Open Thread: Mike Malone

After word leaked yesterday of the Nugget’s hiring of Michael Malone many fans were upset. A lot of people bashed the front office and compared the hire to Brian Shaw.I will admit I was excited when Shaw was hired at first but my thoughts were quickly changed once I saw his lack of direction. I understood the […]

Surprising candidate Mike Malone gets the job

Mike Malone has been hired as the new coach of the Denver Nuggets,according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports .He replaces Melvin Hunt, who took over on an interim basis for Brian Shaw, who was fired in early March. Besides Hunt, former Suns, Knicks and Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni also was a candidate for the […]

Trey Lyles added to workout.

Workout Participants for June 15th (subject to change) Gilvydas Biruta- 6-8, 240, Forward, Rhode Island Trey Lyles- 6-10,240, Forward, Kentucky DJ Newbill-6-4,210, Guard, Penn State Cameron Payne-6-2, 180, Guard, Murray State Nikola Radicevic- 6-5, 200, Guard, Serbia The Nuggets have added a few names to go along with point guard Cameron Payne in a workout scheduled […]

Stein believes job will still go to Hunt

Just a quick update to the Nuggets Coaching search. Marc Stein just recently sent out a series of tweets regarding coaching rumblings from around the league among them one that says Melvin Hunt is still the favorite to keep the Nuggets head coaching job. It will be interesting to see if anyone can move ahead of him. GM Tim […]

Nuggets to host Willie Cauley-Stein for pre-draft workout

The Nuggets will hold another solo workout for a player who could possibly be the guy picked seventh overall as they host Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein. This comes just days after their first solo work out with Arizona prospect Stanley Johnson. The Nuggets brought in a group of other players to workout earlier that day but none […]

A Mile High Re-do?

As the Nuggets coaching search continues I thought we should look back at one of the top Candidate’s first time in the Mile High City. Mike D’Antoni was named the Nuggets head coach for the lockout shortened season of 1998-1999 after a successful stint in Italy guiding Benetton Treviso and capturing Coppa Italia in 1995 […]