Denver Nuggets Head Coach George Karl was named Western Conference Coach of the Month for January, the NBA announced today.

Karl led the Nuggets to an overall record of 12-3 (.800) for the month, which was tied for the most wins in the league during January. Additionally, the 12 wins are the second most ever won in a month in Nuggets team history (won 13 in March 1982).

DES MOINES, Iowa – Being a 6-foot-6 point guard has its advantages.

Seeing over the defense. Posting up smaller defenders. Utilizing long arms to impede passing lanes.

Leg room on an EMB-145 regional jet is not on that list.

Denver Nuggets guard Julyan Stone did his best to fold himself into seat 19A on Wednesday as he headed to Des Moines for an assignment with the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League.