Michael Malone reacts to the Nuggets’ blowout loss in the NBA restart

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 11: Head coach Michael Malone of the Denver Nuggets reacts as his team plays against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game on April 11, 2018 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Timberwolves defeated the Nuggets 112-106. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Michael Malone opened up about the Denver Nuggets’ blowout loss to the Miami Heat (125-105) in the NBA restart.

The head coach of the Nuggets named the late arrivals to the Orlando “bubble” and the issues with the coronavirus as the main reasons for Denver’s poor performance.

“When we did get on that plane on July 7, we were without 8,10 guys,” Malone told reporters, via Mike Singer of the Denver Post.