Mike Malone, Facundo Campazzo’s coach at Denver Nuggets, could not contain the tears in the press conference that he gave when remembering to the 10 victims of the massacre that occurred in a Colorado supermarket that happened this week.
In the previous match against New Orleans Pelicans, the Argentine base strategist tried to raise awareness among the population. “I think it’s really important that we turn our attention to where it should be and that’s Boulder. Yesterday was another tragedy. Hopefully it’s something that we can find a way to prevent from happening in the future. “, he claimed.
Then, he began by reading the names of each of the people who lost their lives: Denny Stong, Neven Stanisic, Rikki Olds, Tralona Bartkowiak, Suzanne Fountain, Teri Leiker, Kevin Mahoney, Lynn Murray, Jody Waters and Eric TalleThe latter was the policeman who tried to prevent the attack.
“This is a game, the game that I love, I am passionate about. But I think of Eric Talley and his seven children … That is what I think. I am heartbroken for them and for everyone else. And I hope that we as a country, like been, we can find a way to be better. I apologize for my emotions. “Malone continued.
Finally, the 49-year-old American noted: “I think I speak for everyone on our team, our travel group, that our thoughts and prayers, which are never enough, but our thoughts and prayers are definitely with the Boulder community and all the families of the 10 innocent people who were killed. Yesterday”.