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A list of the best Denver Nuggets of all time. Originally an ABA franchise, the Nuggets have had varying degrees of success since it joined the NBA. Many of the best offensive players in NBA history have been Nuggets. One of the most successful periods for the Nuggets was the 1980s. Players like Alex English and Fat Lever led a high-flying offense that averaged well over 100 points. These were some of the most entertaining and best players in the NBA. The team experienced a degree of playoff success, but it never went to the Finals. 

The 1990s was a decade highs and disappointing lows for the Nuggets. Beginning in 1991 with the drafting of one of the greatest centers of all time in Dikembe Mutombo, the Nuggets slowly climbed towards respectability. After a brief return to the playoffs, the Nuggets returned to the bottom of the league at the end of the 90s. Finally in 2003, the team drafted one of the best players in the league in Carmelo Anthony and have been a playoff mainstay ever since. 

Denver has a stable of excellent players, some who are considered the best at their positions. While they haven't had a true superstar since Anthony was traded, the Nuggets are still one of the most entertaining teams in the NBA.

This is a list of the best Denver Nuggets of all time. If you think someone is missing and should be included, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think should be considered the greatest Denver Nuggets player of all time. 
list ordered by

1
552 223
Alex English is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward

2
560 175
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

3
438 139
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward, Shooting guard, Forward

4
674 277
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward, Forward

5
344 125
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

6
467 177
Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
sunikso added Point guard, Shooting guard

7
390 121
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

8
287 41
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
jcschillo added Power forward

9
274 128
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

10
226 113
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

11
207 120
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

12
192 65
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward

13
180 82
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

14
190 95
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

15
164 122
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Small forward, Power forward

16
128 65
LaPhonso Ellis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward

17
160 75
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward

18
184 106
Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward

19
209 100
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

20
239 126
J. R. Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Shooting guard

21
117 73
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
wiabux added Small forward

22
134 72
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

23
138 71
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

24
85 63
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

25
63 51
Robert Pack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
tom-charbono added Point guard

26
54 13
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CamtheGreat added Power forward

27
59 42
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard

28
70 44
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

29
66 35
Spencer Haywood is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jasdeep Singh added Power forward, Center

30
70 42
Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

31
63 32
Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Shooting guard

32
44 52
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Shooting guard

33
69 57
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Shooting guard

34
7 0
Jamal Murray is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
TRENT13 added

35
54 32
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
eliasr18901 added Point guard

36
7 0
Gary Harris is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
TRENT13 added Shooting guard, Guard

37
40 37
Reggie Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

38
33 28
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

39
45 29
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
DeanLegend added Power forward, Center

40
40 40
Calvin Natt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

41
30 29
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

42
25 32
James Posey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Small forward

43
71 73
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Center

44
19 30
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Bryant Stith Shooting Guard

45
45 47
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

46
24 44
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Power forward, Center

47
29 31
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Power forward, Center

48
19 10
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jalen Rose Guard, forward

49
25 36
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Center, Forward-center

50
26 8
Wilson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
黃柏嘉 added Shooting guard, Small forward, Swingman