Nuggets coach Michael Malone cites Martin Luther Kings work in discussing Donald Trump

Nuggets coach Michael Malone cites Martin Luther Kings work in discussing Donald Trump.
As his team wrapped up a shootaround on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone said it’s especially important to remember King’s legacy with President Donald Trump at the helm.

“When you have a president making some of the comments that he has made, it’s so important to remember and honor the legacy of Dr. King and what his message was,” Malone told The Denver Post. “Simple, but powerful. Fight for equality, fight for the respect of everybody. White, black, male, female. Doesn’t matter.”

Trump used an expletive to describe Haiti and African countries during immigration discussions in the Oval Office last week, according to multiple reports. He has since denied using that language, which the United Nations decried as “racist,” and claimed that “I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed.”

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