Michael Malone, the coach of the Denver Nuggets, harshly criticized the NBA bubble.
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Michael Malone, coach of the Denver Nuggets, expressed to the press his immense frustration at being stuck in the Disney World "bubble" in Orlando, Florida, where some NBA teams, including his own, have been found for over. two months.
I miss my family.
I speak for myself and on behalf of the coaches, including everyone who is here.
Sixty days without being able to bring my family here, it's criminal limit, ”said Malone, very upset against the NBA.
“Shame on you, NBA,” he added.
That's ridiculous https://t.co/CUv8WMcdTW
- Jared Dudley (@ JaredDudley619) September 4, 2020
“Coach Mo is absolutely right!
It's ridiculous, ”tweeted LeBron James, the Lakers superstar also in the Western Conference semifinals, in response to a message on this social network from his teammate Jared Dudley who relayed Malone's comments.
After spending the Western Conference quarter-finals at the expense of the Utah Jazz, the Denver Nuggets were largely outscored 120-97 by the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 1 of their semi-final series on Thursday.
Interrupted since March 11 because of the coronavirus, the NBA season resumed on July 30 in the Disney World bubble in Florida, with a slightly tightened and modified format.
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