Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone was tearful and openly emotional before Tuesday night’s game against the Orlando Magic while talking about the 10 people killed in a grocery store by a gunman on Monday in Boulder, Colorado. Malone named each of the victims of the massacre: “Rikki Olds, Denny Stong, Neven Stanisic, Tralona Bartkowiak, Suzanne Fountain, Teri Leiker, Kevin Mahoney, Lynn Murray, Jody Waters, and police officer Eric Talley, father of seven kids”. The attack took place approximately 28 miles from downtown Denver. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr also addressed the recent violence in Boulder and Atlanta before Tuesday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Kerr sat sternly in front of a black background featuring 18 names representing each of the people lost in mass shootings over the past week.
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