The coach of the Nuggets, Michael Malone, may have been denied family time, but he expressed pride in leading the LeBron team in the All-Star Game. the NBA.
Malone got the right to coach the team after the Nuggets defeated the Timberwolves 107-106 on Saturday.
The coaching roles are determined by the team that has the best results in their respective conferences and, even though Denver has an identical 37-15 return against the Warriors, Malone has earned Steve Kerr's approval with a better result. against his opponents from the West. .
Malone becomes the third Nuggets coach to earn that honor in the All-Star Game, and while he was eager to spend some time at home, the 48-year-old is thrilled to head to Charlotte.
"Of course, every time you can be part of the All-Star weekend, it's an honor not only for yourself, but for all of your coaching staff and for your organization, "he said about the match on 17 February.
– Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) February 3, 2019
"There was a very small part of me that just wanted to relax with my family and be a husband, be a father for a few days, but every time you can represent your team, your city, your fans at the All-Star the game is an honor.
"Our staff deserve a ton of credit, they work hard, very grateful for everything they do for me each day."
MY GUY "W-MO" !!!!! Congratulations brother https://t.co/LuTLlXkPPZ
– LeBron James (@KingJames) February 3, 2019
Earlier this week, Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer won the position of the opposing team led by Giannis Antetokounmpo. His team had the best record in the East for matches until February 3rd.