Learn More: Denver Nuggets
The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. They are a member of the Western Conference Northwest Division of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Nuggets were founded in 1967 as the Denver Larks and joined the NBA as an expansion team in 1976. They have qualified for the NBA playoffs numerous times and have won nine division titles. The team has had a number of successful players over the years, including Alex English, Dan Issel, Carmelo Anthony, and Nikola Jokic. The Nuggets play their home games at the Pepsi Center in Denver.