Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters

2015-2016 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
5 Will Barton GF 6-6 185 3 Memphis 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States UFA-2018
21 Wilson Chandler SF 6-8 225 8 DePaul 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States PO-2018; UFA-2019
  Joey Dorsey F 6-9 275 4 Memphis 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States UFA-2016
35 Kenneth Faried F 6-8 228 4 Morehead State 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States UFA-2019
4 Randy Foye G 6-4 213 9 Villanova 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2016
8 Danilo Gallinari SF 6-10 225 7 EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy) 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 6 Italy UFA-2016
11 Erick Green G 6-4 184 1 Virginia Tech 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States RFA-2017
14 Gary Harris SG 6-4 210 1 Michigan State 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
7 J.J. Hickson PF 6-9 242 7 North Carolina State 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States UFA-2016
  Nick Johnson SG 6-3 200 1 Arizona 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States RFA-2017
  Nikola Jokic C 6-10 253 0 KK Mega Vizura (Serbia) 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 11 Serbia RFA-2018; TO-2018; UFA-2019
77 Joffrey Lauvergne PF 6-11 220 1 KK Partizan (Serbia) 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 25 France RFA-2017
  Emmanuel Mudiay SG 6-5 200 0 Guangdong Foshan (China) 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States TO-2017; TO-2018; RFA-2019
28 Jameer Nelson G 6-0 190 11 Saint Joseph's 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States UFA-2018
23 Jusuf Nurkic F 7-0 280 1 KK Cedevita (Croatia) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Bosnia and Herzegovina TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
  Kostas Papanikolaou PF 6-8 225 1 Olympiacos (Greece) 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 18 Greece RFA-2016

2015-2016 Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Nelson R. Foye W. Chandler D. Gallinari K. Faried
Rotation   G. Harris W. Barton J. Hickson J. Nurkic
Rotation       K. Papanikolaou J. Dorsey
Rotation       J. Lauvergne  
Lim PT E. Green N. Johnson     N. Jokic
Lim PT   E. Mudiay      

Nuggets Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Nikola Radicevic PG 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 27 Serbia
Izzet Turkyilmaz C 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 20 Turkey
Cenk Akyol G 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 29 Turkey
Sani Becirovic SG 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 17 Slovenia
Yuyang Xue FC 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 28 China

Denver Nuggets Future Free Agent Details

2016 2017 2018 2019
Randy Foye (UFA)
Danilo Gallinari (UFA)
J.J. Hickson (UFA)
Joey Dorsey (UFA)
Gary Harris (TO)
Kostas Papanikolaou (RFA)
Jusuf Nurkic (TO)
Erick Green (RFA)
Nick Johnson (RFA)
Joffrey Lauvergne (RFA)
Emmanuel Mudiay (TO)
Gary Harris (TO)
Jusuf Nurkic (TO)
Wilson Chandler (PO)
Jameer Nelson (UFA)
Will Barton (UFA)
Nikola Jokic (TO)
Gary Harris (RFA)
Jusuf Nurkic (RFA)
Emmanuel Mudiay (TO)
Kenneth Faried (UFA)
Emmanuel Mudiay (RFA)

Denver Nuggets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2016Own or swap for NYK then other to TOR (via NYK); MEM 6-14 (via CLE); POR 15-30; HOU 15-30To PHL
2017Own; MEM 6-30 (via CLE) if not already settled; POR 15-30 if not already settledTo HOU; POR (via HOU) if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to DEN in 2016
2018Own; MEM 6-30 (via CLE) if not already settledTo UTA; GOS; less favorable of POR and SAC (via SAC swap for POR) if POR has not conveyed 1st round pick to DEN by 2017
2019Own; MEM (via CLE) if not already settledOwn; POR if POR has not conveyed 1st round pick to DEN by 2017
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn

Denver Nuggets Future Traded Pick Details

Credits Debits

2015 second round draft pick from L.A. Clippers
L.A. Clippers' 2015 2nd round pick to Denver [Denver-L.A. Clippers, 1/5/2009]

2016 first round draft pick from Houston
Houston's 2016 1st round pick to Denver protected for selections 1-14; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston will instead convey Portland's 2017 2nd round pick to Denver [Houston-Portland, 7/10/2013; Denver-Houston, 7/20/2015]

2016 first round draft pick from Memphis
Memphis' 1st round pick to Denver (via Cleveland) protected for selections 1-5 and 15-30 in 2016, 1-5 in 2017 and 1-5 in 2018 and unprotected in 2019 [Cleveland-Memphis, 1/22/2013; Cleveland-Denver, 1/7/2015]

2016 first round draft pick from New York
Denver has the right to swap its 2016 1st round pick for New York's 2016 1st round pick [Denver-Minnesota-New York, 2/22/2011]; New York will convey the less favorable of these two picks to Toronto (see New York Debits)

2016 first round draft pick from Portland
Portland's 1st round pick to Denver protected for selections 1-14 in 2016 and 1-14 in 2017; if Portland has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Denver by 2017, then Portland will instead convey the less favorable of its 2018 2nd round pick and Sacramento's 2018 2nd round pick (via Sacramento's right to swap for Portland) and its 2019 2nd round pick to Denver [New Orleans-Portland-Sacramento, 7/10/2013; Denver-Portland, 2/19/2015]

2018 second round draft pick from Golden State
Golden State's 2018 2nd round pick to Denver [Denver-Golden State-Utah, 7/10/2013]

2015 second round draft pick to Philadelphia
Denver's 2015 2nd round pick to Philadelphia (via Minnesota to Portland to Houston) [Denver-Minnesota-New York, 2/22/2011; Minnesota-Portland, 6/27/2011; Houston-Portland, 7/10/2013; Houston-Philadelphia, 2/19/2015]

2016 second round draft pick to Philadelphia
Denver's 2016 2nd round pick to Philadelphia [Denver-Philadelphia-Washington, 2/20/2014]

2017 second round draft pick to Houston
Denver's 2017 2nd round pick to Houston [Denver-Houston, 7/20/2015]

2018 second round draft pick to Utah
Denver's 2018 2nd round pick to Utah [Denver-Golden State-Utah, 7/10/2013]

2015-2016 Denver Nuggets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Kenneth Faried was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Kenneth Faried signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on December 9, 2011. Kenneth Faried signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on October 8, 2014.

Nikola Jokic was selected as the #11 pick in the Second Round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Nikola Jokic signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 12, 2015.

Emmanuel Mudiay was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Emmanuel Mudiay signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 27, 2015.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Erick Green, the #16 pick in the Second Round of the 2013 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Utah Jazz on June 27, 2013. Erick Green signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 24, 2014.

Draft Rights to Gary Harris, the #19 pick in the First Round of the 2014 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Chicago Bulls on June 26, 2014. Gary Harris signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 8, 2014.

Draft Rights to Joffrey Lauvergne, the #25 pick in the Second Round of the 2013 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Memphis Grizzlies on June 27, 2013. Joffrey Lauvergne signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on February 19, 2015.

Draft Rights to Jusuf Nurkic, the #16 pick in the First Round of the 2014 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Chicago Bulls on June 26, 2014. Jusuf Nurkic signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 23, 2014.

Acquired via Trade

Will Barton was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Portland Trail Blazers on February 19, 2015. Will Barton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 23, 2015.

Wilson Chandler was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the New York Knicks on February 22, 2011. Wilson Chandler re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on March 18, 2012. Wilson Chandler signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on July 11, 2015.

Joey Dorsey was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Houston Rockets on July 20, 2015.

Randy Foye was acquired in a sign and trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Utah Jazz on July 10, 2013.

Danilo Gallinari was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the New York Knicks on February 22, 2011. Danilo Gallinari signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on January 25, 2012.

Nick Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Houston Rockets on July 20, 2015.

Jameer Nelson was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Boston Celtics on January 13, 2015. Jameer Nelson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 12, 2015.

Kostas Papanikolaou was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Houston Rockets on July 20, 2015.

Acquired via Free Agency

J.J. Hickson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 11, 2013.

2015-2016 Denver Nuggets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Stan Kroenke Owner 2000-2001 N/A
Bruce Glazer Chief Financial Officer 2010-2011 N/A
Matt Hutchings Chief Operating Officer, Director of Team Security 2013-2014 N/A
Bobby Simmons Director of Team Security 2009-2010 N/A
Mike Malone Head Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2013 to 2015)
James Farr Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Associate Head Coach (Chicago State, 2011 to )
Noel Gillespie Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2010 to 2013)
Patrick Mutombo Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Player Development Coordinator (Denver Nuggets, 2011 to 2013)
Josh Kroenke President 2011-2012 Vice President of Team Development (Denver Nuggets, 2007 to 2011)
Lisa Johnson VP of Basketball Administration 1998-1999 N/A
Todd Eley VP of Basketball Operations 1996-1997 General Manager (Denver Nuggets, 1995 to 1997)
Tim Connelly Executive VP of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2013-2014 Assistant General Manager (New Orleans Pelicans, 2010 to 2013)
Arturas Karnisovas Assistant General Manager 2013-2014 Director of Scouting (Houston Rockets, 2011 to 2013)
Jim Clibanoff Director of Scouting 2013-2014 N/A
Ben Tenzer Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Legal Analyst (Denver Nuggets, 2012 to 2013)
Nashion Harper Video Coordinator 2012-2013 Assistant Video Coordinator (Denver Nuggets, 2010 to 2012)
Brian Boyle Video Coordinator 2014-2015 N/A
Ognjen Stojakovic Video Coordinator 2014-2015 N/A
Herb Livsey Scout 2008-2009 Scout (Atlanta Hawks, 2004 to 2008)
John Beckett Player Development Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Delaware 87ers, 2013 to 2014)
Dan Shimensky Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2007 to 2014)
Jason Miller Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 Athletic Trainer (Oklahoma State, 2006 to 2014)
Jason Kosmicki Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A