Denver Nuggets

American professional basketball team

The Denver Nuggets are an American professional basketball team in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in Denver, Colorado. They play their home games at Ball Arena, formerly known as Pepsi Center. Carmelo Anthony, Allen Iverson, and Nenê also used to play for them. Current stars include Nikola Jokić and Jamal Murray.

Denver Nuggets
2022–23 Denver Nuggets season
Denver Nuggets logo
HistoryDenver Rockets
1967–1974 (ABA)
Denver Nuggets
1974–1976 (ABA)
1976–present (NBA)[1][2]
ArenaBall Arena
LocationDenver, Colorado
Team colorsMidnight blue, sunshine yellow, Flatirons red, skyline blue[3][4][5]
Main sponsorWestern Union[6]
PresidentTim Connelly
General managerArtūras Karnišovas[7]
Head coachMichael Malone
OwnershipAnn Walton Kroenke[8]
Conference titles0
Division titles11
ABA: 2 (1970, 1975)
NBA: 9 (1977, 1978, 1985, 1988, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2019, 2020)
Retired numbers8 (2, 6, 12, 33, 40, 44, 55, 432)
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Association jersey
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Team colours
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Icon jersey
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Team colours
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Statement jersey
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Team colours


  1. "History: Team by Team" (PDF). 2018-19 Official NBA Guide. NBA Properties, Inc. October 8, 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 11, 2019. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  2. "–Denver Nuggets seasons". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Archived from the original on September 15, 2017. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  3. "Nuggets Brand Identity Evolution" (PDF). NBA Media Ventures, LLC. June 6, 2018. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  4. "Evolve". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. June 6, 2018. Archived from the original on June 7, 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  5. "Denver Nuggets Reproduction and Usage Guideline Sheet". NBA Properties, Inc. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  6. "Denver Nuggets and Western Union Announce Multi-Year Sponsorship in the Mile High City". (Press release). NBA Media Ventures, LLC. July 31, 2017. Retrieved December 17, 2017.
  7. "Denver Nuggets Promote Tim Connelly and Arturas Karnisovas". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  8. Harden, Mark (October 7, 2015). "NFL owners let Kroenke keep Rams; transfer Nuggets, Avalanche to his wife". Denver Business Journal. Retrieved October 16, 2015.

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