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After More Than a Decade Nuggets Punch Their Ticket to Second Round

Published by on April 30, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

It has been 15 years since the Denver Nuggets won a playoff series on May 7th 1994 against the Soncis to be exact. Images of Dikembe Mutombo holding the ball on the ground after grabbing the rebound is now a image of the past. No longer are Nuggets fan looking at that as the last playoff series won. A new era of Nuggets basketball has officially ushered in.

Over the past fifteen years, the Nuggets have fallen to the Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs four times going 2-14, than went into a eight year drought of no playoff appearances. With the drafting of Carmelo Anthony in 2003-2004, he stopped that drought, leading them out of the dungeon and into the playoffs only to end up losing 4-1 to the Kevin Garnett led Minnesota ...

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