The Denver Nuggets Cannot Be Content in Their Mediocrity

December 22nd, 2009 by Courtzide Seatz Leave a reply »

The NBA head coach is perhaps the most futile and superficial leader of any of the major American sports. I mean what purpose does he really serve beyond drawing up a few plays, arguing with a referee here and there, and giving a compelling halftime speech?

He is the ultimate figurehead, prominent in stature, yet lacking any meaningful power. But, even a figurehead serves one significant purpose: a source for inspiration.

Following the Nuggets embarrassing  loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night, bringing their road record to a pedestrian 7-8, George Karl offered the following justification for his team's inconsistency on the road this season:

"I think our road record is OK. We've had very good wins on the road, we've had some disappointing losses, but it's still probably I don't know how many teams are above .500, but I bet it's not seven or eight. We're in a good place."

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