List of Denver Nuggets seasons

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This is a list of seasons completed by the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). They have played for 46 seasons, 37 in the NBA and 9 in the American Basketball Association (ABA).

League Champions Conference Champions Division Champions Playoff Berth
Season League Conference Finish Division Finish Wins Losses Win% GB Playoffs Awards
Denver Rockets
1967–68 ABA Western 3rd 45 33 .577 3 Lost Division Semifinals (Buccaneers) 3–2
1968–69 ABA Western 3rd 44 34 .564 16 Lost Division Semifinals (Oaks) 4–3
1969–70 ABA Western 1st 51 33 .607 Won Division Semifinals (Caps) 4–3
Lost Division Finals (Stars) 4–1
1970–71 ABA Western 4th 30 54 .357 28
1971–72 ABA Western 4th 34 50 .405 26 Lost Division Semifinals (Pacers) 4–3
1972–73 ABA Western 3rd 47 37 .560 8 Lost Division Semifinals (Pacers) 4–1
1973–74 ABA Western 5th 37 47 .440 14
Denver Nuggets
1974–75 ABA Western 1st 65 19 .774 Won Division Semifinals (Stars) 4–2
Lost Division Finals (Pacers) 4–3
1975–76 ABA 1st 60 24 .714 Won Semifinals (Colonels) 4–3
Lost ABA Finals (Nets) 4–2
1976–77 NBA Western 2nd Midwest 1st 50 32 .610 Lost Conference Semifinals (Trail Blazers) 4–2
1977–78 NBA Western 2nd Midwest 1st 48 34 .585 Won Conference Semifinals (Bucks) 4–3
Lost Conference Finals (SuperSonics) 4–2
1978–79 NBA Western 4th Midwest 2nd 47 35 .573 1 Lost First Round (Lakers) 2–1
1979–80 NBA Western 9th Midwest 4th 30 52 .366 19
1980–81 NBA Western 8th Midwest 4th 37 45 .451 15
1981–82 NBA Western 4th Midwest 2nd 46 36 .561 2 Lost First Round (Suns) 2–1
1982–83 NBA Western 6th Midwest 2nd 45 37 .549 8 Won First Round (Suns) 2–1
Lost Conference Semifinals (Spurs) 4–1
1983–84 NBA Western 7th Midwest 3rd 38 44 .463 7 Lost First Round (Jazz) 3–2
1984–85 NBA Western 2nd Midwest 1st 52 30 .634 Won First Round (Spurs) 3–2
Won Conference Semifinals (Jazz) 4–1
Lost Conference Finals (Lakers) 4–1
1985–86 NBA Western 3rd Midwest 2nd 47 35 .573 4 Won First Round (Trail Blazers) 3–1
Lost Conference Semifinals (Rockets) 4–2
1986–87 NBA Western 8th Midwest 4th 37 45 .451 18 Lost First Round (Lakers) 3–0
1987–88 NBA Western 2nd Midwest 1st 54 28 .659 Won First Round (SuperSonics) 3–2
Lost Conference Semifinals (Mavericks) 4–2
Doug Moe (COY)
1988–89 NBA Western 6th Midwest 3rd 44 38 .537 7 Lost First Round (Suns) 3–0
1989–90 NBA Western 7th Midwest 4th 43 39 .524 13 Lost First Round (Spurs) 3–0
1990–91 NBA Western 14th Midwest 7th 20 62 .244 35
1991–92 NBA Western 11th Midwest 4th 24 58 .293 31
1992–93 NBA Western 9th Midwest 4th 36 46 .439 19 Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (MIP)
1993–94 NBA Western 8th Midwest 4th 42 40 .512 16 Won First Round (SuperSonics) 3–2
Lost Conference Semifinals (Jazz) 4–3
1994–95 NBA Western 8th Midwest 4th 41 41 .500 21 Lost First Round (Spurs) 3–0 Dikembe Mutombo (DPOY)
1995–96 NBA Western 10th Midwest 4th 35 47 .427 24
1996–97 NBA Western 12th Midwest 5th 21 61 .256 43
1997–98 NBA Western 14th Midwest 7th 11 71 .134 51
1998–99 NBA Western 12th Midwest 6th 14 36 .280 23
1999–00 NBA Western 10th Midwest 5th 35 47 .427 20
2000–01 NBA Western 11th Midwest 6th 40 42 .488 18
2001–02 NBA Western 12th Midwest 6th 27 55 .329 31
2002–03 NBA Western 14th Midwest 7th 17 65 .207 43
2003–04 NBA Western 8th Midwest 6th 43 39 .524 15 Lost First Round (Timberwolves) 4–1
2004–05 NBA Western 7th Northwest 2nd 49 33 .598 3 Lost First Round (Spurs) 4–1
2005–06 NBA Western 3rd Northwest 1st 44 38 .537 Lost First Round (Clippers) 4–1
2006–07 NBA Western 6th Northwest 2nd 45 37 .549 6 Lost First Round (Spurs) 4–1 Marcus Camby (DPOY)
2007–08 NBA Western 8th Northwest 2nd 50 32 .610 4 Lost First Round (Lakers) 4–0
2008–09 NBA Western 2nd Northwest 1st 54 28 .659 Won First Round (Hornets) 4–1
Won Conference Semifinals (Mavericks) 4–1
Lost Conference Finals (Lakers) 4–2
2009–10 NBA Western 4th Northwest 1st 53 29 .646 Lost First Round (Jazz) 4–2
2010–11 NBA Western 5th Northwest 2nd 50 32 .610 5 Lost First Round (Thunder) 4–1
2011–12 NBA Western 6th Northwest 2nd 38 28 .576 9 Lost First Round (Lakers) 4–3
2012–13 NBA Western 3rd Northwest 2nd 57 25 .695 3 Lost First Round (Warriors) 4–2 George Karl (COY)
2013–14 NBA Western 11th Northwest 4th 36 46 .439 23
2014–15 NBA Western 12th Northwest 4th 30 52 .366 21
Denver Rockets regular season record (1967-1976) 413 331 .555
Denver Nuggets regular season record (1976-present) 1,464 1,522 .490
All-time Regular Season (1967-present) 1,877 1,853 .503
Denver Nuggets playoffs record (1976-present) 61 101 .377
Denver Rockets playoff record (1967-76) 27 37 .421
All-time playoff record (1967-present) 88 138 .389
All-time Playoff & Regular Season record 1,965 1,991 .497

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