Denver, Cleveland, and Indiana were still talking about a three-team deal that would land Love in Denver and George in Cleveland. The challenge for Cleveland was finding the combination of young players and draft picks that Indiana wants in a deal — Indy is rumored to want a lottery pick (preferably high lottery) and a young player or players.
Denver likes its young core. What Denver needs most is an upgrade at the four — someone who can defend, rebound, and space the floor. Instead, expect the Nuggets to be aggressive on the free agent market.
Michael Malone is in Sombor, Serbia, the hometown of Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic. As reported on Altitude Radio earlier last week, Malone has plans to go hunting with Jokic and his brothers as well as attend a horse race for Nikola’s new horse. Well, based on this photo from the instagram account of Filipe Eichenberger, Associate Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Denver Nuggets, Jokic appears to have himself a winner. Jokic is a big fan of horse racing, perhaps even more of a fan of horse-racing than of basketball. Just look at the joy on his face in this photo. While in Serbia, the Jokic family is also looking to treat Malone to “fish stew,” according to this report on alo.rs.