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
550 220
Alex English is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward

2
559 172
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

3
437 137
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward, Shooting guard, Forward

4
671 274
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward, Forward

5
341 123
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

6
464 175
Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
sunikso added Point guard, Shooting guard

7
386 120
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

8
284 38
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
jcschillo added Power forward

9
272 126
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

10
225 109
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

11
205 119
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

12
191 64
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward

13
189 92
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

14
178 81
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

15
163 120
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Small forward, Power forward

16
183 103
Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward

17
158 73
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward

18
125 64
LaPhonso Ellis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward

19
238 123
J. R. Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Shooting guard

20
207 98
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

21
113 72
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
wiabux added Small forward

22
131 71
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

23
136 71
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

24
83 61
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

25
63 49
Robert Pack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
tom-charbono added Point guard

26
59 39
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard

27
52 11
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CamtheGreat added Power forward

28
68 43
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

29
63 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
69 41
Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

31
60 32
Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Shooting guard

32
69 55
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Shooting guard

33
43 51
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Shooting guard

34
54 30
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
eliasr18901 added Point guard

35
40 35
Reggie Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

36
32 26
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

37
45 27
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
DeanLegend added Power forward, Center

38
4 0
Jamal Murray is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
TRENT13 added

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

40
4 0
Gary Harris is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
TRENT13 added Shooting guard, Guard

41
71 70
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Center

42
24 31
James Posey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Small forward

43
28 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
18 29
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Bryant Stith Shooting Guard

45
19 8
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jalen Rose Guard, forward

46
23 42
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Power forward, Center

47
28 30
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Power forward, Center

48
42 46
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

49
23 35
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Center, Forward-center

50
24 8
Wilson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
黃柏嘉 added Shooting guard, Small forward, Swingman