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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
397 148
Alex English is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Alex English Small forward

2
478 177
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Carmelo Anthony Small forward, Forward

3
397 115
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

4
301 90
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

5
231 83
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Fat Lever Point guard, Shooting guard

6
317 119
Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
sunikso added Allen Iverson Point guard, Shooting guard

7
264 83
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Chauncey Billups Point guard

8
177 88
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Dan Issel Power forward, Center

9
166 73
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Point guard

10
152 81
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Antonio McDyess Power forward, Center

11
110 14
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
jcschillo added Nikola Jokic Power forward

12
120 70
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Danilo Gallinari Small forward, Power forward

13
135 68
Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
bigulcards added Kenneth Faried Power forward

14
182 84
J. R. Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
J. R. Smith Shooting guard

The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

15
159 66
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Ty Lawson Point guard

16
125 54
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Nenê Power forward, Center

17
115 59
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Marcus Camby Power forward, Center

18
102 57
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Kenyon Martin Power forward

19
125 51
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Kiki Vandeweghe Small forward

20
95 52
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

21
97 54
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Andre Miller Point guard

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22
72 58
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
wiabux added Bobby Jones Small forward

23
75 53
LaPhonso Ellis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
LaPhonso Ellis Power forward

24
54 47
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Michael Adams Point guard

25
40 36
Robert Pack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
tom-charbono added Robert Pack Point guard

26
36 28
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Dale Ellis

27
43 33
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added George McGinnis Power forward, Center

28
30 37
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Bryant Stith Shooting guard

The Best Denver Nuggets Point Guards of All Time

29
41 25
Spencer Haywood is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jasdeep Singh added Spencer Haywood Power forward, Center

30
47 33
Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Earl Boykins Point guard

31
53 44
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Arron Afflalo Shooting guard

32
33 14
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
eliasr18901 added Nate Robinson Point guard

33
29 26
Reggie Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Reggie Williams Small forward

34
37 23
Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Will Barton Shooting guard

35
16 16
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Mark Jackson Point guard

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36
53 44
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added JaVale McGee Center

37
22 16
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
DeanLegend added Chris Andersen Power forward, Center

38
15 1
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CamtheGreat added Paul Millsap Power forward

39
15 22
James Posey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added James Posey Small forward

40
19 28
Calvin Natt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Calvin Natt

41
15 30
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Raef LaFrentz Power forward, Center

42
17 19
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Walter Davis Shooting guard, Small forward

The Best Denver Nuggets Small Forwards of All Time

43
19 19
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Juwan Howard Power forward, Center

44
11 19
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Bryant Stith Shooting Guard

45
13 23
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Danny Schayes Center, Forward-center

46
29 38
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Byron Beck Power forward, Center

47
12 27
Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Wayne Cooper Center

48
6 0
Wilson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
黃柏嘉 added Wilson Chandler Shooting guard, Small forward, Swingman

49
9 18
Orlando Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Orlando Woolridge

50
0 1
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jalen Rose