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Brian Shaw fired as coach of Denver Nuggets
Brian Shaw fired as coach of Denver Nuggets

Brian Shaw's coaching tenure with the Denver Nuggets is over. In the midst of a dismal season, the Nuggets announced that Shaw had been fired Tuesday. The move comes after six consecutive losses by a Denver squad that has posted a 20-39 record this season. The former Lakers guard posted a 56-85 record in parts of two seasons with the club. Assistant Coach Melvin Hunt has been named the Nuggets' interim coach. The move comes after Nuggets General Manager Tim Connelly told the Denver Post on Feb. 20 that Shaw's job "absolutely" was safe. "I want to sincerely thank Brian for his time with our organization,” Connelly said in a...

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