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2007-2008 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
15 Carmelo Anthony F 6-8 235 4 Syracuse 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
12 Chucky Atkins G 5-11 185 9 South Florida 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Marcus Camby C 6-11 240 11 Massachusetts 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
5 Anthony Carter PG 6-1 190 9 Hawaii 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Yakhouba Diawara SF 6-7 225 1 Pepperdine 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted France
0 Taurean Green PG 6-0 177 0 Florida 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
45 Steven Hunter F-C 7-0 240 6 DePaul 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
3 Allen Iverson G 6-0 165 11 Georgetown 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
11 Bobby Jones F 6-7 215 1 Washington 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
43 Linas Kleiza F 6-8 234 2 Missouri 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 27 Lithuania
4 Kenyon Martin F 6-9 240 7 Cincinnati 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
34 Jelani McCoy FC 6-10 245 7 UCLA 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
21 Eduardo Najera F 6-8 235 7 Oklahoma 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 9 Mexico
31 Maybyner Nene C 6-11 250 5 CR Vasco da Gama (Brazil) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 7 Brazil
5 J.R. Smith SG 6-6 220 3 Saint Benedict's Preparatory School (New Jersey) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
22 Von Wafer GF 6-5 210 2 Florida State 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
29 Mike Wilks G 5-10 185 6 Rice 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

Denver Depth Chart Historical Denver Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Anthony Carter
7.8p 2.9r 5.5a
Allen Iverson
26.4p 3.0r 7.1a
C. Anthony
25.7p 7.4r 3.4a
Kenyon Martin
12.4p 6.5r 1.3a
Marcus Camby
9.1p 13.1r 3.3a
R Chucky Atkins
4.7p 1.3r 2.0a
J.R. Smith
12.3p 2.1r 1.7a
Linas Kleiza
11.1p 4.2r 1.2a
Eduardo Najera
5.9p 4.3r 1.2a
Maybyner Nene
5.3p 5.4r 0.9a
R  
 
Y. Diawara
2.8p 1.1r 0.7a
 
 
 
 
 
 
L Taurean Green
1.1p 0.7r 0.3a
Bobby Jones
3.4p 1.5r 0.4a
 
 
 
 
Steven Hunter
2.1p 1.5r 0.0a

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Northwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz54-28-
2Denver Nuggets50-324
3Portland Trail Blazers41-4113
4Minnesota Timberwolves22-6032
5Seattle SuperSonics20-6234

Denver Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Allen Iverson Player Of The Week (11/18/07, 01/06/08, 04/13/08)
Carmelo Anthony Player Of The Week (12/23/07, 03/30/08)
Marcus Camby All-NBA Defensive First Team (2008)
Allen Iverson Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2008)
Carmelo Anthony Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2008)

Denver Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Allen Iverson 82 41.8 26.4 3.0 7.1 2.0 0.1 3.0
Carmelo Anthony 77 36.4 25.7 7.4 3.4 1.3 0.5 3.3
Kenyon Martin 71 30.4 12.4 6.5 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3
J.R. Smith 74 19.2 12.3 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.2 1.5
Linas Kleiza 79 23.9 11.1 4.2 1.2 0.6 0.2 1.1
Marcus Camby 79 34.9 9.1 13.1 3.3 1.1 3.6 1.5
Anthony Carter 70 28.0 7.8 2.9 5.5 1.5 0.4 1.8
Eduardo Najera 78 21.3 5.9 4.3 1.2 0.9 0.5 0.8
Maybyner Nene 16 16.6 5.3 5.4 0.9 0.6 0.9 1.3
Chucky Atkins 24 14.6 4.7 1.3 2.0 0.4 0.0 0.4
Bobby Jones 25 8.9 3.4 1.5 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.6
Mike Wilks 8 15.2 3.0 1.5 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.6
Yakhouba Diawara 54 10.0 2.8 1.1 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.3
Steven Hunter 19 6.3 2.1 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.4
Von Wafer 21 4.3 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.5
Taurean Green 9 3.3 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2
Jelani McCoy 6 5.5 0.5 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.7

Denver Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Carmelo Anthony was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Carmelo Anthony signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 17, 2003. Carmelo Anthony signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on July 13, 2006.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Linas Kleiza, the #27 pick in the First Round of the 2005 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Portland Trail Blazers on June 28, 2005. Linas Kleiza signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 5, 2005.

Draft Rights to Maybyner Nene, the #7 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the New York Knicks on June 26, 2002. Maybyner Nene signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 23, 2002. Maybyner Nene re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 20, 2006.

Acquired via Trade

Marcus Camby was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the New York Knicks on June 26, 2002. Marcus Camby re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 16, 2004.

Taurean Green was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Portland Trail Blazers on February 21, 2008.

Steven Hunter was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Philadelphia Sixers on September 10, 2007.

Allen Iverson was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Philadelphia Sixers on December 19, 2006.

Kenyon Martin was acquired in a sign and trade by the Denver Nuggets from the New Jersey Nets on July 15, 2004.

Eduardo Najera was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Golden State Warriors on February 24, 2005.

J.R. Smith was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Chicago Bulls on July 20, 2006.

Acquired via Free Agency

Chucky Atkins signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 16, 2007.

Anthony Carter signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on August 31, 2007.

Yakhouba Diawara signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 26, 2006.

Bobby Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on April 11, 2008.

Denver Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Stan Kroenke Owner 2000-2001 N/A
Josh Kroenke VP of Team Development 2007-2008 N/A
Stephen Stieneker VP 2005-2006 N/A
Todd Eley VP of Basketball Operations 1996-1997 General Manager (Denver Nuggets, 1995 to 1997)
Mark Warkentien VP of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2006-2007 Director of Player Personnel (Denver Nuggets, 2005 to 2006)
Rex Chapman VP of Player Personnel 2006-2007 Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2005 to 2006)
George Karl Head Coach 2004-2005 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1998 to 2003)
Adrian Dantley Assistant Coach 2003-2004 N/A
John Welch Assistant Coach 2005-2006 Assistant Coach (Memphis Grizzlies, 2002 to 2005)
Chad Iske Assistant Coach 2007-2008 Advance Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2004 to 2007)
Mark Price Assistant Coach 2007-2008 N/A
Sparky Gonzales Director of International Scouting 1999-2000 N/A
Masai Ujiri Director of International Scouting 2006-2007 International Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2004 to 2006)
Dan Shimensky Assistant Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 N/A
Jim Gillen Athletic Trainer 1991-1992 N/A
Lisa Johnson VP of Basketball Administration 1998-1999 N/A