As Nuggets head coach George Karl marches towards his 1,000th coaching victory (seventh all-time in NBA history), it’s looking like he’ll be Denver’s coach for a few more seasons.

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl is slowing down but not stopping – ESPN
Rick Reilly writes that battling cancer isn’t easy, but then again, neither is coaching the Denver Nuggets.

NUGGETS: One cancer survivor to another: Boylan reached out to Karl
Bucks assistant coach Jim Boylan and Karl have two things in common: they’ve both been head coaches in the NBA and have both survived throat and neck cancer.

George Karl Seeks Three-Year Extension as Contract Talks Start Next Week — NBA FanHouse 
Chris Tomasson reports that Karl is looking for a three-year extension.

Kiszla: Responses by refs are creating ill will – The Denver Post 
Mark Kiszla criticizes the NBA's new officiating policy on whining players.

NBA Rescinds Carmelo Anthony's Second Technical — NBA FanHouse 
Tomasson reports that Melo's second technical foul against the Bucks on Wednesday night has been rescinded, meaning Melo has "only" six technicals and not seven.  Per Tomasson, Melo remains tied for the league lead in technicals and is on pace for 29 on the season (a player gets suspended at 16).

J.R. Smith, Nuggets Both Want a Re-Signing Next Summer — NBA FanHouse 
J.R. wants to finish his career in Denver and the Nuggets are looking to re-sign him.  And yes, I just did a double-take, too.