Are the Nuggets lacking inspiration from Michael Malone? | KJZ

Published on Jun 9, 2021
Alan Hahn, Keyshawn Johnson and Jay Williams discuss the Denver Nuggets defeating the Phoenix Suns in Game 1.

0:00 Michael Malone’s post-match comments.
2:20 What to make of the Nuggets’ “embarrassing” Game 1 defeat.
3:25 Does a coach set the identity of a team?


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Comments

  • Like Jamal Murray isn't a big factor for the team??

  • I’m sure not having Jamal Murray is the bigger issue.

  • No what they lack is ability, Jokic although the leagues MVP (By default Embid missed time, Durant missed time, Lebron missed time) isnt good enough to lead a team to the promise land..................He is Solid but he isnt Magical like Dame, Steph, Lebron, KD and Giannis!

  • unsub from espn, dislike.

  • The nuggets are lacking their 2nd best player and top 3 rotation guards.

  • Ok guys i now you have espn jobs but man was coach of the bubble came back 3-1 twice , I don't think you guys know the team better than malone does chill out

  • hello nuggets its hurt on me but not yet finish...5 games more.

  • Might be literally the absolutely very last reason for their failure

  • Yes, Denver is lacking so much inspiration from Mike Malone that they overcame consecutive 1-3 deficits in the bubble. He is so uninspiring that they continued winning games even after Jamal Murray got injured. He doesn't even inspire Jokić enough to go from a 2nd round pick to THIS YEAR'S MVP. Are you kidding me? 😒

  • The moderator, the dumb one👀 and the analyst

  • I think when jay mentioned the "dog mentality" he forgetting Lou and pet bev telling the media "we tried to guard him, we really did. We didn't want him to score 40 on us" KD just different bro 😂 and then he got ky and smoking Joe Harris, not to mention harden. It's coach bus fault man 🤣

  • I like Mike

  • Nuggets are lacking guys like Torrey Craig and Jeremy Grant who provide some defensive resistance

  • Joker wins MVP and y’all slander the coach the same day...classless act

  • They talkin about the bucks right ?😂

  • I only clicked on this clip to ask, “Do people actually watch this trash af show?” Have never seen a good take

  • If you are a white coach out there watch out. ESPN will come for you. Meanwhile T Lue litterally is fooling you all. Almost like Bevs.

    • I meant scorching

    • @sandro ferraris You’re right they were scourging tonite, let’s see what they do in DENVER !!

    • @Buster Mcdade Meanwhile they down 2 now. Suns were scorching.

    • @sandro ferraris I’m not into politics either, you made the statement and I agreed with you; no politics intended.

    • @Buster Mcdade I am not into politics, It's just about being objective on the subject, and dont milk toxic narratives when we all know michael malone is a great coach and only lost 1 game on the road ffs its almost funny

  • This talk show is cring af. These dudes sound like basketball wives with all the gossip and nonsense.

  • This is why there is already talk that this show is going to be retooled with new people or cancelled completely. You cant talk basketball or sports when you have no idea what you are talking about.

  • what we're lacking is our 2 starting guards and our first guard off the bench. it's not that hard to grasp

  • Pathetic question. They come back twice from 3-1 deficits and beat arguably a more talented Blazers team given the absence of Murray & Barton and you're questioning Malone's leadership? These guys should all be employed at Chipotle.

  • Delete this video while you have a chance

  • he doesn’t know what he’s talking about Nuggets went from 1 game out of the playoffs to a top 3 seed two years in the row bro shut up. Malone ain’t no budenholzer

  • Stupid lol lacking inspiration? They shouldn't even be here in the second round. That's enough inspiration just being in the second round short handed.

  • JWill is in the category of worst analysts featuring: Ryan Hollins, Nick Wright and Paul Pierce

  • Nuggets fans in the comments mad af

  • They're missing Jamal Murray it's expected

  • Lol what a joke question. They need to be askin this about the bucks coach

  • lazy take

  • What happen to zubin

  • Bruh they showed a mike Malone clip and then they bring up the bucks coach like what 😂

  • Am I the only one? Everytime I see these Guys' videos on my feed, always Against the Nuggets

  • This show only criticizes and puts down teams and players instead of giving props to the better team. The whole suns and lakers series, all they talked about was how bad the lakers and lebron was instead of how good the suns are playing. Same thing for this series..

  • Wrong title. ESPN getting lazy.

  • ESPN you dont know anything about Michael Malone or the Nuggets. Nothing !!!

  • The only question anybody should ask is why these 3 clowns have a show talking sports. They clearly have only watched a handful of Nuggets games which doesn't surprise me cause ESPN almost never puts the Nuggets on. After one game you're questioning MIke Malone's job? STFU I live in Denver, Coach Malone has done a great job as a coach and for the Denver community. What a horrible, lazy, toxic take.

  • I’m pretty sure all they need is Jamal Murray back. He would’ve been perfect going up against Dbook. I’m confident the suns have too much offense for Denver they might get a game they might get two but they aren’t winning. Suns can only beat themselves

  • Nobody’s giving them a chance because the suns play the best three and D in the league and without doubling Joker they can Focus on taking away passing lanes

  • A really stupid take. I would be embarrassed to show my face in public if I hit "publish" on this nonsense.

  • This is a joke lol. Michael Malone is one of if not the best coach in the nba. Look at the numbers since he got to denver

  • This gotta be the worst show on ESPN

  • The Denver Nuggets are 2-6 in Game One’s in the Jokic Era prior to the Suns series. They are 3-1 in the series they’ve lost the first game. They are 3-1 in game 7’s. The Denver Nuggets have lost by 20 in at least ONE game in almost every series they have played. The Denver Nuggets are the grittiest team in the NBA AND they make adjustments better than anyone. Michael Malone will be the coach of the Nuggets for years to come. If Jamal Murray and Will Barton were healthy they Nuggets would be in the Finals this year EASILY.

  • Lmao this just proves you guys don’t regularly watch the nuggets , media is a JOKE. Malone has done so much for this team and changed the culture, Denver has grind the hard way and it’s because of Malone

  • nah they just missing an elite level guard 😂😂

  • This show sucks lol

  • So easy to blame the coach, isn’t it? Jay will always blames the coach, why didn’t he blame doc rivers after their losing to Hawks in game one.

  • It amazes me how many people read the title and don't actually watch the video before they comment lol. They talked about Mike Budenholzer the whole time

  • close to 50? did he watch the game?

  • These 3 are bums 😓😓

  • Don't know if I'm more upset at ESPN messing up the title of this video or these sensitive, fake NBA fans who didn't watch/listen to the video thinking this talk was about the nuggets head coach 🤣🤣🤣

    • I personally think this was a good take by jay will. Starts from the coach. Coach sends a bad message, no motivation, no fire, so the players take the wrong idea and play with the wrong mentality

  • They don’t know what to talk about anymore so they trash on our coach ??

  • If you know anything about the nuggets you would know Malone is one of the best motivators in the game. What a horrible discussion

  • “Ok you’ve been here a number of times, when are you going to take that step?” This is this nuggets team’s third year in the playoffs. 2019 they went to game 7 in the second round, 2020 they make the conference finals, and this year they’ve already easily advanced to the semifinals while suffering major injuries

    • @SOLAR_ CPG I don’t even know how y’all come up with this stuff. In NBA history only 14 MVPs have won the championship

    • They have the mvp they should easily make the finals, the suns aren’t even that good.

  • Answer: no

  • Are y’all for real!? We are missing our starting PG, our starting SG, and our backup SG. The hate for Denver is so real. This is why nobody watches y’all anymore.

  • Imagine if the bucks had mike malone😳

  • They got blown out by portland in game 1 at home and won the series in 6. These clowns are awful with their freezing cold takes.

  • I dont like Malone, but this is ridiculous. They beat the Blazers without Murray and after one loss to the Suns, ESPN is trying to point fingers? Let them adjust and stop trying to push narratives

  • HAVE YOU HEARD MICHAEL MALONE? ENOUGH, ESPN! He's GOT to be the most uplifting coach in the league, what is this!?

  • Bro why y’all playing with peoples jobs? After losing Jamal Murray the media didn’t even have them making it this far. Now they lose one game in the semifinals they question Malone? Like stfu.

  • The level of real sports journalism and analasys here is below zero. ESPN is getting worse by the day.

  • What are they talking about?

  • Steph mvp

  • ESPN is unwatchable

  • Dem media trying to create a narrative to fire a coach..

  • This is ridiculous... I didn’t watch the video the headline alone is terrible

  • As Suns fan.. Denver get even more disrespect. Jazz to. 3 best teams in whole NBA and this not even close.

  • I love Alan Hahn but this show ain’t it.

  • Horrible take

  • Man .... Jay Will you were a player once... These are just horrible comments...

  • LOL They're talking about the Bucks if you guys actually watched the video. ESPN Do a better job w your headlines and titles this is embarrassing.

  • This guys dont watch the Denver Nuggets ...They have a better coach than the Bucks

  • Alan Hahn, Keyshawn Johnson and Jay Williams discuss the Denver Nuggets defeating the Phoenix Suns in Game 1. Does anyone review ESPN's videos before posting them? lol

  • No. Do you idiots even watch the Nuggets play? I’m not even a Nuggets fan, but Malone is one of the league’s best coaches🤦🏾‍♂️

  • They making it seem like the Nuggets lost to a bunch of bums lmao. Suns have a great team. Better than the Nuggets on paper by a mile in fact. So it's not some stroke unbelievable scenario that a game 1 blowout happened.

  • The Nuggets entire starting backcourt is injured, and one member of that backcourt is their 2nd best player and arguably their #1 scorer/clutch performer. The fact that they are playing this well is a testament to Michael Malone's coaching.

  • If Denver wins game 2 the media will praise Malone for adjustments hypocrites.

  • Keyshawn a 🤡

  • After 1 game the media is questioning Malone's coaching ability are you kidding me.

  • Hey Ty Lue, why don't you call a timeout next time? Not calling one hasn't worked twice now. Clippers play hot potato with the ball at the end. Come up with a scheme next time. Stop letting them figure it out.

  • Clippers were better off keeping Lou Williams. Rondo has been utter trash for us. We win Game 5 vs. Dallas and Game 1 vs. Utah if Lou was still there. Lou is not afraid to take the big shot. Kawhi and PG are afraid.

    • Kawhi is definitely not afraid. The Clippers should have called a time out they were in disarray panic mode

  • ESPN should cancel these guys they have no basketball knowledge at all and their hate towards small market teams is very evident

  • Stop 🛑 it .... Mike Malone missing his second best player and he is doing a great job in Denver always has

  • That dislike ratio doe 👀

  • Marcus Morris Sr. is shooting 10 for 37 in the last 3 games if you take out his Game 7. That's 27% and worse than PG's last 3 games shooting 15 for 47 (32%). It's like if Scottie and Horace kept disappearing for MJ.

  • espn trying to get more people fired. why am i not shocked?

  • Lol Espn down bad making up stories for hot takes everyday

  • My Clippers really have no shot against Brooklyn if our 2nd and 3rd best players keeps bricking like that. They're both wide-open and they still miss. Rondo has been awful too. Trade everybody except Kawhi & T-Mann.

  • How???😂😂😂

  • My Clippers are 0-1 and they're in so much trouble according to LeShannon. Nuggets are 0-1 and they're in so much trouble. Media really needs to calm the F down. One game and they're dead already.

    • I dont like agreeing with LA fans 😆 but this is the truth. Get ready for all the kawhi and pg and Jokic hate... after a home team won one playoff game.

  • yo these media people are so toxic man. Unreal

    • This show especially Keyshawn. I can’t believe he said he wants AD to go out there and “tear it off the bone”

    • It’s the nature of the business bro

  • ESPN is so trash now

  • Let me get this straight. Win the last series and say nothing. now go down 0-1 and the coach isn’t great. If the nuggets had Murray the game would of been alot closer than it is. Let them make adjustments and let’s discuss this at the end of round 2

  • the coach who refuses to play Bol Bol. Malone should be canned for that alone.

  • Jesus Christ every take from this show in regards to the Nuggets has just been awful smh

    • yep these guys really hate the nuggets ever since they denied them the battle of LA in the bubble last year

  • Naw, Malone is great for this team lol.

  • If y’all know Nuggets basketball it’s Denver in 7

    • @mrgetitdone85 that’s right

    • If there’s one team u can’t count out it’s the nuggets.

  • Seriously, why are these people talking hoops?

  • LEBRON > JORDAN

  • Tf kinda question is this...