Mike Malone Rumors
“It was really nice to play in front of that crowd with their Serbian flags,” Jokic said. “It was a really good feeling for me.” It seemed everyone wanted a piece of Jokic after the third triple-double of his career helped the Nuggets score a much-needed road victory. “That’s the Nikola Jokic fans back in Denver have been waiting to see,” Nuggets coach Mike Malone said.
Is there any part of you that wants to talk to Ranadive or Divac? DeMarcus Cousins: Nah. For what? It was a coward move, so I’m pretty sure I will get a coward response. For what? And I’ve seen this happen before. I’ve been there through all same types … I was there with [coach] Mike Malone’s [firing]. I’ve seen how they operate. I know what kind of answer I will get anyway. So, what is the point?
“I think Steve (Kerr) makes a fair point,” Malone said. “If the NBA and the players’ association want to have a voice, and they asked to have a voice and a vote — which is fair because it’s a players’ league — then take it seriously and make sure you’re voting for guys who are worthy of being an all-star. When you have guys who haven’t played very many minutes at all getting all-star votes, that is not a real vote.”