Brian Shaw

After going 20-39 under him this season, the Denver Nuggets have fired coach Brian Shaw.

According to, Shaw’s assistant Melvin Hunt will serve as interim coach, who is in his third season with Denver after five seasons as a Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach.

The Nuggets are currently in the midst of a six-game losing streak and have struggled all season.

Shaw leaves the team after less than two seasons. He took over as coach before last season, when the Nuggets went 36-46 amid a rash of injuries to key players.