Josh Kroenke Rumors
Harrison Wind: Michael Malone says he Nikola Jokic and Josh Kroenke hung out for two hours after Game 4, had beers, talked about the season, Nikola’s horses and everything in between. Malone told Jokic he’s coming over to Serbia soon. “You can come, but you won’t find me,” Jokic responded.
Harrison Wind: Breaking: Ball Arena, formerly Pepsi Center, will be a voting site for the November General Election and open for voting from 10/30 through election day on 11/3. “We are proud that for the first time ever Ball Arena will host in-person voting services,” Josh Kroenke said.
What has your reaction been to watching Nikola Jokic in these playoffs? Bill Walton: He’s just a very interesting player and super fun to watch. He looks like he’d be really fun to play with. He looks like a great teammate and a spectacularly skilled player who plays to win. And he can do so many different things. He’s big, strong, powerful, mobile, skilled, intelligent, creative, collaborative. Empty the thesaurus. He’s got a lot of things going for him. He comes from a great basketball culture. And he’s got a tremendous coach right now in Mike Malone. He’s got some real nice teammates in Denver. Josh Kroenke at the top is terrific. Chris Marlowe, their broadcaster. I’m very aware of the Nuggets and the dizzying possibilities of a wonderful tomorrow.
Harrison Wind: Stan and Josh Kroenke just announced the creation of a Kroenke Sports & Entertainment COVID-19 relief fund to further assist their employees impacted by the pandemic. The Kroenke Family Foundation will be leading with the first donation into the Fund in the amount of $500,000.
The Bulls were taken with Karnisovas’ history for talent evaluation and strong endorsements from Nuggets governor Josh Kroenke and president of basketball operations Tim Connelly about Karnisovas’ leadership, organization and ability to structure operations, sources said. Karnisovas had a lengthy virtual interview with Bulls chief operating officer Michael Reinsdorf, who is leading the search, on Tuesday, sources said. On Wednesday, Reinsdorf introduced Karnisovas to his father, Jerry, for additional discussions and got Jerry’s blessing to offer Karnisovas the job.