It’s a matchup that Nuggets fans have certainly dreamt of. Thanks to the power of modern video games such as NBA 2K20, fans got to enjoy a clash between the current Nuggets team and the historic 1993–94 team that featured Dikembe Mutombo and a slew of fan-favorites.
Although the 1993–94 Nuggets may have only won 42 games in the regular season, they made history with a first-round upset over the top-seeded Seattle SuperSonics in the 1994 playoffs. Denver became the first eighth seed to defeat a top-seeded team in the first round of the playoffs.
Today’s version of the Nuggets has found plenty of success in recent seasons, fresh off an appearance in the Western Conference semifinals in the 2018–19 season before racking up a 43–22 record in the 2019–20 season before the stoppage of play due to COVID-19. …
The hire of the former Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas by the Chicago Bulls to be their next lead executive in the front office was a major splash hiring that sparked the hoops news cycle in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic last month. Karnisovas’ official title with the Bulls will be the executive vice president of basketball operations.