NBA The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time  

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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. 

1
510 198
Alex English is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Alex English Small forward

2
522 156
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

3
402 117
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
David Thompson Small forward, Shooting guard, Forward

4
621 249
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Carmelo Anthony Small forward, Forward

5
313 111
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Fat Lever Point guard, Shooting guard

6
422 165
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
352 114
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Chauncey Billups Point guard

8
253 116
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Dan Issel Power forward, Center

9
220 36
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
jcschillo added Nikola Jokic Power forward

10
206 103
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Point guard

11
191 112
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Antonio McDyess Power forward, Center

12
167 78
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Marcus Camby Power forward, Center

13
180 80
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Nenê Power forward, Center

14
157 110
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Danilo Gallinari Small forward, Power forward

15
228 114
J. R. Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
J. R. Smith Shooting guard

16
174 100
Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
bigulcards added Kenneth Faried Power forward

17
200 92
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Ty Lawson Point guard

18
147 70
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Kenyon Martin Power forward

19
170 63
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Kiki Vandeweghe Small forward

20
111 64
LaPhonso Ellis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
LaPhonso Ellis Power forward

21
100 70
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
wiabux added Bobby Jones Small forward

22
130 68
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Andre Miller Point guard

23
123 67
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

24
74 61
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Michael Adams Point guard

25
54 37
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Dale Ellis Shooting guard

26
55 49
Robert Pack is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
tom-charbono added Robert Pack Point guard

27
62 42
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
62 41
Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Earl Boykins Point guard

29
55 34
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
40 50
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Bryant Stith Shooting guard

31
66 54
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Arron Afflalo Shooting guard

32
55 32
Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Will Barton Shooting guard

33
50 28
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
eliasr18901 added Nate Robinson Point guard

34
37 35
Reggie Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Reggie Williams Small forward

35
29 24
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Mark Jackson Point guard

36
39 25
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
DeanLegend added Chris Andersen Power forward, Center

37
42 9
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CamtheGreat added Paul Millsap Power forward

38
69 63
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added JaVale McGee Center

39
31 36
Calvin Natt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Calvin Natt Small forward

40
24 30
James Posey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added James Posey Small forward

41
28 26
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Juwan Howard Power forward, Center

42
22 40
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Raef LaFrentz Power forward, Center

43
24 27
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Walter Davis Shooting guard, Small forward

44
17 27
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Bryant Stith Shooting Guard

45
22 33
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
39 45
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Byron Beck Power forward, Center

47
11 7
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jalen Rose Guard, forward

48
20 8
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
13 38
Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Wayne Cooper Center

50
17 41
T.R. Dunn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added T.R. Dunn Shooting guard