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
552 221
Alex English is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward

2
438 137
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward, Shooting guard, Forward

3
559 174
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time

4
672 277
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward, Forward

5
343 124
Fat Lever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

6
465 177
Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
sunikso added Point guard, Shooting guard

7
388 121
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

8
285 41
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
jcschillo added Power forward

9
274 127
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

10
226 112
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

11
207 119
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

12
192 64
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Small forward

13
180 81
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward, Center

14
189 94
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

15
163 121
Danilo Gallinari is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Small forward, Power forward

16
128 64
LaPhonso Ellis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward

17
160 74
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Power forward

18
183 106
Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward

19
208 99
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

20
238 125
J. R. Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Shooting guard

21
117 72
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
wiabux added Small forward

22
134 71
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

23
137 71
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

24
85 62
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

25
63 50
Robert Pack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
tom-charbono added Point guard

26
59 41
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard

27
53 13
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CamtheGreat added Power forward

28
70 43
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

29
66 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
70 41
Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

31
62 32
Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Shooting guard

32
44 51
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Shooting guard

33
69 56
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Shooting guard

34
54 31
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
eliasr18901 added Point guard

35
40 36
Reggie Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

36
33 27
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Point guard

37
6 0
Jamal Murray is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
TRENT13 added

38
45 28
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
DeanLegend added Power forward, Center

39
6 0
Gary Harris is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
TRENT13 added Shooting guard, Guard

40
40 39
Calvin Natt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mandyclark25 added Small forward

41
30 28
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

42
25 31
James Posey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Small forward

43
19 29
Bryant Stith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
mcminnmt added Bryant Stith Shooting Guard

44
71 72
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
idawg387 added Center

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

46
19 9
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Jalen Rose Guard, forward

47
24 43
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Power forward, Center

48
29 30
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets of All Time
Justin Kim added Power forward, Center

49
25 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
25 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