This Day in Nuggets History - November 16
The Nuggets' fans were due to welcome Carmelo Anthony back to Denver as the Knicks were scheduled to take on the Nuggets at Pepsi Center tonight. That game has been canceled due to the ongoing NBA lockout. However...
On November 16th...
- The Denver Nuggets are 7-5 since joining the NBA in 1976
- In 2008, the Nuggets overcame a cold shooting night to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 90-84 in Denver. Chauncey led Denver with 26 points and 5 assists. Check Out the Recap.
- In 2005, Denver made a trip to Oklahoma City to take on the relocated New Orleans Hornets. The Nuggets were led by Carmelo's 31 points as they earned a 91-81 victory at the Oklahoma City Arena in what was the teams first road victory of the season. Marcus Campy chipped in 15 points and 15 rebounds for Denver. Check Out the Recap.
- In 2002, Denver escaped from becoming an infamous part of NBA history. Denver only put up 53 points and would have been the lowest point total for an NBA team if it wasn't for a goaltending call in the 4th quarter. Detroit won the game 74-53. Check Out the Recap.
- In 1999, the Nuggets were unable to rally around Ron Mercer's 30 point night as they fell 102-95 to the New York Knicks at Pepsi Center. Latrell Sprewell led the Knicks with 26 points. Check Out the Recap.
- In 1996, Denver dropped a road game to the New Jersey Nets 106-99. Denver, who had 5 players score in double figures, was led by Dale Ellis' 27 points. Kendall Gill paced the hometown Nets with 32 points. Check Out the Recap.
- In 1991, Denver outlasted the San Antonio Spurs to earn a 122-111 victory at McNichols Sports Arena. Reggie Williams led the Nuggets with 31 points. Dikembe Mutombo chipped in 18 points and 12 rebounds in the winning effort. Terry Porter led the Spurs with 21 points. Check Out the Recap.
- In 1982, Denver traveled to San Diego to take on the Clippers. Led by big nights from Alex English, Kiki Vandeweghe and Dan Issel, the Nuggets left San Diego with a 136-130 victory.
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