It's your world, Sacramento Kings. We're just happy to be along for the ride. Prior to the All-Star break, we broke down what had been an absolutely crazy four-week stretch that involved playoff talk, a 1-8 slide, George Karl getting fired, and then George Karl not getting fire. As if not content to let a week go by without some sort of drama, GM Vlade Divac up and
, citing the team needed a shakeup. Karl said he was “disappointed and confused” by the move. Can you imagine what this team is going to be like the last month of the season when they're 15 games below .500 and out of the playoff hunt?
"Obviously (Karl) didn't like it," Divac said, according to The Bee. "But I felt like we had to do something to shake things up."
“Vance is a guy who has been intellectually influential in my thoughts on basketball, probably in my top 10,” Karl said. “He’s that good, he’s that talented, he’s brilliant in a lot of ways ... there’s no question I’m disappointed and confused.”