Nuggets coach Karl readies for son's cancer surgery

Updated: April 1, 2007, 10:32 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- George Karl welcomed having a game on Sunday night to keep his mind from focusing solely on what will take place Monday.

Karl will be in Boise, Idaho on Monday when his son, Coby, has surgery to remove cancerous lymph nodes.

The surgery will be the second in 13 months for Coby Karl, who had his thyroid removed after being diagnosed with papillary carcinoma, a form of treatable cancer. He also underwent chemotherapy to try to kill off any remaining cancer cells shortly after ...

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