Where will George Karl go?

Nuggets dump 2013 coach of the year, who will have no shortage of suitors

Updated: June 6, 2013, 3:14 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider
George Karl John E. Sokolowski/USA TODAY SportsGeorge Karl figures to have a number of teams interested in his services.

The NBA coaching landscape shifted dramatically Thursday when the Denver Nuggets decided to part ways with coach George Karl. Immediately, the reigning Coach of the Year shoots to the top of the list of candidates for contending teams with vacancies, a group that includes the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Clippers -- and potentially the Memphis Grizzlies, who have allowed their coach, Lionel Hollins, to talk to other teams.

Already, ESPN.com has reported interest from both the Clippers and the Grizzlies.