Since its foundation in 1967, Denver Nuggets has been part of the National Basketball League since its procession in 1976 in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference section after the ABA-NBA merges. Their first name was Denver Larks and then later changed it to the Rockets and stocked to the Nuggets since 1974. Their current Head Coach is Brian Shaw, General Manager Tim Connelly had 3 ABA trophies and 7 National Basketball Association championship titles in 1977, 78, 85, 88, 2006, 09 and 2010.
In the highlights of their journey as a team, there are prolific players and staffs that marked history in the Denver Nuggets franchise since its land in the basketball game. Some of them are Alex English, Dikembe Mutombo and Carmelo Anthony with Iverson and Billups. They were able to play in different arenas as time flies by, like the Denver Auditorium Arena, Denver Coliseum, McNichols Sports Arena and Pepsi Center.
Aside from that, they already had 4 players that landed in the classic list of Hall of Fame. They are Alex English, Dan Issel, Sarunas Marciulionis and David Thompson and like any other teams; they are flooded with several major and minor awards per individual and as a team.
The highest point in their history happened during the reign Alex English with the help of the scoring machine Kiki Vandeweghe and English the only player in the NBA to get an NBA Score Title. In the early 90’s, Dikeme Mutombo led the pack as they bring back the high points in the Denver Nuggets and was crowned as the Rookie of the Year. And from 2003 to 2011, it was Carmelo Anthony that shined on the court and were able to bring home 3 bacons from winning the championship from 2006 to 2009 and 10 back to back.