In this season finale of the Keeping it 1000 podcast, George Karl joins Adam Mares to recap Denver’s season and to talk about his big takeaways from their playoff run and observations about the team trying to go from fringe contender to NBA championship.

  • How success breeds arrogance in the NBA
  • The important alignment between the Owner, GM, and Coach
  • Do the Kroenkes want to win?
  • How agents affect free agency
  • How important are things like training facilities, medical staffs, etc.
  • What went wrong against the Lakers?
  • Why the NBA Finals are unique
  • Did Michael Malone do a good job bringing MPJ along slowly?
  • Jrue Holiday, Bradley Beal, Serge Ibaka and other free agent targets

Adam Mares

Denver native, lifelong Denver sports fan, credentialed Nuggets reporter, below average bio writer, above average post passer.