NEW YORK – Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone has been suspended one game without pay for entering the court, halting play and making contact with a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The incident occurred with 6:20 remaining in the second quarter of Denver’s 127-109 oss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Nov. 19 at Staples Center.
Malone will serve his suspension tonight when the Nuggets face the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Arena.
The NBA also rescinded the ejection fine given to Nuggets’ center Nikola Jokic, who properly received a technical foul for his actions but should not have been ejected from the game.
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