The Denver Nuggets are looking for head coach Michael Malone to prove to them that he is capable of guiding the team into the future meaning the pressure is on in Denver.
Malone is in his 3rd season at the helm and guiding a Denver team that is without free agent prize Paul Millsap, who has been sidelined with a wrist injury since November.
“We have some young guys that have to prove to me I can trust them,” Malone said.
Those young players are Nikola Jokic and Gary Harris and the Nuggets want to be sure they have the right man leading their development.
According to Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post, the Nuggets want to see Malone lead the team into the playoffs.