The winning choice was “Nuggets”, in honor of the original Nuggets team in Denver from 1948–50, the last year as a charter member of the NBA. Their new logo was a miner “discovering” an ABA ball.
Do Nuggets have a ring?
The Denver Nuggets have never won a NBA Finals. The closest they came to winning a championship was in 1978, 1985, 2009 and 2020 when they lost the Western Conference Finals.
When did the Denver Nuggets become a team?
Does Colorado have a NBA team?
Established in 1967, the Denver Nuggets are Colorado’s professional basketball team, competing in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They are part of the NBA’s Western Conference Northwest Division. Their name draws inspiration from the gold miners looking for nuggets.