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1975-76 Denver Nuggets Schedule and Results

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Record: 60-24, Finished 1st in ABA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Brown (60-24)

PTS/G: 121.9 (1st of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 115.9 (7th of 9)
SRS: 5.46 (1st of 9) ▪ Pace: 111.2 (1st of 9)
Off Rtg: 108.7 (2nd of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.4 (4th of 9)
Expected W-L: 56-28 (1st of 9)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

ABA 1976 Playoffs:
Lost ABA Finals (4-2) versus New York Nets  (Series Stats)
Won ABA Semifinals (4-3) versus Kentucky Colonels  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 24, 1975 @ San Diego Sails W 120 108 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 25, 1975 Spirits of St. Louis W 118 101 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Oct 29, 1975 Utah Stars W 122 117 3 0 W 3
4 Fri, Oct 31, 1975 @ Indiana Pacers L 99 111 3 1 L 1
5 Sun, Nov 2, 1975 @ Kentucky Colonels L 103 106 3 2 L 2
6 Wed, Nov 5, 1975 Spirits of St. Louis W 111 98 4 2 W 1
7 Thu, Nov 6, 1975 @ Utah Stars W 111 105 5 2 W 2
8 Sat, Nov 8, 1975 New York Nets W 128 121 6 2 W 3
9 Tue, Nov 11, 1975 Indiana Pacers W 126 117 7 2 W 4
10 Fri, Nov 14, 1975 Kentucky Colonels W 117 111 8 2 W 5
11 Wed, Nov 19, 1975 @ Spirits of St. Louis W 119 106 9 2 W 6
12 Thu, Nov 20, 1975 @ Indiana Pacers L 112 117 9 3 L 1
13 Fri, Nov 21, 1975 @ New York Nets L 116 128 9 4 L 2
14 Sat, Nov 22, 1975 Virginia Squires W 144 119 10 4 W 1
15 Wed, Nov 26, 1975 Kentucky Colonels L 107 115 10 5 L 1
16 Fri, Nov 28, 1975 @ San Antonio Spurs W OT 140 136 11 5 W 1
17 Sat, Nov 29, 1975 San Antonio Spurs W 123 112 12 5 W 2
18 Sat, Dec 6, 1975 Indiana Pacers W 126 118 13 5 W 3
19 Sun, Dec 7, 1975 @ New York Nets W 123 119 14 5 W 4
20 Wed, Dec 10, 1975 @ Spirits of St. Louis W 146 137 15 5 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Thu, Dec 11, 1975 @ Virginia Squires W 111 100 16 5 W 6 at Richmond, VA
22 Fri, Dec 12, 1975 @ Virginia Squires W 110 107 17 5 W 7 at Hampton, VA
23 Mon, Dec 15, 1975 @ Virginia Squires W 131 110 18 5 W 8 at Norfolk, VA
24 Wed, Dec 17, 1975 New York Nets W 106 103 19 5 W 9
25 Sat, Dec 20, 1975 @ San Antonio Spurs L 121 132 19 6 L 1
26 Sun, Dec 21, 1975 Indiana Pacers W 122 117 20 6 W 1
27 Fri, Dec 26, 1975 San Antonio Spurs L 106 117 20 7 L 1
28 Sat, Dec 27, 1975 New York Nets W 130 113 21 7 W 1
29 Sun, Dec 28, 1975 @ Indiana Pacers W 110 105 22 7 W 2
30 Tue, Dec 30, 1975 @ Spirits of St. Louis L 104 106 22 8 L 1
31 Wed, Dec 31, 1975 Kentucky Colonels W 141 137 23 8 W 1
32 Fri, Jan 2, 1976 Indiana Pacers W 137 125 24 8 W 2
33 Sat, Jan 3, 1976 Spirits of St. Louis W 126 115 25 8 W 3
34 Mon, Jan 5, 1976 Kentucky Colonels W 127 120 26 8 W 4
35 Wed, Jan 7, 1976 @ San Antonio Spurs L 118 121 26 9 L 1
36 Fri, Jan 9, 1976 Virginia Squires W 155 128 27 9 W 1
37 Mon, Jan 12, 1976 San Antonio Spurs W 139 122 28 9 W 2
38 Tue, Jan 13, 1976 New York Nets W 137 113 29 9 W 3
39 Fri, Jan 16, 1976 @ Indiana Pacers W 124 118 30 9 W 4
40 Sat, Jan 17, 1976 Kentucky Colonels W 137 113 31 9 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 18, 1976 @ Kentucky Colonels L 117 119 31 10 L 1
42 Tue, Jan 20, 1976 @ New York Nets L 123 134 31 11 L 2
43 Fri, Jan 23, 1976 San Antonio Spurs W 131 123 32 11 W 1
44 Fri, Jan 30, 1976 Virginia Squires W 126 117 33 11 W 2
45 Sat, Jan 31, 1976 Virginia Squires W 129 117 34 11 W 3
46 Sun, Feb 1, 1976 @ Kentucky Colonels L 94 98 34 12 L 1 at Cincinnati, OH
47 Wed, Feb 4, 1976 Virginia Squires W OT 135 131 35 12 W 1
48 Fri, Feb 6, 1976 Spirits of St. Louis W 123 109 36 12 W 2
49 Sun, Feb 8, 1976 Kentucky Colonels W 116 114 37 12 W 3
50 Mon, Feb 9, 1976 @ New York Nets W 138 119 38 12 W 4
51 Wed, Feb 11, 1976 @ San Antonio Spurs W 137 133 39 12 W 5
52 Sat, Feb 14, 1976 New York Nets W OT 108 103 40 12 W 6
53 Sun, Feb 15, 1976 @ San Antonio Spurs L 118 125 40 13 L 1
54 Wed, Feb 18, 1976 San Antonio Spurs W 142 111 41 13 W 1
55 Thu, Feb 19, 1976 Indiana Pacers W 128 123 42 13 W 2
56 Fri, Feb 20, 1976 @ Indiana Pacers L 101 106 42 14 L 1
57 Sun, Feb 22, 1976 @ New York Nets L 95 115 42 15 L 2
58 Wed, Feb 25, 1976 Indiana Pacers W 122 110 43 15 W 1
59 Fri, Feb 27, 1976 San Antonio Spurs W 140 116 44 15 W 2
60 Sat, Feb 28, 1976 @ San Antonio Spurs L 122 134 44 16 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 29, 1976 @ Kentucky Colonels W 112 111 45 16 W 1
62 Mon, Mar 1, 1976 @ Virginia Squires W 115 109 46 16 W 2 at Hampton, VA
63 Wed, Mar 3, 1976 New York Nets W 121 100 47 16 W 3
64 Fri, Mar 5, 1976 Spirits of St. Louis W 137 125 48 16 W 4
65 Sun, Mar 7, 1976 Virginia Squires W 116 101 49 16 W 5
66 Tue, Mar 9, 1976 New York Nets W 128 112 50 16 W 6
67 Wed, Mar 10, 1976 @ Indiana Pacers L 119 129 50 17 L 1
68 Thu, Mar 11, 1976 @ New York Nets L OT 136 141 50 18 L 2
69 Fri, Mar 12, 1976 @ Spirits of St. Louis L 97 101 50 19 L 3
70 Tue, Mar 16, 1976 Spirits of St. Louis W 111 94 51 19 W 1
71 Wed, Mar 17, 1976 @ Indiana Pacers W 111 108 52 19 W 2
72 Thu, Mar 18, 1976 @ New York Nets L 98 110 52 20 L 1
73 Fri, Mar 19, 1976 @ Virginia Squires W 113 108 53 20 W 1 at Norfolk, VA
74 Sat, Mar 20, 1976 Spirits of St. Louis W 131 115 54 20 W 2
75 Tue, Mar 23, 1976 @ Kentucky Colonels L OT 117 118 54 21 L 1
76 Wed, Mar 24, 1976 San Antonio Spurs L 122 135 54 22 L 2
77 Fri, Mar 26, 1976 Indiana Pacers W 138 120 55 22 W 1
78 Sat, Mar 27, 1976 @ Virginia Squires W OT 124 123 56 22 W 2 at Norfolk, VA
79 Sun, Mar 28, 1976 @ Indiana Pacers W 110 98 57 22 W 3
80 Tue, Mar 30, 1976 @ Spirits of St. Louis W 133 112 58 22 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Wed, Mar 31, 1976 @ San Antonio Spurs L 110 117 58 23 L 1
82 Sat, Apr 3, 1976 @ San Antonio Spurs L 121 129 58 24 L 2
83 Sun, Apr 4, 1976 Indiana Pacers W 140 134 59 24 W 1
84 Wed, Apr 7, 1976 @ Kentucky Colonels W 130 103 60 24 W 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 15, 1976 Kentucky Colonels W 110 107 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Apr 17, 1976 Kentucky Colonels L 110 138 1 1 L 1
3 Mon, Apr 19, 1976 @ Kentucky Colonels L 114 126 1 2 L 2
4 Wed, Apr 21, 1976 @ Kentucky Colonels W 108 106 2 2 W 1
5 Thu, Apr 22, 1976 Kentucky Colonels W 127 117 3 2 W 2
6 Sun, Apr 25, 1976 @ Kentucky Colonels L 2OT 115 119 3 3 L 1
7 Wed, Apr 28, 1976 Kentucky Colonels W 133 110 4 3 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
8 Sat, May 1, 1976 New York Nets L 118 120 4 4 L 1
9 Tue, May 4, 1976 New York Nets W 127 121 5 4 W 1
10 Thu, May 6, 1976 @ New York Nets L 111 117 5 5 L 1
11 Sat, May 8, 1976 @ New York Nets L 112 121 5 6 L 2
12 Tue, May 11, 1976 New York Nets W 118 110 6 6 W 1
13 Thu, May 13, 1976 @ New York Nets L 106 112 6 7 L 1