George Karl will coach his 1,000th NBA game Friday night. He's equal parts
proud and stunned by that achievement -- (and he does think it's an
achievement.) Few who saw him in the 1980s in Cleveland or Golden State could
have envisioned such a milestone. Few who see him now find it hard to believe
it took this long.
"You know, longevity in this profession is something special to me,"
Karl said. "How many guys have coached 1,000 games? I bet there aren't that
many. This is ...