1976-1977 Denver Nuggets Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Conference Semi Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Denver Leaders Portland Leaders PPP
Apr 20, 1977
v.
Portland
L, 100 - 101 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 28. Dan Issel
PTS: 23. M. Lucas
296.5 - 299.4
Apr 22, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 121 - 110 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 36. Dan Issel
PTS: 29. M. Lucas
347.0 - 315.4
Apr 24, 1977
@
Portland
L, 110 - 106 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 40. D. Thompson
PTS: 27. M. Lucas
314.2 - 302.8
Apr 26, 1977
@
Portland
L, 105 - 96 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 28. Mack Calvin
PTS: 25. Bob Gross
310.0 - 283.4
May 1, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 114 - 105 McNichols Sports Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 31. D. Thompson
PTS: 19. L. Hollins
312.0 - 287.4
May 2, 1977
@
Portland
L, 108 - 92 Memorial Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
2-4 PTS: 17. D. Thompson
PTS: 25. Johnny Davis
281.2 - 239.6

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Denver Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 22, 1976
@
Indiana
W, 110 - 123 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 30. Dan Issel
PTS: 19. D. Hillman
297.3 - 332.4
Oct 23, 1976
v.
Kansas City
W, 120 - 99 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
2-0 PTS: 26. Dan Issel
PTS: 22. R. Washington
329.6 - 271.9
Oct 28, 1976
v.
Milwaukee
W, 119 - 100 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
3-0 PTS: 30. Dan Issel
PTS: 19. J. Bridgeman
353.4 - 297.0
Oct 30, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 113 - 107 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
4-0 PTS: 24. Dan Issel
PTS: 28. Gar Heard
310.4 - 293.9
Nov 3, 1976
v.
New York
W, 119 - 110 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
5-0 PTS: 24. D. Thompson
PTS: 27. Walt Frazier
332.4 - 307.3
Nov 5, 1976
@
Chicago
W, 85 - 99 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
6-0 PTS: 36. D. Thompson
PTS: 30. M. Johnson
306.7 - 357.2
Nov 6, 1976
@
Milwaukee
W, 103 - 105 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
7-0 PTS: 29. D. Thompson
PTS: 20. B. Winters
321.2 - 327.5
Nov 9, 1976
v.
Golden State
W, 123 - 117 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
8-0 PTS: 34. Dan Issel
PTS: 43. Phil Smith
316.4 - 300.9
Nov 11, 1976
@
Buffalo
L, 105 - 94 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
8-1 PTS: 36. D. Thompson
PTS: 22. Bob McAdoo
324.7 - 290.7
Nov 13, 1976
v.
Kansas City
W, 128 - 96 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
9-1 PTS: 23. D. Thompson
PTS: 23. Ron Boone
328.1 - 246.1
Nov 17, 1976
v.
New York
W, 112 - 78 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
10-1 PTS: 17. Gus Gerard
PTS: 18. T. Archibald
309.3 - 215.4
Nov 19, 1976
@
Boston
L, 112 - 108 Boston Garden
Regular Season
10-2 PTS: 29. Dan Issel
PTS: 22. C. Scott
292.1 - 281.7
Nov 20, 1976
@
New York
L, 120 - 115 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
10-3 PTS: 35. D. Thompson
PTS: 19. J. Gianelli
295.0 - 282.7
Nov 23, 1976
v.
Washington
W, 117 - 96 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
11-3 PTS: 28. D. Thompson
PTS: 21. Elvin Hayes
326.0 - 267.5
Nov 24, 1976
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 122 - 112 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
12-3 PTS: 27. Dan Issel
PTS: 28. K. Abdul-Jabbar
316.5 - 290.5
Nov 26, 1976
@
Kansas City
L, 120 - 110 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
12-4 PTS: 37. D. Thompson
PTS: 28. Scott Wedman
304.0 - 278.7
Nov 27, 1976
v.
Indiana
W, 122 - 113 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
13-4 PTS: 37. D. Thompson
PTS: 24. Mike Flynn
330.8 - 306.4
Nov 30, 1976
@
Cleveland
L, 99 - 93 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
13-5 PTS: 19. D. Thompson
PTS: 20. Bingo Smith
315.2 - 296.1
Dec 1, 1976
@
Philadelphia
L, 114 - 102 Spectrum
Regular Season
13-6 PTS: 24. Dan Issel
PTS: 32. Doug Collins
327.5 - 293.1
Dec 3, 1976
@
New York
W, 124 - 126 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
14-6 PTS: 30. D. Thompson
PTS: 30. J. Williamson
293.7 - 298.5
Dec 4, 1976
@
Washington
L, 100 - 95 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
14-7 PTS: 20. D. Thompson
PTS: 23. Phil Chenier
330.4 - 313.8
Dec 5, 1976
@
New Orleans
W, 105 - 117 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
15-7 PTS: 29. Dan Issel
PTS: 34. Aaron James
286.8 - 319.6
Dec 7, 1976
v.
Milwaukee
W, 122 - 115 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
16-7 PTS: 27. D. Thompson
PTS: 22. J. Bridgeman
294.6 - 277.7
Dec 9, 1976
v.
Cleveland
W, 104 - 94 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
17-7 PTS: 29. D. Thompson
PTS: 20. Bingo Smith
358.7 - 324.2
Dec 12, 1976
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 112 - 83 The Forum
Regular Season
17-8 PTS: 18. Dan Issel
PTS: 18. K. Abdul-Jabbar
342.7 - 253.9
Dec 15, 1976
@
Seattle
W, 103 - 117 KeyArena
Regular Season
18-8 PTS: 38. Dan Issel
PTS: 22. Fred Brown
292.0 - 331.7
Dec 17, 1976
@
Portland
L, 127 - 105 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
18-9 PTS: 24. D. Thompson
PTS: 22. Bill Walton
318.9 - 263.7
Dec 18, 1976
v.
Chicago
W, 111 - 106 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
19-9 PTS: 32. D. Thompson
PTS: 29. M. Johnson
315.9 - 301.7
Dec 21, 1976
v.
Philadelphia
W, 108 - 94 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
20-9 PTS: 22. Bobby Jones
PTS: 26. J. Erving
318.9 - 277.5
Dec 23, 1976
v.
Seattle
W, 123 - 95 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
21-9 PTS: 38. D. Thompson
PTS: 17. Tom Burleson
331.1 - 255.7
Dec 26, 1976
v.
Boston
L, 101 - 103 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
21-10 PTS: 29. D. Thompson
PTS: 31. C. Scott
303.0 - 309.0
Dec 28, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 110 - 102 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
22-10 PTS: 34. Dan Issel
PTS: 27. P. Westphal
310.2 - 287.6
Dec 30, 1976
v.
Detroit
W, 123 - 106 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
23-10 PTS: 29. D. Thompson
PTS: 25. Bob Lanier
308.9 - 266.2
Jan 2, 1977
v.
San Antonio
W, 145 - 120 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
24-10 PTS: 27. Dan Issel
PTS: 31. G. Gervin
321.5 - 266.1
Jan 4, 1977
@
Atlanta
L, 113 - 109 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
24-11 PTS: 29. Dan Issel
PTS: 25. Lou Hudson
297.8 - 287.3
Jan 5, 1977
@
San Antonio
L, 137 - 133 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
24-12 PTS: 27. Bobby Jones
PTS: 30. G. Gervin
316.9 - 307.7
Jan 7, 1977
@
Houston
W, 107 - 117 Compaq Center
Regular Season
25-12 PTS: 30. Dan Issel
PTS: 24. R. Tomjanovich
282.5 - 308.9
Jan 8, 1977
v.
Chicago
W, 119 - 99 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
26-12 PTS: 18. Bobby Jones
PTS: 20. Scott May
345.8 - 287.7
Jan 12, 1977
v.
New Orleans
W, 110 - 99 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
27-12 PTS: 24. Dan Issel
PTS: 27. P. Maravich
353.4 - 318.0
Jan 14, 1977
v.
Cleveland
W, 116 - 96 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
28-12 PTS: 19. D. Thompson
PTS: 17. C. Russell
339.0 - 280.5
Jan 16, 1977
@
Seattle
W, 101 - 109 KeyArena
Regular Season
29-12 PTS: 23. Dan Issel
PTS: 20. B. Wilkerson
263.9 - 284.8
Jan 18, 1977
@
Golden State
L, 107 - 101 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
29-13 PTS: 25. Dan Issel
PTS: 26. Rick Barry
328.1 - 309.7
Jan 21, 1977
v.
Seattle
W, 120 - 106 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
30-13 PTS: 27. Dan Issel
PTS: 19. N. Weatherspoon
295.5 - 261.0
Jan 24, 1977
v.
Buffalo
W, 127 - 102 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
31-13 PTS: 32. Dan Issel
PTS: 24. Randy Smith
357.2 - 286.9
Jan 26, 1977
v.
Portland
L, 102 - 107 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
31-14 PTS: 22. D. Thompson
PTS: 22. M. Lucas
289.8 - 304.0
Jan 28, 1977
v.
New Orleans
W, 108 - 96 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
32-14 PTS: 31. Dan Issel
PTS: 28. P. Maravich
330.0 - 293.3
Jan 30, 1977
v.
Philadelphia
L, 101 - 107 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
32-15 PTS: 26. Dan Issel
PTS: 33. W. Free
308.5 - 326.9
Feb 2, 1977
v.
Washington
W, 119 - 105 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
33-15 PTS: 37. D. Thompson
PTS: 26. Elvin Hayes
341.2 - 301.0
Feb 4, 1977
@
Detroit
L, 124 - 111 Cobo Center
Regular Season
33-16 PTS: 38. Dan Issel
PTS: 40. Bob Lanier
309.8 - 277.4
Feb 6, 1977
@
Phoenix
L, 115 - 104 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
33-17 PTS: 27. D. Thompson
PTS: 32. P. Westphal
304.6 - 275.5
Feb 8, 1977
@
Portland
W, 111 - 119 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
34-17 PTS: 40. D. Thompson
PTS: 28. L. Hollins
295.6 - 317.0
Feb 10, 1977
@
Golden State
L, 114 - 101 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
34-18 PTS: 27. D. Thompson
PTS: 21. Phil Smith
328.1 - 290.6
Feb 11, 1977
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 117 - 109 The Forum
Regular Season
34-19 PTS: 35. Dan Issel
PTS: 29. K. Abdul-Jabbar
305.6 - 284.7
Feb 16, 1977
v.
New York
W, 116 - 102 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
35-19 PTS: 24. Dan Issel
PTS: 27. R. Hawkins
319.8 - 281.2
Feb 19, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 133 - 124 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
36-19 PTS: 26. Mack Calvin
PTS: 35. M. Lucas
315.1 - 293.8
Feb 20, 1977
v.
Atlanta
W, 111 - 95 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
37-19 PTS: 28. D. Thompson
PTS: 33. John Drew
349.0 - 298.7
Feb 22, 1977
v.
Houston
W, 118 - 106 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
38-19 PTS: 22. Dan Issel
PTS: 24. C. Murphy
332.6 - 298.8
Feb 23, 1977
@
New York
L, 91 - 88 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
38-20 PTS: 26. Dan Issel
PTS: 16. J. Van Breda Kolff
309.6 - 299.4
Feb 25, 1977
@
Kansas City
W, 128 - 130 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
39-20 PTS: 40. Dan Issel
PTS: 22. R. Washington
297.5 - 302.2
Feb 27, 1977
v.
Boston
W, 121 - 100 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
40-20 PTS: 31. D. Thompson
PTS: 24. Dave Cowens
346.2 - 286.1
Mar 1, 1977
@
Detroit
W, 94 - 110 Cobo Center
Regular Season
41-20 PTS: 37. D. Thompson
PTS: 25. Chris Ford
295.6 - 346.0
Mar 2, 1977
@
Washington
L, 115 - 113 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
41-21 PTS: 36. D. Thompson
PTS: 44. Elvin Hayes
309.1 - 303.7
Mar 6, 1977
@
Boston
L, 112 - 110 Boston Garden
Regular Season
41-22 PTS: 24. D. Thompson
PTS: 27. Jo Jo White
286.2 - 281.0
Mar 8, 1977
@
New York
W, 108 - 114 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
42-22 PTS: 30. D. Thompson
PTS: 31. Bob McAdoo
324.0 - 342.0
Mar 9, 1977
@
Philadelphia
L, 129 - 125 Spectrum
Regular Season
42-23 PTS: 40. D. Thompson
PTS: 38. J. Erving
307.0 - 297.5
Mar 11, 1977
@
Atlanta
L, 100 - 95 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
42-24 PTS: 26. D. Thompson
PTS: 26. Armond Hill
305.6 - 290.3
Mar 13, 1977
@
Buffalo
L, 102 - 95 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
42-25 PTS: 27. Dan Issel
PTS: 33. A. Dantley
339.3 - 316.0
Mar 15, 1977
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 107 - 95 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
43-25 PTS: 26. D. Thompson
PTS: 21. K. Abdul-Jabbar
344.3 - 305.7
Mar 16, 1977
@
Indiana
L, 109 - 98 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
43-26 PTS: 24. Dan Issel
PTS: 29. J. Williamson
309.0 - 277.9
Mar 17, 1977
v.
New York
L, 107 - 115 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
43-27 PTS: 30. D. Thompson
PTS: 34. Bob McAdoo
320.9 - 344.9
Mar 20, 1977
v.
Detroit
W, 133 - 104 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
44-27 PTS: 29. D. Thompson
PTS: 29. M.L. Carr
329.1 - 257.3
Mar 23, 1977
v.
San Antonio
L, 120 - 122 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
44-28 PTS: 44. D. Thompson
PTS: 38. G. Gervin
287.9 - 292.7
Mar 25, 1977
@
Milwaukee
L, 112 - 108 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
44-29 PTS: 32. Dan Issel
PTS: 24. B. Winters
297.2 - 286.6
Mar 27, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 115 - 109 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
45-29 PTS: 24. D. Thompson
PTS: 26. Rick Barry
317.6 - 301.1
Mar 29, 1977
v.
Indiana
W, 119 - 105 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
46-29 PTS: 22. D. Thompson
PTS: 23. Billy Knight
338.0 - 298.2
Mar 31, 1977
v.
Buffalo
W, 110 - 95 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
47-29 PTS: 33. D. Thompson
PTS: 20. A. Dantley
319.7 - 276.1
Apr 1, 1977
@
Chicago
L, 107 - 97 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
47-30 PTS: 22. D. Thompson
PTS: 21. A. Gilmore
312.9 - 283.7
Apr 3, 1977
@
Phoenix
W, 109 - 124 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
48-30 PTS: 35. D. Thompson
PTS: 28. Ron Lee
308.5 - 350.9
Apr 6, 1977
v.
Atlanta
W, 110 - 95 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
49-30 PTS: 28. D. Thompson
PTS: 23. John Drew
295.2 - 255.0
Apr 7, 1977
@
Cleveland
L, 108 - 94 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
49-31 PTS: 23. D. Thompson
PTS: 23. Bingo Smith
325.9 - 283.6
Apr 9, 1977
@
Houston
W, 110 - 118 Compaq Center
Regular Season
50-31 PTS: 30. D. Thompson
PTS: 33. C. Murphy
294.6 - 316.1
Apr 10, 1977
@
New Orleans
L, 139 - 125 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
50-32 PTS: 40. D. Thompson
PTS: 45. P. Maravich
286.7 - 257.8