1999–2000 Denver Nuggets season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1999–2000 Denver Nuggets season
Head coach Dan Issel
Arena Pepsi Center
Results
Record 35–47 (.427)
Place Division: 5th (Midwest)
Conference: 10th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1998–99 2000–01 >

The 1999-2000 NBA season was the Nuggets' 24th season in the NBA and 33rd season as a franchise.[1] It was their first year at the Pepsi Center. Denver finished fifth in the Midwest Division with a 35-47 record.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1999 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 18 James Posey SF  United States Xavier (OH)
2 33 Chris Herren PG  United States Fresno State
2 41 Francisco Elson C  Netherlands California

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Utah Jazz 55 27 .671 31–10 24–17 14–10
x-San Antonio Spurs 53 29 .646 2 31–10 22–19 16–8
x-Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 .610 5 26–15 24–17 18–6
Dallas Mavericks 40 42 .488 15 22–19 18–23 12–12
Denver Nuggets 35 47 .427 20 25–16 10–31 10–14
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 21 22–19 12–29 8–16
Vancouver Grizzlies 22 60 .268 33 12–29 10–31 6–18
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Los Angeles Lakers 67 15 .817
2 y-Utah Jazz 55 27 .671 12
3 x-Portland Trail Blazers 59 23 .720 8
4 x-San Antonio Spurs 53 29 .646 14
5 x-Phoenix Suns 53 29 .646 14
6 x-Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 .610 17
7 x-Seattle SuperSonics 45 37 .549 22
8 x-Sacramento Kings 44 38 .537 23
9 Dallas Mavericks 40 42 .488 27
10 Denver Nuggets 35 47 .427 32
11 Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 33
12 Vancouver Grizzlies 22 60 .268 45
13 Golden State Warriors 19 63 .232 48
14 Los Angeles Clippers 15 67 .183 52


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]