On February 2, , the NBA officially announced today that with the Grizzlies losing to the Trail Blazers at home today, Nuggets coach Michael
– Malone has officially locked in this year’s All-Star coach seat.
This year’s Salt Lake City All-Star Game, he will lead his coaching staff to coach the James team.
According to league regulations, two weeks before the start of the All-Star Game (this year’s deadline is February 6, ), the coach who leads his team to the best record in his division will automatically become the All-Star coach of his respective division.
This will be the second time Malone has become an All-Star coach in his coaching career. In 2019, he also coached the James team.
Previously, the Antetokounmpo team representing the East has been determined to be coached by the acting coach of the Green Army, Joe Mazula.