Franchise History

Years Lg Team Name
1977-2020 NBA Denver Nuggets
1975-76 ABA Denver Nuggets
1968-74 ABA Denver Rockets

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
2019 54-28 Lost Conference Semifinals
2013 57-25 Lost First Round
2009 54-28 Lost Conference Finals
1988 54-28 Lost Conference Semifinals
1976 60-24 Lost ABA Finals

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 46-27 Lost Conference Finals
2019 54-28 Lost Conference Semifinals
2018 46-36 Missed Playoffs
2017 40-42 Missed Playoffs
2016 33-49 Missed Playoffs

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2020 1 / 22 Zeke Nnaji PF/C
2018 1 / 14 Michael Porter Jr. SF
2017 1 / 13 Donovan Mitchell SG
2016 1 / 7 Jamal Murray PG/SG
2016 1 / 15 Juan Hernangómez SF/PF

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
2010-20 11 Masai Ujiri
1975-84 10 Carl Scheer
1991-97 7 Bernie Bickerstaff
2002-06 5 Kiki Vandeweghe
1987-90 4 Pete Babcock

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
2000-20 21 Stan Kroenke
1997-99 3 AT&T Liberty Media
1995-96 2 Ascent Entertainment
1990-92 3 Peter Bynoe
1990-92 3 Bertram Lee
1990-94 5 Comsat Video Enterprises
1985-89 5 Sidney L. Shlenker
1979-84 6 B.J. "Red" McCombs
1977-78 2 Carl Scheer
1973-76 4 Frank Goldberg
1973-76 4 Bud Fischer
1968-72 5 Bill Ringsby
1968 1 James Trindle
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