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Denver Nuggets Franchise Index

Location: Denver, Colorado
Team Names: Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets, Denver Rockets

Seasons: 47 (38 NBA & 9 ABA); 1967-68 to 2013-14
Record: 1913-1898, .502 W-L% (1500-1567 NBA & 413-331 ABA)

Playoff Appearances: 33 (24 NBA & 9 ABA)
Championships: 0

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Pace, ORtg, and DRtg are estimated for seasons prior to 1973-1974.

47 Seasons

An asterisk (*) indicates a playoff appearance
Season Lg Team W L W-L% Finish SRS Pace Rel Pace ORtg Rel ORtg DRtg Rel DRtg Playoffs Coaches
2013-14 NBA Denver Nuggets 36 45 .444 4 -1.43 98.0 4.1 106.0 -0.6 108.2 1.6 B. Shaw (36-45)
2012-13 NBA Denver Nuggets* 57 25 .695 2 5.37 95.1 3.1 110.4 4.5 105.1 -0.8 Lost Western Conference First Round G. Karl (57-25)
2011-12 NBA Denver Nuggets* 38 28 .576 2 3.16 94.2 2.9 109.2 4.6 106.2 1.6 Lost Western Conference First Round G. Karl (38-28)
2010-11 NBA Denver Nuggets* 50 32 .610 2 4.81 95.6 3.5 112.3 5.0 107.3 0.0 Lost Western Conference First Round G. Karl (50-32)
2009-10 NBA Denver Nuggets* 53 29 .646 1 4.15 94.8 2.1 111.8 4.2 107.5 -0.1 Lost Western Conference First Round G. Karl (53-29)
2008-09 NBA Denver Nuggets* 54 28 .659 1 3.13 94.3 2.6 110.4 2.1 106.8 -1.5 Lost Western Conference Finals G. Karl (54-28)
2007-08 NBA Denver Nuggets* 50 32 .610 2 3.74 99.7 7.3 110.0 2.5 106.3 -1.2 Lost Western Conference First Round G. Karl (50-32)
2006-07 NBA Denver Nuggets* 45 37 .549 2 1.69 97.4 5.5 107.6 1.1 105.9 -0.6 Lost Western Conference First Round G. Karl (45-37)
2005-06 NBA Denver Nuggets* 44 38 .537 1 0.36 93.9 3.4 105.5 -0.7 105.2 -1.0 Lost Western Conference First Round G. Karl (44-38)
2004-05 NBA Denver Nuggets* 49 33 .598 2 2.22 93.5 2.6 106.0 -0.1 103.9 -2.2 Lost Western Conference First Round J. Bzdelik (13-15), M. Cooper (4-10), G. Karl (32-8)
2003-04 NBA Denver Nuggets* 43 39 .524 6 1.65 93.3 3.2 103.9 1.0 102.7 -0.2 Lost Western Conference First Round J. Bzdelik (43-39)
2002-03 NBA Denver Nuggets 17 65 .207 7 -7.41 91.0 0.0 92.2 -11.4 101.3 -2.3 J. Bzdelik (17-65)
2001-02 NBA Denver Nuggets 27 55 .329 6 -5.19 90.4 -0.3 101.4 -3.1 107.8 3.3 D. Issel (9-17), M. Evans (18-38)
2000-01 NBA Denver Nuggets 40 42 .488 6 -1.83 92.6 1.3 103.7 0.7 106.3 3.3 D. Issel (40-42)
1999-00 NBA Denver Nuggets 35 47 .427 5 -1.76 94.7 1.6 103.5 -0.6 105.8 1.7 D. Issel (35-47)
1998-99 NBA Denver Nuggets 14 36 .280 6 -6.67 90.5 1.6 103.1 0.9 110.4 8.2 M. D'Antoni (14-36)
1997-98 NBA Denver Nuggets 11 71 .134 7 -11.74 89.7 -0.6 99.0 -6.0 112.1 7.1 B. Hanzlik (11-71)
1996-97 NBA Denver Nuggets 21 61 .256 5 -6.40 92.4 2.3 104.5 -2.2 111.2 4.5 B. Bickerstaff (4-9), D. Motta (17-52)
1995-96 NBA Denver Nuggets 35 47 .427 4 -2.62 92.2 0.4 105.2 -2.4 108.1 0.5 B. Bickerstaff (35-47)
1994-95 NBA Denver Nuggets* 41 41 .500 4 0.95 91.5 -1.4 109.1 0.8 108.2 -0.1 Lost Western Conference First Round D. Issel (18-16), G. Littles (3-13), B. Bickerstaff (20-12)
1993-94 NBA Denver Nuggets* 42 40 .512 4 1.54 96.1 1.0 103.9 -2.4 102.3 -4.0 Lost Western Conference Semifinals D. Issel (42-40)
1992-93 NBA Denver Nuggets 36 46 .439 4 -2.14 99.8 3.0 104.6 -3.4 106.3 -1.7 D. Issel (36-46)
1991-92 NBA Denver Nuggets 24 58 .293 4 -7.58 98.6 2.0 100.7 -7.5 108.6 0.4 P. Westhead (24-58)
1990-91 NBA Denver Nuggets 20 62 .244 7 -10.32 113.7 15.9 105.2 -2.7 114.7 6.8 P. Westhead (20-62)
1989-90 NBA Denver Nuggets* 43 39 .524 4 1.56 105.4 7.1 108.0 -0.1 106.7 -1.4 Lost Western Conference First Round D. Moe (43-39)
1988-89 NBA Denver Nuggets* 44 38 .537 3 0.91 107.5 6.9 108.6 0.8 107.1 -0.7 Lost Western Conference First Round D. Moe (44-38)
1987-88 NBA Denver Nuggets* 54 28 .659 1 3.32 105.5 5.9 110.1 2.1 106.3 -1.7 Lost Western Conference Semifinals D. Moe (54-28)
1986-87 NBA Denver Nuggets* 37 45 .451 4 -1.14 106.2 5.4 109.3 1.0 110.2 1.9 Lost Western Conference First Round D. Moe (37-45)
1985-86 NBA Denver Nuggets* 47 35 .573 2 0.89 106.7 4.6 107.1 -0.1 105.9 -1.3 Lost Western Conference Semifinals D. Moe (47-35)
1984-85 NBA Denver Nuggets* 52 30 .634 1 2.05 107.6 5.5 110.7 2.8 108.4 0.5 Lost Western Conference Finals D. Moe (52-30)
1983-84 NBA Denver Nuggets* 38 44 .463 3 -1.27 110.5 9.1 111.3 3.7 112.3 4.7 Lost Western Conference First Round D. Moe (38-44)
1982-83 NBA Denver Nuggets* 45 37 .549 2 0.27 112.1 9.0 109.7 5.0 109.1 4.4 Lost Western Conference Semifinals D. Moe (45-37)
1981-82 NBA Denver Nuggets* 46 36 .561 2 0.13 109.8 8.9 114.3 7.4 113.9 7.0 Lost Western Conference First Round D. Moe (46-36)
1980-81 NBA Denver Nuggets 37 45 .451 4 -0.95 109.8 8.0 109.4 3.9 109.8 4.3 D. Walsh (11-20), D. Moe (26-25)
1979-80 NBA Denver Nuggets 30 52 .366 3 -4.22 103.9 0.8 103.4 -1.9 107.6 2.3 D. Walsh (30-52)
1978-79 NBA Denver Nuggets* 47 35 .573 2 1.24 105.9 0.1 104.4 0.6 103.2 -0.6 Lost Western Conference First Round L. Brown (28-25), D. Walsh (19-10)
1977-78 NBA Denver Nuggets* 48 34 .585 1 0.80 108.5 1.8 102.3 1.4 101.5 0.6 Lost Western Conference Finals L. Brown (48-34)
1976-77 NBA Denver Nuggets* 50 32 .610 1 4.95 111.2 4.7 100.7 1.2 96.1 -3.4 Lost Western Conference Semifinals L. Brown (50-32)
1975-76 ABA Denver Nuggets* 60 24 .714 1 5.46 111.2 4.3 108.7 4.6 103.4 -0.7 Lost Finals L. Brown (60-24)
1974-75 ABA Denver Nuggets* 65 19 .774 1 6.62 107.6 4.5 109.4 4.7 102.7 -2.0 Lost Western Division Finals L. Brown (65-19)
1973-74 ABA Denver Rockets* 37 47 .440 5 -0.49 103.2 0.6 103.1 0.1 103.5 0.5 Lost Western Division Tiebreaker A. Hannum (37-47)
1972-73 ABA Denver Rockets* 47 37 .560 3 2.80 106.8 -2.5 103.1 1.3 100.1 -1.7 Lost Western Division Semifinals A. Hannum (47-37)
1971-72 ABA Denver Rockets* 34 50 .405 4 -0.93 112.8 0.9 98.4 -2.2 99.5 -1.1 Lost Western Division Semifinals A. Hannum (34-50)
1970-71 ABA Denver Rockets* 30 54 .357 5 -3.15 113.9 2.8 102.8 -2.2 106.3 1.3 Lost Western Division Tiebreaker J. Belmont (3-10), S. Albeck (27-44)
1969-70 ABA Denver Rockets* 51 33 .607 1 4.32 107.6 -1.6 106.2 3.5 102.2 -0.5 Lost Western Division Finals J. McLendon (9-19), J. Belmont (42-14)
1968-69 ABA Denver Rockets* 44 34 .564 3 1.41 106.9 -2.6 106.4 2.4 105.0 1.0 Lost Western Division Semifinals B. Bass (44-34)
1967-68 ABA Denver Rockets* 45 33 .577 3 3.52 103.0 -4.0 102.0 0.7 97.9 -3.4 Lost Western Division Semifinals B. Bass (45-33)