May 8, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl during the press conference announcing him NBA coach of the year at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Rumors: George Karl wants Cleveland Cavaliers head coaching job

The Cleveland Cavaliers are searching for a new head coach after dismissing Mike Brown, but they may not have to look very hard if they feel like extending the offer to George Karl.

The veteran NBA coach, best known for his run with the Seattle Supersonics and Denver Nuggets has been out of basketball for a season but is determined to get back into coaching.

There are a few available jobs, but according to Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, Karl is really hoping to land the Cavaliers job.

Karl, the seventh coach in NBA history to win 1,000+ games spent the past eight years with the Denver Nuggets, winning Coach of the Year honors in 2013 though shockingly was let go just weeks later as some reports suggested their was turmoil between players and Karl.

As for the Cavaliers, they bring with them significant cap space, a young budding star in Kyrie Irving, a lottery pick and youth like Anthony Bennett and Dion Waiters so few situations are better for perspective coaches looking for work.

Cleveland has been rumored to have interest in Karl, though are said to be looking at a handful of other potential head coaching candidates as well.

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