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
480 196
Alex English is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Alex English Small forward

2
496 145
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

3
586 234
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Carmelo Anthony Small forward, Forward

4
383 111
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

5
297 109
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Fat Lever Point guard, Shooting guard

6
401 155
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
333 110
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Chauncey Billups Point guard

8
234 112
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Dan Issel Power forward, Center

9
192 34
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
jcschillo added Nikola Jokic Power forward

10
183 108
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Antonio McDyess Power forward, Center

11
196 99
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Point guard

12
171 74
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Nenê Power forward, Center

13
148 104
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Danilo Gallinari Small forward, Power forward

14
220 109
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 Point Guards of All Time

15
153 75
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Marcus Camby Power forward, Center

16
163 96
Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
bigulcards added Kenneth Faried Power forward

17
190 90
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Ty Lawson Point guard

18
138 69
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Kenyon Martin Power forward

19
157 60
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Kiki Vandeweghe Small forward

20
103 61
LaPhonso Ellis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
LaPhonso Ellis Power forward

21
118 63
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

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120 66
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Andre Miller Point guard

23
88 69
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
wiabux added Bobby Jones Small forward

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68 59
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Michael Adams Point guard

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50 34
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Dale Ellis

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51 46
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
56 39
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
58 40
Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Earl Boykins Point guard

The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

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38 47
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Bryant Stith Shooting guard

30
52 33
Spencer Haywood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jasdeep Singh added Spencer Haywood Power forward, Center

31
64 52
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Arron Afflalo Shooting guard

32
47 24
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
eliasr18901 added Nate Robinson Point guard

33
50 31
Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Will Barton Shooting guard

34
26 21
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Mark Jackson Point guard

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

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66 59
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added JaVale McGee Center

37
34 25
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
33 7
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CamtheGreat added Paul Millsap Power forward

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22 29
James Posey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added James Posey Small forward

40
26 35
Calvin Natt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Calvin Natt

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21 38
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
26 25
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Juwan Howard Power forward, Center

The Best Denver Nuggets Small Forwards of All Time

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16 27
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Bryant Stith Shooting Guard

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20 32
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Danny Schayes Center, Forward-center

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21 27
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Walter Davis Shooting guard, Small forward

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37 45
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Byron Beck Power forward, Center

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9 6
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jalen Rose

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16 7
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

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12 38
Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Wayne Cooper Center

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11 27
Orlando Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Orlando Woolridge