Nuggets coach Michael Malone suspended for Monday's win

Denver Nuggetscoach Michael Malone missed Monday night's 114-98 winat Sacramentowhile serving a one-game suspension without pay.

Malone made contact with a game official after coming onto the court and stopping play with around 6:20 remaining in the second quarter ofDenver's 127-109 loss to the Los Angeles Lakerson Sunday night.

Malone came onto the court after center Nikola Jokic took issue with the officiating. No foul was called after Jokic was bumped attempting a tip-in.

Jokic was issued a technical and ejected for his actions against the official, but the NBA announced Monday it had rescinded the ejection fine.
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