- November 19, 2021
Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone catapulted, kept down by Nikola Jokic in misfortune to 76ers
Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone was shot out on Thursday night at Ball Arena, and must be kept down by…
Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone was shot out on Thursday night at Ball Arena, and must be kept down by Nikola Jokic momentarily as he charged at the official who tossed him out.
Malone, in the second from last quarter of their 103-89 misfortune to the Philadelphia 76ers, got disturbed after 76ers watch Seth Curry got a foul on the floor under the rim.
Malone hurried out onto the floor, and must be kept down by Jokic subsequent to getting two speedy technicals before he at last walked off the court and into the locker room.
The Nuggets, subsequent to following by only six points at halftime, battled the rest of the way in the second from last quarter and Malone had apparently been becoming increasingly more baffled before he was launched out.
Denver oversaw only 17 points in the third, and entered the last time frame down 18.The Nuggets just made a solitary field objective after Malone was thrown with the greater part of the second from last quarter remaining, as well.
By then, at that point, it was very late to make a rebound. The 76ers moved to the 14-point win effortlessly, which snapped a five-game losing slide.
“They came in and beat our ass,” Malone said after the game, via DNVR Sports’ Harrison Wind.
Jokic drove the Nuggets with a close to significantly triple-double, wrapping up with 30 points, 10 bounce back and seven helps however 27 of his points came in the primary half. He left the court with around four minutes left in the final quarter, however Malone doesnt accept it was because of any injury issue.
“He was worried about me,” Malone said jokingly, via Wind. “He came back to check on me, make sure I was alright.”
Will Barton added 19, and Monte Morris wrapped up with 11. Those three were the main Nuggets to score in twofold figures, and the group shot only 36% from the field contrasted with almost 51% from the 76ers.
Tyrese Maxey led Philadelphia with 22 points on the evening while at the same time shooting 9-of-15 from the field. Curry wrapped up with 20 points, and Tobias Harris added 17 points with seven bounce back. The 76ers were short Joel Embiid, Danny Green and Matisse Thybulle, alongside Ben Simmons who presently can’t seem to play this season.