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Former Nuggets Coach George Karl Criticizes Carmelo

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Former Sacramento Kings coach George Karl didn’t hold back in his criticism of Carmelo Anthony, writing in a book set to be released in January that the New York Knicks forward was a “true conundrum” during their time together with the Denver Nuggets.

“Carmelo was a true conundrum for me in the six years I had him,” Karl wrote in “Furious George,” according to an advance copy obtained by the New York Post. “He was the best offensive player I ever coached. He was also a user of people, addicted to the spotlight and very unhappy when he had to share it.

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Cavs D-Wade Volunteers to Move to Bench Role

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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade approached coach Tyronn Lue over the weekend and requested to come off the bench for the defending Eastern Conference champions, returning JR Smith to the starting shooting guard role he occupied for most of the past three seasons.

“I just decided, earlier than later, just to get to the unit where I’d be more comfortable in and can probably be better with this team in that lineup,” Wade said after practice Monday. “Why wait? Three games in, why wait? Wanted to get in there with those guys.”

Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN

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Suns GM: Bledsoe Has Likely Played Last Game for PHX

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Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters Monday.

McDonough said he, interim coach Jay Triano and Bledsoe met Monday morning and that Bledsoe was sent home at the end of the discussion. He will not play in Monday’s home game against the Sacramento Kings. Bledsoe “won’t be with us going forward,” McDonough said.

Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN

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Ben Simmons Registers Triple-Double, 76ers Win

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Four games into his NBA career, Ben Simmons already has a triple-double to his credit.

And with some help from Joel Embiid, he finally led the Philadelphia 76ers to a victory. Simmons had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and Embiid scored 30 points to lift the 76ers to a 97-86 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.

Source: The Associated Press on ESPN

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