Malone out for Nuggets due to protocols, Adelman steps in

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets announced on social media that head coach Michael Malone will miss the game Tuesday night against Portland after entering the league’s health and safety protocols. Assistant coach David Adelman will fill in for a Nuggets team that entered the night tied for the top spot in the Western Conference with Memphis. The Nuggets have won 13 straight games at home. Malone was hired by Denver on June 15, 2015. He’s won 344 games over eight seasons with the Nuggets. It’s the third-most wins in team history.

Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.