The NBA commissioner also discussed reforming the division system and the issue of coaches resting healthy players.
On this day, Denver took the first step to becoming the first eighth-seed to advance in the playoffs
On May 2, 1994, trailing 2-0 in the series against the top-seeded Seattle SuperSonics, the eighth-seeded Denver Nuggets won the first of three straight games to become the first eighth seed to upset a one seed in NBA playoff history.
On May 1, 1977, the Denver Nuggets held off the Trail Blazers 114-105 to stave off eliminated in the Western Conference Semifinals. It was the first postseason overtime win in Nuggets franchise history (lost previous two).
On April 30, 2013, the Denver Nuggets defeated the Golden State Warriors 107-100 in Game 5 of the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs.The Warriors would win the series in Game 6.
Carmelo Anthony, who spent much of his childhood in Baltimore, also offered perspective on the recent violence.
On April 29, 2009, Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets scored 34 points in a series-clinching 107-86 victory over the New Orleans Hornets in the first round of the playoffs.
On April 28, 1976, Larry Brown coached the Denver Nuggets to a 133-110 victory against Hubie Brown's Kentucky Colonels in Game 7 of a first-round series in the ABA playoffs.
The Nuggets are going to play an uptempo offense moving forward, whoever is the head coach, and Kenneth Faried should excel.
On April 27, 2004, The Denver Nuggets lost to the Timberwolves 84-82 in Game 4 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series.The Nuggets nearly won even though Carmelo Anthony shot 1-of-16 (6.
The Nuggets lost Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.
On April 25, 1978, David Thompson scored 15 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter to give the Denver Nuggets a 118-104 win in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Portland guard Arron Afflalo is expected to play Saturday when the Trail Blazers host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 of their playoff series.
On April 24, 1994, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, formerly of the Denver Nuggets, finished the 1993-94 season 219-of-229 from the free throw line. His 95.6 free throw percentage is the second-highest in NBA history.
What are the chances your team wins the No. 1 overall pick?
On April 22, 1977, the Denver Nuggets recorded their first playoff victory as an NBA franchise, defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 121-110. It was the Nuggets' second playoff game in the NBA.
On April 21, 1996, Dikembe Mutombo of the Denver Nuggets became the first player to lead the NBA in blocks for three seasons in succession after he blocked 332 shots in 74 games for an average of 4.
Denver scored a lot of points but gave up even more
Nuggets guard hits a franchise milestone
The Nuggets guard recorded the 43rd and final triple-double of his NBA career
Reportedly price will not be an issue during the Nuggets search for their new head coach.
The Denver Nuggets lost their final game of the season.
Nuggets finish with another losing season
Denver dominated the 1982-83 season in offensive output
While Melvin Hunt has done a good job and has the backing of the players, management is expected to hire someone else for the Nuggets head coach spot.
A local writer suggests it's time to deal PG Ty Lawson and the Nuggets should call the Lakers.