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...
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June 23, 2015  |  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...
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June 20, 2015  |  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...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Melvin Hunt reportedly up for Pelicans assistant job

The New Orleans Pelicans are in pursuit of former Denver Nuggets assistant and interim head coach Melvin Hunt, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. was the front-runner for the Nuggets head coaching job until Michael Malone, a latecomer to the interview process, overtook him. Hunt replaced Brian Shaw in March after Shaw was...
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June 19, 2015  |  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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June 08, 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...
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June 02, 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...
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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...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets coach dismisses tanking talk, mentions owner’s dog had ACL injury

When Denver Nuggets tabbed Melvin Hunt as the team’s interim head coach after firing Brian Shaw, it was obvious that he was in for a huge challenge. And he’s performed, leading the team to six wins in its first eight games after taking over the job. But a seemingly strange decision to rest players has...Read More The post Nuggets coach discussing tanking talk, mentions owner’s...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Melvin Hunt is the right man for the job

Melvin Hunt should be the next head coach of the Denver Nuggets. That’s right; give the man the job. As in, right now. Take that “interim” precursor and toss it in the trash. If the last nine games haven’t been the best “interview” I’ve ever witnessed, I don’t know what would be. Hunt has been given an audition and he’s simply nailed it on every front. There’s...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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