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Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets
NBA Team
NameDenver Nuggets
ConferenceWestern Conference
DivisionNorthwest Division
Founded1967 (Joined NBA in 1976)
HistoryDenver Rockets
1967 1974
Denver Nuggets
1974 present
ArenaPepsi Center
CityDenver, Colorado
ColorsPowder Blue, Gold, White, Navy
OwnerStan Kroenke
(sale pending)
General managerMasai Ujiri
Head coachGeorge Karl
D-League affiliateIdaho Stampede
Conference titlesABA: 1 (1976)
NBA: 0
Division titlesABA: 3 (1970, 1975, 1976)
NBA: 7 (1977, 1978, 1985, 1988, 2006, 2009, 2010)

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The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They were founded as the Denver Rockets in 1967 as a charter franchise of the American Basketball Association, and became one of that league's more successful teams. After changing their name in anticipation of a merger, they joined the NBA in 1976. They play home games at the Pepsi Center.

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