Sacramento Kings

George Karl by the numbers

Kings head coach George Karl reacts to a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., on Jan. 26, 2016. Karl received a technical foul.
Kings head coach George Karl reacts to a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., on Jan. 26, 2016. Karl received a technical foul. The Associated Press

A look back at the NBA coaching career of Kings head coach George Karl, who will reportedly be relieved of his duties on Thursday:

Number crunch

1: Times Karl was named NBA Coach of the Year (2013, with the Denver Nuggets).

1: Times a Karl coached team reached the NBA Finals (with Seattle in 1996)

4: Times Karl was the head coach in an NBA All-Star game (1994, 1996, 1998, 2010).

6: NBA teams Karl has coached.

9: Consecutive times Karl led the Nuggets into the postseason (2005-2013).

12: Times Karl has been named Coach of the Month.

21: Consecutive seasons Karl’s teams finished .500 or better from 1992 to 2013.

27: Years Karl has coached in the NBA.

80-105: Karl’s career postseason coaching record. His 80 playoff victories match Lenny Wilkens for eighth all-time.

824: Career coaching losses by Karl, the seventh most in NBA history.

1,175: Career coaching victories by Karl, which ranks fifth best in NBA history.

1,703: Points Karl scored during his playing career.

NBA coaching timeline

July 26, 1984: Hired as head coach by the Cleveland Cavaliers

March 16, 1986: Fired as head coach by the Cleveland Cavaliers

May 23, 1986: Hired as head coach by the Golden State Warriors

March 23, 1988: Resigns as head coach of the Golden State Warriors

Jan. 23, 1992: Hired as head coach by the Seattle SuperSonics

May 26, 1998: Fired as head coach by the Seattle SuperSonics

Aug. 29, 1998: Hired as head coach by the Milwaukee Bucks

July 21, 2003: Fired as head coach by the Milwaukee Bucks

Jan. 27, 2005: Hired as head coach by the Denver Nuggets

June 6, 2013: Fired as head coach by the Denver Nuggets

Feb. 17, 2015: Hired as head coach by the Kings

Compiled by Stu Rosenberg

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