Denver Nuggets Tickets
The Colorado based professional basketball team the Denver Nuggets, have been a staple in the city of Denver since they first appeared in the city in 1967. When the professional basketball team was first formed, they were known as the Denver Rockets; a name they would hold on to until 1974. They were also part of the American Basketball Association (ABA) as a charter team of the organization and then joined the NBA in 1974 as part of the big NBA-ABA merger. Today, the NBA Denver Nuggets play in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference in the NBA. They can be identified by their powder blue and gold uniforms and their unique team logo which features an iconic Colorado mountaintop.
The team has had several long periods of success during their time as an organization, holding on to several long streaks in their careers where they have made the playoffs; including a recent streak of nine consecutive season playoff appearances of late. The team has won a ABA national championship, a conference title, three ABA division titles and seven NBA division titles. Currently the Denver Nuggets play all of their home games in the Pepsi Center in downtown Denver, Colorado, a massive stadium they share with the city’s NHL team.
During their time as a team the Denver Nuggets have been known for being the home of some of the biggest names in the NBA. One of the biggest stars to ever play for the Denver Nuggets was Carmelo Anthony, who was highly credited for helping with the teams resurgence when he was drafted in 2003. Anthony stayed with the Nuggets for eight seasons. Allen Iverson was also a key player for the Denver Nuggets when he was first brought to the team in 2006. Other big names to play for the Denver Nuggets include Chauncey Billups, David Thompson, Alex English, Reggie Williams, Bobby Jones and others. The team has also had a history of highly successful coaches including coaches such as Doug Moe. With a history such as this and a reputation for always being able to rebuild and find success there is no denying that the Denver Nuggets will continue to impress fans and teams alike as they continue to solidify themselves as major contenders in the Western Conference.