“You respect their decision and move on” – The Denver Post

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NS One-game suspension in the NBA Nikola Jokic did not surprise Michael Malone.

On Wednesday, just before tipping against the Pacers at Ball Arena, the Nuggets’ head coach was in the mood for a joke.

“Fair or unjust, it really doesn’t matter. The penalty was handled and delivered by the NBA. You respect his decisions and you move on,” Malone said.

I said: I hope your baby gets a bad case of diarrhea.

The Miami Heat also appears to be continuing. well documented push match Between Jokic and Markieff Morris. Heat power forward Udonis Haslem even complimented Jokic. A recent interview with the Miami Herald.

“Obviously in a situation like this, alpha males and reactions come into play,” Haslem said. “After a few days we all want the best for everyone. I don’t think Jokic is a bad guy. Actually, I love him as a basketball player and I love him as a person. I think he’s a really good guy. I think emotions got the best of everyone.

“When I looked a day or two later, I wish it hadn’t gone as it fell. But I don’t think he’s a bad guy, nor do I think he’s a dirty actor. I’m also the type of person who definitely lets emotions take over me sometimes. But I’ve never hit (anyone) in the back and I think things got a little messy at this point. But I don’t think he’s a bad person, and I don’t think he wants to hurt anyone. We don’t hold grudges, so it’s time to move on. ”