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. 
list ordered by

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

4
623 249
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward, Forward

5
314 111
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

6
423 165
Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
sunikso added Point guard, Shooting guard

7
353 114
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

8
254 116
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

9
222 36
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
jcschillo added Power forward

10
208 104
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

11
192 114
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

12
168 79
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

13
230 114
J. R. Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Shooting guard

14
180 82
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

15
157 112
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Small forward, Power forward

16
175 100
Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward

17
149 70
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward

18
201 93
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

19
172 63
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward

20
113 64
LaPhonso Ellis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward

21
101 70
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
wiabux added Small forward

22
132 68
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

23
124 68
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

24
76 61
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

25
55 37
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard

26
57 49
Robert Pack is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
tom-charbono added Point guard

27
63 42
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

28
64 41
Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

29
56 34
Spencer Haywood is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jasdeep Singh added Power forward, Center

30
41 50
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Shooting guard

31
67 54
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Shooting guard

32
56 32
Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Shooting guard

33
51 28
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
eliasr18901 added Point guard

34
38 35
Reggie Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

35
30 24
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

36
39 26
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
DeanLegend added Power forward, Center

37
69 64
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Center

38
42 10
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CamtheGreat added Power forward

39
31 37
Calvin Natt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

40
24 31
James Posey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Small forward

41
28 27
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Power forward, Center

42
22 41
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Power forward, Center

43
24 28
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

44
17 28
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 34
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Center, Forward-center

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

47
12 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 Shooting guard, Small forward, Swingman

49
13 39
Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Center

50
16 8
Ralph Simpson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
DaltonHsu added Swingman