Nuggets coach Michael Malone puts himself in Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend’s shoes during shooting
During his media session with reporters on Wednesday, Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone expressed his disappointment that no officers were charged in the murder of Breonna Taylor.
Malone also talked about putting himself in the shoes of Taylor’s boyfriend during the shooting when police officers executed a no-knock warrant and fired multiple shots.
“I put myself in Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend’s shoes,” the Nuggets coach said, via Harrison Wind of DNVR Sports. “If I’m in my house, if I’m in my apartment and somebody breaks in at two, three o’clock in the morning, I’m going to feel like somebody should not be there.”
Michael Malone and the Nuggets, just like the rest of the NBA and the African American community, are outraged that Breonna Taylor and her family aren’t getting the proper justice.
Denver star point guard Jamal Murray has been wearing shoes throughout the playoffs in honor of Taylor, and that will likely continue following the news that no officers are being charged in Taylor’s tragic murder.
The Nuggets won Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. Denver now trails the series 2-1, but it has to be tough for the players to focus on basketball after the Taylor news.
After all, the NBA is mostly made up of African Americans and they are sick and tired of seeing their people getting killed by the police.