Denver Nuggets Have Finalized Coach Malone’s Staff

Apr 10, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone looks on in the fourth quarter against the Utah Jazz at the Pepsi Center. The Jazz defeated the Nuggets 100-84. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 10, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Nuggets head coach Michael Malone looks on in the fourth quarter against the Utah Jazz at the Pepsi Center. The Jazz defeated the Nuggets 100-84. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The Denver Nuggets announced today the finalizing of Coach Michael Malone’s coaching staff for this upcoming season. Several new faces are present.

As of today, the Denver Nuggets have announced the promoting of five coaches and the hiring of four more. These coaches will play a large role in the development of several new players. Now, let’s take a quick look at where each

Promoted Coaches

  • Assistant Coach:       Wes Unseld Jr.
  • Assistant Coach:       Micah Nori
  • Assistant Coach:       Ryan Bowen
  • Player Development:    Ognjen Stojakovic
  • Assistant Video Coordinator: Tommy Massimino Jr.

Hired Coaches

  • Assistant Coach:       Jordi Fernandez
  • Assistant Coach:       Chris Finch
  • Player Development:    Stephen Graham
  • Head Video Coordinator: Travess Armenta

Each of these coaches will be crucial, and the interaction between them and head coach Malone will also be crucial. As this coaching frenzy is cooling down with the official finalizing of the list, the daily basketball activities will begin to ramp up.

The three new player development coaches will have one of the most critical jobs as they have to improve potentially over seven players that are younger than 21. This will be one of the most difficult challenges as the Nuggets will head into their new season.

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