Round: Western Conference Quarterfinals
Dates: April 28-May 4
Winner: Nuggets, 3-2
An upstart Sonics team shocked everyone with 63 wins in 1994, but they were in for a surprise of their own in the Playoffs. After two sound beatings in Seattle, Denver licked their wounds before Game 3 and responded with a pair of victories. But just in case there wasn't enough drama already, Denver sent Game 5 in Seattle to overtime, escaping with a four-point edge in the first eight over one seed upset in league history.