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Me: You said a long time ago, you could see yourself finishing your coaching career back in Madrid (Karl coached European powerhouse Real Madrid for two seasons in the late '80s and early '90s). GK: I'm not saying that's out of the question. Two games a week? That excites me. College doesn't excite me, because you just deal with so many nightmares of getting grades, getting them in school, and keeping them eligible. That stuff doesn't turn me on. Dealing with pros, having two or three days to prepare, that's good stuff. That motivates a coach. NBA.com
Jason Jones: Karl said he's excited to work with Vlade Divac. Said he's known Vlade for some time, looks forward to sharing Real Madrid stories. Karl said he knows Vlade is loved in Sacramento, might just right his coattails for a while for the love. Twitter @mr_jasonjones
The Sixers are so young and untested that even some clubs outside the NBA compare favorably to them in terms of experience in the league. Take away injured Jason Richardson, who may never play again, and even D-League squad Texas Legends and Euroleague powerhouse Real Madrid beat Philadelphia's roster when it comes to NBA games played. HoopsHype
Marc Stein: Looks like Real Madrid has indeed sealed its deal with @AyonGustavo to make it two big-name No. 14s from Mexico - pic.twitter.com/LVobeQM4On Twitter @ESPNSteinLine
Star center for Mexico's national-team Gustavo Ayon (Agency: Duran International) signed with Spanish powerhouse and European finalist Real Madrid. According to sources with knowledge of the pact between the former NBA big man and the Spanish club, Ayon penned a three-year offer sheet worth 5.2 million Euros total. Madrid, sources say, can opt-out between years two-and-three; for a buyout fee, Ayon holds an escape clause to the NBA each summer. Eurobasket.com
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