At last night's ESPY awards, Nuggets coach George Karl won the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance -- and he didn't use his time at the microphone to mumble platitudes aboutKarl's cancer fight
, which kept him off the team's bench for the final (and key) part of last season. Instead, in a gruff but strong voice, he said it was time for the federal government to increase its contributions to cancer research, putting up a dollar for each one donated by other sources. Hard to imagine something like that happening in this economic climate, but Karl made a forceful argument. Check it out below:
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