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Report: Karl suffers setback

Updated: March 24, 2010, 2:13 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

It is unlikely that Denver Nuggets coach George Karl will return to coaching before the playoffs, a source told ESPN.com's Chris Sheridan.

The Nuggets coach has already missed eight games since being diagnosed with neck and throat cancer last month. He is undergoing a rigorous six-week treatment program of radiation and chemotherapy.

Sources told Yahoo! Sports that Karl recently needed treatment for blood clots in his legs and lungs that surfaced while he was already undergoing treatment.

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