Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters

1995-1996 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
1 Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf PG 6-0 162 5 LSU 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
8 Rastko Cvetkovic C 7-1 260 0 - 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted Serbia
3 Dale Ellis GF 6-7 205 12 Tennessee 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
20 LaPhonso Ellis PF 6-8 240 3 Notre Dame 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
50 Matt Fish PF 6-11 235 2 UNC Wilmington 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States
9 Greg Grant PG 5-7 140 5 The College of New Jersey 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
21 Tom Hammonds PF 6-9 215 6 Georgia Tech 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
13 Mark Jackson PG 6-1 180 8 St. John's 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
7 Don MacLean PF 6-10 235 3 UCLA 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
8 Sarunas Marciulionis GF 6-4 209 6 Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania) 1987 Rnd 6 Pick 13 Lithuania
24 Antonio McDyess F 6-9 245 0 Alabama 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
55 Dikembe Mutombo C 7-2 260 4 Georgetown 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Democratic Republic of the Congo
11 Doug Overton SG 6-3 190 4 La Salle 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
14 Robert Pack SG 6-2 180 4 USC 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
22 Ricky Pierce SG 6-4 205 13 Rice 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
5 Jalen Rose G 6-8 210 1 Michigan 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
35 Reggie Slater F 6-7 215 1 Wyoming 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
27 Elmore Spencer C 7-0 270 3 UNLV 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
23 Bryant Stith SG 6-5 209 3 Virginia 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
34 Reggie Williams GF 6-7 190 8 Georgetown 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
10 Randy Woods G 6-0 185 3 La Salle 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States

1995-1996 Denver Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Abdul-Rauf B. Stith D. Ellis A. McDyess D. Mutombo
Rotation D. Overton J. Rose L. Ellis D. MacLean R. Cvetkovic
Rotation     R. Williams T. Hammonds  
Lim PT G. Grant       M. Fish

1995-1996 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs59-23-
2Utah Jazz55-274
3Houston Rockets48-3411
4Denver Nuggets35-4724
5Minnesota Timberwolves26-5633
6Dallas Mavericks26-5633
7Vancouver Grizzlies15-6744

1995-1996 Denver Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dikembe Mutombo Player Of The Week (12/10/95)
Antonio McDyess All-Rookie First Team (1996)
Dikembe Mutombo Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1996)
Antonio McDyess Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1996)

1995-1996 Denver Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dale Ellis 81 32.4 14.9 3.9 1.7 0.7 0.1 1.2
Bryant Stith 82 34.3 13.6 4.9 2.9 1.4 0.2 1.9
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf 57 35.6 19.2 2.4 6.8 1.1 0.1 2.0
Antonio McDyess 76 30.0 13.4 7.5 1.0 0.7 1.5 2.0
Dikembe Mutombo 74 36.7 11.0 11.8 1.5 0.5 4.5 2.0
Jalen Rose 80 26.7 10.0 3.2 6.2 0.7 0.5 2.9
Don MacLean 56 19.8 11.2 3.7 1.6 0.4 0.1 1.2
LaPhonso Ellis 45 28.2 10.5 7.2 1.6 0.8 0.7 1.8
Tom Hammonds 71 14.7 4.8 3.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.7
Reggie Williams 52 15.7 4.6 2.3 1.4 0.7 0.4 1.0
Doug Overton 55 11.0 3.3 1.1 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.7
Matt Fish 16 7.3 2.5 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.2
Randy Woods 8 9.0 2.4 0.8 1.5 0.8 0.1 0.6
Greg Grant 10 10.9 1.4 0.7 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.5
Reggie Slater 4 6.5 3.5 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.8
Rastko Cvetkovic 14 3.4 0.7 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Elmore Spencer 6 3.5 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

1995-1996 Denver Nuggets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1990 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on August 1, 1990. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on June 16, 1993.

LaPhonso Ellis was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1992 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. LaPhonso Ellis signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on August 1, 1992.

Dikembe Mutombo was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1991 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Dikembe Mutombo signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on October 7, 1991.

Jalen Rose was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1994 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Jalen Rose signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on September 29, 1994.

Bryant Stith was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1992 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Bryant Stith signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on September 30, 1992.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Antonio McDyess, the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Los Angeles Clippers on June 28, 1995. Antonio McDyess signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on October 2, 1995.

Acquired via Trade

Don MacLean was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Washington Wizards on October 30, 1995.

Doug Overton was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Washington Wizards on October 30, 1995.

Acquired via Free Agency

Rastko Cvetkovic signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on September 29, 1995.

Dale Ellis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on October 3, 1994.

Matt Fish signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on March 7, 1996. Matt Fish re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on March 17, 1996. Matt Fish re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on March 27, 1996.

Greg Grant signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on March 29, 1996.

Tom Hammonds signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on February 4, 1993. Tom Hammonds re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on October 6, 1993. Tom Hammonds re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on September 28, 1995.

Reggie Williams signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on January 4, 1991. Reggie Williams re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on September 1, 1991. Reggie Williams re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on September 13, 1992.

1995-1996 Denver Nuggets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bernie Bickerstaff Head Coach 1994-1995 Head Coach (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1985 to 1990)
Bob Kloppenburg Assistant Coach 1995-1996 Head Coach (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1991 to 1992)
Gene Littles Assistant Coach, Assistant Coach 1995-1996 Head Coach (Denver Nuggets, 1994 to 1995)
Jim Brovelli Assistant Coach, Director of Player Development 1995-1996 N/A
Kip Motta Assistant Coach 1995-1996 N/A
Todd Eley General Manager 1995-1996 N/A
Tommy Sheppard Senior Director of Basketball Operations 1994-1995 N/A
Neal Meyer Video Coordinator 1995-1996 Assistant Video Coordinator (San Antonio Spurs, 1994 to 1995)
Jim Gillen Athletic Trainer 1991-1992 N/A
Max Benton Assistant Athletic Trainer 1995-1996 N/A