Relive four of the greatest moments in Denver basketball history. Each set comes with four laser-etched coasters depicting these historic plays:
1978 Regular Season vs Detroit - 73 Points
1994 Western Conference First Round: Game 5 vs Seattle - The Upset
2009 Western Conference Semifinals: Game 3 vs Dallas - Melo Makes it 3-0
2018 Regular Season vs Phoenix - Joker's Perfect Triple Double
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1978 Regular Season
Denver vs Detroit
137 - 139
April 9, 1978
Silverdome, Detroit, MI
It was the final game of the season and there was a race for the scoring title between David Thompson and George Gervin. Well, Thompson made his first 8 shots - so he kept shooting. Finishing the first quarter with 32, he continued throughout the game ending with 73 points and the scoring title.
1994 Western Conference First Round: Game 5
Denver vs Seattle
98 - 94
May 7, 1994
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, WA
The first time an 8 seed had won the first round series against the 1 seed. Not only that, but Denver went down 2-0 in the series, winning the next 3 straight to advance. Mutombo had 8 blocks in the final game, including a crucial block on Kemp's attempted layup to tie the game with 30 seconds left.
2009 Western Conference Semifinals: Game 3
Melo Makes it 3-0
Denver vs Dallas
106 - 105
May 8, 2009
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
After taking a 2-0 lead in the series, winning game 3 would've essentially sealed the series win for Denver. Down by 2, Melo recieved the inbounds and was bumped numerous times during the dribble. He eventually found a wide open look and knocked down the game-winning 3pt with 1 second left.
2018 Regular Season
Joker's Perfect Triple Double
Denver vs Phoenix
119 - 91
October 20, 2018
Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
Jokić made himself a household name with his 2019 season being named an All-NBA First Team selection. He wasted no time establishing this year as his breakout season. In only the 2nd game of the season, he became only 2nd person (Wilt) to record a perfect triple-double on 11-11 shooting.