Never change a winning team. This also applies to coaches who win. In this case, Denver will extend its coach, Michael Malone, as reported by ESPN. The details of this new contract have not filtered, but we know that the 52-year-old technician will be “one of the highest paid in the NBA”.
Formerly stationed in Sacramento (2013-14) after multiple experiences as an assistant, Malone took the reins of the Nuggets in 2015, lifting the Colorado club to the championship title in 2023. Which Nuggets have the best record of the West (8 wins, 2 losses) tied with Dallas. Under the leadership of Michael Malone, Denver won 375 games (272 losses), making him the third winningest coach in franchise history after Doug Moe (432) and George Karl (423).