Tuesday , Oct , 25 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Karl’s suspension reduced

Denver, CO (Sports Network) – Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl had his
suspension for violating league draft rules reduced from three games to two on

On June 3 Karl was suspended three games and the Nuggets fined $200,000 by the
National Basketball Association when it was learned that Karl attended
workouts at Marquette University on May 16-18 that involved a player
ineligible for the June 28 draft.

Karl will miss the Nuggets season opener on November 1 at San Antonio and the
club’s home opener versus the Los Angeles Lakers the next day. Assistant Coach
Scott Brooks will assume head coaching duties in Karl’s absence.