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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. 
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1
369 141
Alex English is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Alex English Small forward

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2
446 163
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Carmelo Anthony Small forward, Forward

3
380 106
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

4
284 85
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

5
214 79
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Fat Lever Point guard, Shooting guard

6
299 108
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
248 79
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Chauncey Billups Point guard

8
166 81
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Dan Issel Power forward, Center

9
147 74
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Antonio McDyess Power forward, Center

10
159 69
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Point guard

11
117 61
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Danilo Gallinari Small forward, Power forward

12
133 63
Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
bigulcards added Kenneth Faried Power forward

13
177 78
J. R. Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
J. R. Smith Shooting guard

14
156 63
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Ty Lawson Point guard

15
83 14
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
jcschillo added Nikola Jokic Power forward

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16
118 52
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Nenê Power forward, Center

17
110 56
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Marcus Camby Power forward, Center

18
100 54
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Kenyon Martin Power forward

19
116 51
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Kiki Vandeweghe Small forward

20
92 49
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

21
93 50
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Andre Miller Point guard

22
70 56
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
wiabux added Bobby Jones Small forward

23
73 52
LaPhonso Ellis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
LaPhonso Ellis Power forward

24
40 33
Robert Pack is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
tom-charbono added Robert Pack Point guard

25
50 46
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Michael Adams Point guard

26
34 26
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Dale Ellis

27
53 41
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Arron Afflalo Shooting guard

28
39 32
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added George McGinnis Power forward, Center

29
39 24
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

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30
28 36
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Bryant Stith Shooting guard

31
32 13
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
eliasr18901 added Nate Robinson Point guard

32
44 33
Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Earl Boykins Point guard

33
29 25
Reggie Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Reggie Williams Small forward

34
10 0
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CamtheGreat added Paul Millsap Power forward

35
34 23
Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Will Barton Shooting guard

36
15 13
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Mark Jackson Point guard

37
52 42
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added JaVale McGee Center

38
22 13
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
DeanLegend added Chris Andersen Power forward, Center

39
15 28
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Raef LaFrentz Power forward, Center

40
15 21
James Posey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added James Posey Small forward

41
19 18
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
16 18
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

43
17 28
Calvin Natt is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Calvin Natt

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44
13 22
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

45
9 19
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Bryant Stith Shooting Guard

46
28 38
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Byron Beck Power forward, Center

47
11 27
Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Wayne Cooper Center

48
8 17
Orlando Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Orlando Woolridge

49
0 0
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jalen Rose

50
10 29
Tr Dunn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Tr Dunn