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On this Date 1978 - HOF David Thompson Scores 73 for Nuggets

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 04/09/22, 5:00AM EDT


On this day in history, David Thompson poured in a whopping 73 points...

April 9, 1978 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, David Thompson poured in a whopping 73 points in an NBA game for the Denver Nuggets, although the Nuggets fell to the Detroit Pistons 139-137. Thompson, a two-time national collegiate Player of the Year, led N.C. State to the 1974 NCAA basketball championship. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1982.

David Thompson - NCSHOF