Kenyon Martin Blasts George Karl After Coach Criticizes Players in Memoir

December 22nd, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Former Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl is set to release a memoir in the near future, and excerpts were released Thursday that did not paint a flattering picture of Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith and Kenyon Martin. 

According to the New York Post's Marc Berman, Karl compared his former Nuggets stars to "the spoiled brats you see in junior golf and junior tennis."

Karl also touched on the absence of a father in Anthony's and Martin's lives as a reason for what he perceived as troublesome attitudes. 

"Kenyon and Carmelo carried two big burdens: all that money and no father to show them how to act like a man," he wrote, per Berman. 

Shortly after the excerpts came out, Martin tweeted his thoughts regarding Karl's pointed words on Thursday: 

Martin added: "Everyone that's played for that awful person and coach can't stand the ground he walks on. Having a lot of wins doesn't make you a good coach. He was blessed with great talent. Since we were so bad as players. Tell him to forfeit those Denver wins. George Karl is selfish, unhappy, [m ...

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