Malone out for Nuggets on account of well being and security protocols

The Denver Nuggets introduced on social media that head coach Michael Malone will miss the sport Tuesday night time in opposition to Portland after getting into the league’s well being and security protocols.

DENVER, CO – JANUARY 9: Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone mutters to himself as he takes a timeout in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers throughout the third quarter at Ball Area in Denver on Monday, January 9, 2023.

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Assistant coach David Adelman will fill in for a Nuggets staff that entered the night time tied with Memphis for the highest spot within the Western Convention. The Nuggets (30-13) have received 13 straight dwelling video games.

Malone was employed by Denver on June 15, 2015. He is received 344 video games over eight seasons with the Nuggets, which is the third-most in staff historical past. He trails solely Doug Moe (432) and George Karl (423). Malone additionally has a 21-27 postseason mark with Denver.

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