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Melvin Hunt still thinks he was the right choice for the Nuggets

One might expect there to be some bad blood between Melvin Hunt and Michael Malone, given how Malone overtook Hunt late in the race for the Denver Nuggets head coaching job. Surprisingly, there is none, as Hunt says he and Malone are still close friends. Nevertheless, Hunt still thinks he was the right choice for the Nuggets job. Nate Timmons of Denver Stiffs has more: "'I have...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Hire Melvin Hunt As Assistant Coach

The Dallas Mavericks have hired Melvin Hunt as an assistant coach. Hunt was also pursued by the New Orleans Pelicans after the Denver Nuggets decided to hire Mike Malone as head coach. Hunt took over as the Nuggets' interim coach in early March after Brian Shaw's dismissal and coached Denver to a 10-13 record over its final 23 games, which prompted the likes of Ty Lawson and Kenneth...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Hunt to Dallas

  According to’s Marc Stein, Denver Nuggets former lead assistant and recent interim head coach Melvin Hunt is officially on his way to Dallas. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle confirms earlier ESPN report that former Nuggets coach Melvin Hunt is joining Dallas staff as lead assistant — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 19, 2015 This marks the end of a fantastic five-year...
Via BSN Denver
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hunt in “serious talks” with Mavericks

With the Denver Nuggets filling the last vacant head coach position in the NBA with the hiring of Michael Malone, what’s next for the former front-runner and former Denver interim head coach Melvin Hunt? According to ESPN senior writer Marc Stein, Hunt is closing in on an agreement to join the Dallas Mavericks under head coach Rick Carisle as his top assistant. Hunt is reportedly...
Via Mile High Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Malone gets a second interview with the Nuggets

It appears Melvin Hunt, long thought to be the favorite to be the next head coach of the Denver Nuggets, has some competition. According to ESPN, the Nuggets will bring in Mike Malone for a second interview."Sources told that Malone, who had his first interview with the Nuggets last week before the start of the NBA Finals, has solidified himself as a top candidate for the...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Nugget great backs Melvin Hunt for coach

Danilo Gallinari said he wants Melvin Hunt to be the next head coach of the Nuggets. Adding to that support is former Nugget and Colorado legend Chauncey Billups, who thinks Hunt is the right man for the job.In an interview with KDVR in Denver, Billups said Hunt did a "great job" last year in turning the Nuggets around after the failed Brian Shaw experiment. Billups also added that...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari wants Melvin Hunt as head coach

  According to’s E. Carchia, Melvin Hunt has the full support of Danilo Gallinari as potential head coach of the Denver Nuggets. In a recent interview with Carchia, Gallinari was quoted saying: “Our goal next season will be to make the playoffs. I hope Melvin Hunt will be our coach next season. He knows basketball very well, also European basketball, something...
Via BSN Denver
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Melvin Hunt is the frontrunner for Nuggets coach

Now that Alvin Gentry is the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, it appears as if Melvin Hunt is the leading name to become the next head coach of the Nuggets, according to Jared Zwerling. Also from a source: Melvin Hunt is currently the front-runner for the Nuggets' coaching job. Mike D'Antoni has not interviewed with Denver.— Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) May 28, 2015...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Melvin Hunt reportedly in the lead for Denver Nuggets’ head coaching vacancy

  According to multimedia outlet contributor Jared Zwerling, Melvin Hunt is the current frontrunner to land as new head coach of the Denver Nuggets. Via Zwerling’s Twitter account: Also from a source: Melvin Hunt is currently the front-runner for the Nuggets’ coaching job. Mike D’Antoni has not interviewed with Denver. — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) May 28, 2015 The...
Via BSN Denver
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Melvin Hunt’s final audition in Golden State

The Denver Nuggets will wrap-up their season tonight against the Golden State Warriors in what is Melvin Hunt’s final audition for the permanent job. Calling the Nuggets season disappointing is an understatement. It’s been a year filled with player revolts, a head coach telling the media his team has quit, atrocious play on the floor and a midseason coaching change. Plainly...
Via Mile High Sports
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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