George Karl Reportedly to Be Fired Before 2016 NBA All-Star Break

February 8th, 2016 by Danny Webster Leave a reply »

On Saturday,'s Marc Stein reported the Sacramento Kings were mulling over the thought of firing head coach George Karl, and it appears as though they have made their decision.

On Monday, Stein reported the Kings are "likely" to fire Karl after they play their final game before the All-Star break against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.

Karl's future in Sacramento took a turn for the worse when the Kings lost 128-119 to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday, per Stein. Not only was it Sacramento's sixth loss in seven games, but it was a loss to the Eastern Conference's second-worst team.

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported Friday that discussions about Karl's future were an "overreaction to the loss" in Brooklyn but also that Karl had lost support within the locker room and the front office.

One person who was vocal about Karl's performance was former Kings guard and current CSN Bay Area analyst Bobby Jackson.

"I think I could come off this set and do a much better coaching job right now," Jackson said, per Sactown Royalty.

CBS Sports' Matt Moore also shared his thoughts on the ...

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