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  • Furious George

  • My Forty Years Surviving NBA Divas, Clueless GMs, and Poor Shot Selection
  • By: George Karl, Curt Sampson
  • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

A man of deep passion and intensity, George Karl earned his bad boy reputation while playing at the University of North Carolina, a rap that continued through the five years he spent with the San Antonio Spurs - and long after he stopped playing. Karl's beery nights, fistfights, and barking followed him into a 35-year coaching career. In a game defined by big stakes and bigger egos, rabid fans and an unforgiving media, Karl was hired and fired a dozen times.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • macho jock story.....

  • By Joe Gargiul on 02-12-17

Interesting book, narrator almost ruined it for me

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-22-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

No, not the audio book. The narrator is not great. He mispronounces names and sounds like he's in his 90's. With a memoir book like this, I want to picture George Karl as I listen, but my brain sees Jack Lemmon from Glengarry Glen Ross.

What did you like best about this story?

insight into what went on behind the scenes with George, the teams he coached and the organizations he worked for.

Would you be willing to try another one of Danny Campbell’s performances?

Yes. He'd be fine for a different kind of book I think.

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