Denver Nuggets to retire Dikembe Mutombo’s jersey and number, and wear some sweet throwbacks

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Owner Josh Kroenke presents a Dikembe Mutombo jersey, announcing thay the team will retire his number. Denver Nuggets press day, Sept. 26, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Owner Josh Kroenke presents a Dikembe Mutombo jersey, announcing thay the team will retire his number. Denver Nuggets press day, Sept. 26, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

On Sat., Oct. 29, the Denver Nuggets will retire the jersey of legendary shot-blocking center Dikembe Mutombo.

The Nuggets will also wear their throwback rainbow jerseys as they take on the Portland Trailblazers in the home opener.

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