The referees Denver Nuggets and San Antonio Spurs angrily fired Nuggets coach Mike Malone in the second quarter after being convicted of fouling Nikola Jokic. .
Jokic was obviously fouled by Jakub Poeltl, the referees did not make any rulings, and Malone went crazy. The Nuggets coach said: “This has been boiled in my body for a while. My job is to fight my players and protect them.”
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However, the madness on the court did not bother Jokic or other Nuggets players. The Serbian basketball player led Denver to a 106:96 victory with 25 points, 10 assists and 9 rebounds. Croatian basketball player Luka Šamanić also played for the Spurs for 4 minutes, scoring 2 points and the same number of rebounds and assists.