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On this Date 1979 - HOF David Thompson NBA All-Star Game MVP

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 02/04/19, 5:00AM EST

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, David Thompson of the Denver Nuggets was named the Most Valuable Player...

February 4, 1979 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, David Thompson of the Denver Nuggets was named the Most Valuable Player in the NBA All-Star Game at the Pontiac Silverdome.  He poured in 25 points to lead the West to a 134-129 victory over the East, which got 29 points from Julius Erving.  Thompson, a Shelby native, joined the NCSHOF in 1982.

David Thompson - NCSHOF