NBA player reactions to Karl firing

Quite a few people were surprised by the Denver Nuggets’

decision to fire George Karl on Thursday morning. Among those

surprised by the decision to let go the same man who was named

2013’s Coach of the Year just 29 days ago were several NBA players.

Here is a look at some of the shocked tweets that were posted

around the league after news came down about Denver’s surprising


Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried:

Faried was also referencing Nuggets ex-GM Masai Ujiri, who

walked away from Denver to take a better-paying job with the

Toronto Raptors.

Forward Quincy Miller:



Guard Evan Fournier:

All of the above tweets are from or about current Nuggets

players, but there was shocked feedback from numerous others around

the league as well.

Warriors guard Brandon Rush:

Kings forward Jason Thompson:

Suns guard Kendall Marshall:

Knicks forward Quentin Richardson:

Ex-NBA center Shelden Williams:

The ever-gracious Karl took to Twitter himself to thank the city

of Denver for all of the love it has showed him over the past nine



Always a class act, Coach. Good luck with your next job.