George Karl on Carmelo Anthony: “Melo was the best offensive player I ever coached”

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George Karl, 2013 NBA coach of the Year and four times NBA All-Star games head coach, during his podcast Truth + Basketball with George Karl gave credits to Carmelo Anthony by calling him the best offensive player he has ever coached. They both were part of the Denver Nuggets franchise during the 2005-2011 seasons.

Melo was the best offensive player I ever coached. Looking back, I wish I had done a better job of helping him become a championship player

George Karl