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George Karl's Player List: Most Talented

Denver Nuggets coach selects the most gifted athlete in his 24 NBA seasons


In 24 NBA seasons, Denver Nuggets coach George Karl has worked with hundreds of players ranging from All-Stars and role players to future coaches and future Hall of Famers.

The Who’s Who list includes names such as Ray Allen, Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, World B. Free, Allen Iverson, Shawn Kemp, Chris Mullin and Gary Payton.

With such a vast array of players to choose from, Nuggets.com asked Karl to access his mental database and fill in a variety of categories, including the fastest and smartest players he’s ever coached.

To kick off the video series, Karl talked about the most talented player he’s coached.

Would it be Iverson, the electric point guard who won four scoring titles and appeared in nine NBA All-Star games?

Or how about Mullin, the Hall of Fame forward who could fill up the stat sheet?

With plenty of great choices, Karl couldn’t go wrong.

Watch the video to hear his answer.