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Truth and Basketball with George Karl

May 28, 2020

We look back at Coach Karl's brief and tumultuous tenure with the Sacramento Kings from 2015-2016. George's former assistant, Vance Walberg, joins us on the show.

Coach's teams in Seattle, Milwaukee and Denver were better than .500 in 21 straight regular seasons. That streak ended in Sacramento due to poor management,...


May 20, 2020

In this episode of Truth+Basketball, we explore the evolving world of sports media. Guests Vic Lombardi from Altitude Sports and Marc Kestecher from ESPN help us consider why the media is less connected to athletes and coaches and less influential in today's landscape.  Coach Karl had a love-hate relationship with...


May 18, 2020

Coach Karl and Co-Host Brad Burns recap the final two episodes of ESPN’s “The Last Dance”. Coach breaks down Michael’s last two playoff series against Indiana and Utah, plus final takeaways from the docuseries that captivated the sports world.


May 11, 2020

Coach Karl and Co-Host Brad Burns recap episodes 7 and 8 of ESPN’s “The Last Dance”. The truth behind George ignoring Michael at a restaurant, MJ as a baseball player, his return to the Bulls, and the 1996 Finals between the Bulls and Sonics are all discussed. Plus, would Michael have gotten three more titles if...


May 7, 2020

Sam Cassell, 3x NBA Champion, was one of the best point guards in the history of the Milwaukee Bucks franchise.  Under Coach Karl's leadership, Sam partnered with Ray Allen and Glenn Robinson to form a "big 3" for the Bucks in the late '90s and early 2000s.  In this episode of Truth+Basketball, George and Sam review the...