Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters

2015-2016 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
00 Darrell Arthur PF 6-9 235 7 Kansas 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
12 D.J. Augustin G 6-0 183 7 Texas 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
5 Will Barton GF 6-6 190 3 Memphis 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
21 Wilson Chandler SF 6-9 225 8 DePaul 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
35 Kenneth Faried F 6-8 220 4 Morehead State 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
4 Randy Foye G 6-4 218 9 Villanova 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
8 Danilo Gallinari SF 6-10 233 7 EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy) 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 6 Italy
11 Erick Green G 6-3 178 1 Virginia Tech 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
14 Gary Harris SG 6-4 210 1 Michigan State 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
7 J.J. Hickson PF 6-9 242 7 NC State 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
15 Nikola Jokic C 7-0 250 0 KK Mega Bemax (Serbia) 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 11 Serbia
6 Sean Kilpatrick SG 6-4 212 1 Cincinnati 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
77 Joffrey Lauvergne PF 6-11 260 1 KK Partizan (Serbia) 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 25 France
3 Mike Miller GF 6-8 218 15 Florida 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
0 Emmanuel Mudiay SG 6-5 200 0 Guangzhou Loong Lions (China) 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States / Democratic Republic of the Congo
1 Jameer Nelson G 6-0 190 11 Saint Joseph's 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
  Steve Novak F 6-10 225 9 Marquette 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
23 Jusuf Nurkic FC 7-0 290 1 Cedevita (Croatia) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Bosnia and Herzegovina
16 Kostas Papanikolaou PF 6-8 225 1 Olympiacos (Greece) 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 18 Greece
9 JaKarr Sampson F 6-9 215 1 St. John's 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
6 Axel Toupane SG 6-7 210 0 Strasbourg IG (France) 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted France

2015-2016 Denver Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters E. Mudiay G. Harris D. Gallinari K. Faried N. Jokic
Rotation J. Nelson A. Toupane W. Barton D. Arthur J. Lauvergne
Rotation     M. Miller   J. Nurkic
Lim PT D. Augustin   W. Chandler    
Lim PT     J. Sampson    

2015-2016 Northwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Oklahoma City Thunder55-27-
2Portland Trail Blazers44-3811
3Utah Jazz40-4215
4Denver Nuggets33-4922
5Minnesota Timberwolves29-5326

2015-2016 Denver Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Nikola Jokic All-Rookie First Team (2016)
Emmanuel Mudiay All-Rookie Second Team (2016)
Nikola Jokic Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2016)
Emmanuel Mudiay Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2016)
Will Barton Slam Dunk Contest Participant (2016)
Emmanuel Mudiay Skills Challenge Participant (2016)

2015-2016 Denver Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Will Barton 82 28.7 14.4 5.8 2.5 0.9 0.5 1.7
Danilo Gallinari 53 34.7 19.5 5.3 2.5 0.8 0.4 1.5
Gary Harris 76 32.1 12.3 2.9 1.9 1.3 0.2 1.3
Emmanuel Mudiay 68 30.4 12.8 3.4 5.5 1.0 0.5 3.2
Kenneth Faried 67 25.3 12.5 8.7 1.2 0.5 0.9 1.4
Nikola Jokic 80 21.7 9.9 7.0 2.4 1.0 0.6 1.3
Darrell Arthur 70 21.7 7.5 4.2 1.4 0.8 0.7 0.9
Joffrey Lauvergne 59 17.6 7.9 4.9 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.9
D.J. Augustin 28 23.5 11.6 1.9 4.7 0.9 0.1 1.9
Randy Foye 54 19.8 6.0 1.9 2.1 0.5 0.3 1.1
Jameer Nelson 39 26.6 7.7 2.9 4.9 0.6 0.1 1.7
Jusuf Nurkic 32 17.1 8.2 5.5 1.2 0.8 1.4 1.7
J.J. Hickson 20 15.3 6.8 4.3 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.8
JaKarr Sampson 26 18.0 5.2 2.3 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7
Axel Toupane 21 14.5 3.6 1.5 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.3
Kostas Papanikolaou 26 11.3 2.6 1.5 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.8
Mike Miller 47 7.9 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.4
Sean Kilpatrick 8 10.3 3.4 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.5
Erick Green 3 2.5 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 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

Darrell Arthur was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Memphis Grizzlies on June 27, 2013. Darrell Arthur re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on August 7, 2015.

D.J. Augustin was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 18, 2016.

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. Wilson Chandler re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 11, 2015.

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. Danilo Gallinari signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on August 2, 2015. Danilo Gallinari signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on August 2, 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.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mike Miller signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on September 30, 2015.

JaKarr Sampson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on February 22, 2016.

Axel Toupane signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on March 3, 2016. Axel Toupane re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on March 14, 2016. Axel Toupane re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on March 24, 2016.

2015-2016 Denver Nuggets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Stan Kroenke Owner 2000-2001 N/A
Josh Kroenke Governor 2011-2012 Vice President of Team Development (Denver Nuggets, 2007 to 2011)
Matt Hutchings Chief Operating Officer, Director of Team Security 2013-2014 N/A
Tom Philand Chief Marketing Officer, Executive VP 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)
Noel Gillespie Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2010 to 2013)
Chris Fleming Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Brose Baskets Bamberg, 2008 to 2014)
Dee Brown Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Director of Player Development (Sacramento Kings, 2013 to 2015)
Ed Pinckney Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Chicago Bulls, 2010 to 2015)
Micah Nori Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2013 to 2015)
Ryan Bowen Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2013 to 2015)
Wes Unseld, Jr. Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2012 to 2015)
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 VP of Basketball Operations, Assistant General Manager 2013-2014 Director of Scouting (Houston Rockets, 2011 to 2013)
Scott Howard Director of College Scouting 2015-2016 Director of Scouting (Charlotte Hornets, 2007 to 2015)
Jim Clibanoff Director of Scouting 2013-2014 N/A
Lisa Johnson VP of Basketball Administration 1998-1999 N/A
Tim Dixon Director of Player Services 2003-2004 N/A
Amy O'Brien Director of Team Operations 2013-2014 Director of Player Development (Denver Nuggets, 2009 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
Patrick O'Keefe Head Video Coordinator 2013-2014 N/A
Herb Livsey Scout 2008-2009 Scout (Atlanta Hawks, 2004 to 2008)
Rafael Juc International Scout 2013-2014 N/A
Bruce Glazer Chief Financial Officer, Executive VP 2010-2011 N/A
Sparky Gonzales Equipment Manager 2000-2001 N/A
Ben Tenzer Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Legal Analyst (Denver Nuggets, 2012 to 2013)
John Beckett Player Development Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Delaware 87ers, 2013 to 2014)
Corsley Edwards Player Development Assistant 2014-2015 N/A
Dan Shimensky Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2007 to 2014)
Steve Hess Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 1997-1998 N/A
Felipe Eichenberger Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Jason Miller Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 Athletic Trainer (Oklahoma State, 2006 to 2014)
Michael Keirns Physical Therapist 2013-2014 N/A
Steve Short Physical Therapist 2014-2015 N/A
Scott Hastings Television Analyst 1999-2000 N/A
Chris Marlowe Television Play-By-Play 2004-2005 N/A
Jason Kosmicki Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
Tomago Collins VP of Communications 2012-2013 N/A
Tim Gelt Director of Media Relations 2010-2011 N/A