Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters

2022-2023 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
0 Christian Braun SF 6-6 210 0 Kansas 2022 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States TO-2024; TO-2025; RFA-2026
11 Bruce Brown, Jr. SG 6-4 202 4 Miami (FL) 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States PO-2023; UFA-2024
5 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG 6-5 204 9 Georgia 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States PO-2024; UFA-2025
31 Vlatko Cancar SF 6-8 236 3 KK Mega Bemax (Serbia) 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 19 Slovenia TO-2024; UFA-2025
21 Collin Gillespie PG 6-3 190 0 Villanova 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2023
50 Aaron Gordon F 6-8 235 8 Arizona 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States PO-2025; UFA-2026
32 Jeff Green F 6-8 235 14 Georgetown 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States UFA-2023
3 Bones Hyland G 6-3 173 1 VCU 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States TO-2024; RFA-2025
15 Nikola Jokic C 7-0 284 7 KK Mega Bemax (Serbia) 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 11 Serbia PO-2027; UFA-2028
6 DeAndre Jordan C 6-11 265 14 Texas A&M 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States UFA-2023
27 Jamal Murray SG 6-4 215 6 Kentucky 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 7 Canada UFA-2025
22 Zeke Nnaji PF 6-11 240 2 Arizona 2020 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States RFA-2024
1 Michael Porter, Jr. PF 6-10 218 4 Missouri 2018 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States UFA-2027
9 Davon Reed SF 6-5 208 3 Miami (FL) 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States UFA-2024
14 Ish Smith PG 6-0 175 12 Wake Forest 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2023
8 Peyton Watson GF 6-8 200 0 UCLA 2022 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States TO-2024; TO-2025; RFA-2026
10 Jack White SF 6-7 222 0 Duke 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia RFA-2023
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2022-2023 Denver Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Brown, Jr. K. Caldwell-Pope M. Porter, Jr. A. Gordon N. Jokic
Rotation J. Murray D. Reed C. Braun V. Cancar D. Jordan
Rotation B. Hyland     J. Green Z. Nnaji
Rotation I. Smith        
Lim PT C. Gillespie   J. White    
Lim PT     P. Watson    

Denver Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Ismael Kamagate C 2022 Rnd 2 Pick 16 France
Izzet Turkyilmaz C 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 20 Turkey
Sani Becirovic SG 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 17 Slovenia
Yuyang Xue FC 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 28 China

Denver Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
DeMarcus Cousins C (U) Non-Bird United States
Markus Howard SG (U) Early Bird United States
Troy Daniels G (U) Non-Bird United States
Richard Jefferson SF (U) Non-Bird United States

2022-2023 Denver Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Nikola Jokic 16 32.3 22.4 9.7 8.8 1.4 0.6 3.2
Aaron Gordon 16 29.4 16.6 6.9 2.6 0.6 1.0 1.3
Michael Porter, Jr. 16 29.1 16.4 6.0 1.2 0.6 0.4 1.1
Jamal Murray 15 29.6 16.4 3.9 5.0 1.1 0.1 2.1
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 18 32.0 11.8 3.4 2.3 1.2 0.4 1.3
Bruce Brown, Jr. 19 28.9 10.9 4.5 4.8 1.0 0.5 1.8
Bones Hyland 13 21.6 15.0 2.1 3.6 0.6 0.3 1.8
Jeff Green 16 19.9 7.9 2.6 1.2 0.4 0.2 1.0
DeAndre Jordan 15 15.9 5.3 6.0 1.0 0.2 0.7 1.4
Christian Braun 18 14.2 3.3 2.3 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.3
Zeke Nnaji 14 10.3 4.3 1.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4
Vlatko Cancar 11 10.8 5.0 1.2 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.5
Davon Reed 14 9.6 2.1 1.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.9
Ish Smith 6 6.0 1.5 0.5 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.7
Peyton Watson 6 2.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jack White 5 4.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.0

Denver Nuggets Future Free Agent Details

2023 2024 2025 2026 2027
Jeff Green (UFA)
DeAndre Jordan (UFA)
Ish Smith (UFA)
Jack White (RFA)
Bruce Brown, Jr. (PO)
Collin Gillespie (RFA)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (PO)
Davon Reed (UFA)
Vlatko Cancar (TO)
Bones Hyland (TO)
Zeke Nnaji (RFA)
Peyton Watson (TO)
Christian Braun (TO)
Aaron Gordon (PO)
Jamal Murray (UFA)
Bones Hyland (RFA)
Peyton Watson (TO)
Christian Braun (TO)
Peyton Watson (RFA)
Christian Braun (RFA)
Nikola Jokic (PO)
Michael Porter, Jr. (UFA)

Denver Nuggets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20231-14 Own; 15-30 to CHA (via OKC to NYK)31-46 Own; Forfeited by CHI if received: 47-60 to CHI (via CLE); Second most favorable of (i) OKC, (ii) WAS and (iii) more favorable of DAL and MIA (via WAS to NOP to OKC; via MIA to DAL to OKC; via BOS to NYK to CHA; via OKC to DEN)
20241-14 Own; 15-30 to CHA (via OKC to NYK) if not already settledOwn
20251-14 Own; 15-30 to CHA (via OKC to NYK) if not already settled; or 1-5 Own; 6-30 to ORL if DEN conveys 1st round pick to CHA in 2023To CHA (via OKC to NYK) if DEN has not conveyed 1st round pick to CHA by 2025
20261-5 Own; 6-30 to ORL if not already settled and if DEN has conveyed 1st round pick to CHA by 2024To CHA (via OKC to NYK) if DEN has not conveyed 1st round pick to CHA by 2025
20271-5 Own; 6-30 to ORL if not already settled; or 1-5 Own; 6-30 to OKC if DEN has conveyed 1st round pick to ORL by 2025To CLE
20281-5 Own; 6-30 to OKC if not already settled and if DEN has conveyed 1st round pick to ORL by 202631-33 Own; 34-60 to SAN
20291-5 Own; 6-30 to OKC if not already settledTo OKC if DEN has not conveyed 1st round pick to OKC by 2029

Denver Nuggets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2023 second round draft pick from Oklahoma City, Washington, Dallas or Miami
Oklahoma City will receive the most favorable of (i) its 2023 2nd round pick, (ii) Washington's 2023 2nd round pick and (iii) the more favorable of Dallas' 2023 2nd round pick and Miami's 2023 2nd round pick and Denver will receive the second most favorable and Charlotte will receive the least favorable of the three (via Washington to New Orleans to Oklahoma City; via Miami to Dallas to Oklahoma City; via Boston to New York to Charlotte; via Oklahoma City to Denver) [Dallas-Miami, 7/7/2017; New Orleans-Washington, 2/7/2019; Dallas-Memphis, 7/8/2019; Houston-Memphis, 2/6/2020; Boston-Memphis-Portland, 11/20/2020; Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020; Dallas-Detroit-Oklahoma City, 11/27/2020; Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021; Boston-Oklahoma City, 6/18/2021; Boston-New York, 8/17/2021; Charlotte-New York, 6/23/2022; Denver-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2022]

2023 first round draft pick to Charlotte
Denver's 1st round pick to Charlotte protected for selections 1-14 in 2023, 1-14 in 2024 and 1-14 in 2025; if Denver has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Charlotte by 2025, then Denver will instead convey its 2025 2nd round pick and 2026 2nd round pick to Charlotte (via Oklahoma City to New York) [Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020; New York-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2022; Charlotte-New York, 6/23/2022]

2023 second round pick to Chicago (forfeited by Chicago if received)
Denver's 2023 2nd round pick to Chicago protected for selections 31-46 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Denver's obligation to Chicago will be extinguished) (via Cleveland) [Cleveland-Denver, 3/25/2021; Chicago-Portland, 8/28/2021]; Chicago would forfeit this pick (see Chicago Outgoing)

2025 first round draft pick to Orlando
At least two years after Denver conveys a 1st round pick to Charlotte, Denver's 1st round pick to Orlando protected for selections 1-5 in 2025, 1-5 in 2026 and 1-5 in 2027 (if Denver has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Orlando by 2027, then Denver's obligation to Orlando will be extinguished) [Denver-Orlando, 3/25/2021]

2027 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City
At least two years after Denver conveys a 1st round pick to Orlando, Denver's 1st round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 1-5 in 2027, 1-5 in 2028 and 1-5 in 2029; if Denver has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Oklahoma City by 2029, then Denver will instead convey its 2029 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City [Denver-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2022]

2027 second round draft pick to Cleveland
Denver's 2027 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Denver, 3/25/2021]

2028 second round draft pick to San Antonio
Denver's 2028 2nd round pick to San Antonio protected for selections 31-33 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Denver's obligation to San Antonio will be extinguished) [Boston-Denver-San Antonio, 1/19/2022]

2022-2023 Denver Nuggets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Christian Braun was selected as the #21 pick in the First Round of the 2022 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Christian Braun signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 3, 2022.

Vlatko Cancar was selected as the #19 pick in the Second Round of the 2017 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Vlatko Cancar signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on August 1, 2019. Vlatko Cancar re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 7, 2022.

Bones Hyland was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Bones Hyland signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on August 4, 2021.

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. Nikola Jokic re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 9, 2018. Nikola Jokic signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on July 8, 2022.

Jamal Murray was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Jamal Murray signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 19, 2016. Jamal Murray signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on July 24, 2019.

Zeke Nnaji was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 2020 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Zeke Nnaji signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on November 30, 2020.

Michael Porter, Jr. was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Michael Porter, Jr. signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 3, 2018. Michael Porter, Jr. signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on September 29, 2021.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Peyton Watson, the #30 pick in the First Round of the 2022 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on June 23, 2022. Peyton Watson signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 3, 2022.

Acquired via Trade

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Washington Wizards on July 6, 2022. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on July 16, 2022.

Aaron Gordon was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Orlando Magic on March 25, 2021. Aaron Gordon signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on September 27, 2021.

Ish Smith was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Washington Wizards on July 6, 2022.

Acquired via Free Agency

Bruce Brown, Jr. signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 7, 2022.

Jeff Green signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on August 11, 2021.

DeAndre Jordan signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 11, 2022.

Davon Reed signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on December 4, 2021. Davon Reed re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on December 19, 2021. Davon Reed re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on December 30, 2021. Davon Reed re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 9, 2022.

2022-2023 Denver Nuggets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Stan Kroenke Owner, Chairman 2000-2001 N/A
Josh Kroenke President, Governor 2011-2012 Vice President of Team Development (Denver Nuggets, 2007 to 2011)
Matt Hutchings Chief Operating Officer, Executive VP 2013-2014 N/A
Declan Bolger Chief Marketing Officer, Senior VP 2016-2017 N/A
Dave Fleck Senior VP 2020-2021 N/A
Kevin Jackson Director of Team Security 2020-2021 N/A
Mike Malone Head Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2013 to 2015)
Ryan Bowen Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2013 to 2015)
David Adelman Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2016 to 2017)
Charles Klask Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
John Beckett Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Director of Player Development (Denver Nuggets, 2018 to 2019)
Popeye Jones Assistant Coach 2021-2022 Assistant Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2020 to 2021)
Andrew Munson Special Assistant to the Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Video Coordinator (Denver Nuggets, 2017 to 2019)
Calvin Booth General Manager 2019-2020 Assistant General Manager (Denver Nuggets, 2017 to 2020)
Tommy Balcetis Assistant General Manager 2020-2021 Vice President of Basketball Strategy (Denver Nuggets, 2019 to 2020)
Jim Clibanoff Director of Scouting 2013-2014 N/A
Drew Nicholas Director of Scouting 2022-2023 Scout (Philadelphia Sixers, 2019 to 2022)
Lisa Johnson VP of Basketball Administration 1998-1999 N/A
Steve Hess Director of Performance 2016-2017 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Denver Nuggets, 1997 to 2016)
Tim Dixon Director of Player Services 2003-2004 N/A
Amy O'Brien Director of Team Operations, Director of Player Development 2013-2014 Director of Player Development (Denver Nuggets, 2009 to )
Jordan Bickerstaff Assistant Video Coordinator 2019-2020 N/A
Travess Armenta Head Video Coordinator 2016-2017 Assistant Video Coordinator (Sacramento Kings, 2011 to 2016)
Martynas Pocius Scout 2019-2020 Basketball Operations Associate (Denver Nuggets, 2017 to 2019)
Chad Iske Pro Scout 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (Charlotte Hornets, 2018 to 2022)
Jarrett Stephens Pro Scout 2022-2023 Head Coach (Southwest Tennessee CC, 2021 to 2022)
Mike Penberthy Shooting Coach, Pro Scout 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 2019 to 2022)
Rafael Juc International Scout 2013-2014 N/A
Jared Jeffries College Scout 2022-2023 Director of Pro Personnel (Denver Nuggets, 2016 to 2017)
Todd Checovich College Scout 2022-2023 General Manager (Iowa Wolves, 2018 to 2019)
Elvis Valcarcel Assistant Coach, Advance Scout 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2016 to 2018)
Dethie Fall Basketball Operations Associate 2019-2020 Video Coordinator (Denver Nuggets, 2017 to 2018)
Bruce Glazer Chief Financial Officer, Executive VP 2010-2011 N/A
Herb Livsey Executive VP 2016-2017 Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2008 to 2016)
Ken Miller Executive VP 2020-2021 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)
Ognjen Stojakovic Director of Player Development 2019-2020 Player Development Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2016 to 2019)
Stephen Graham Player Development 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 2015 to 2016)
Boniface N'Dong Player Development 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Unicaja, 2017 to 2019)
Dan Shimensky Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2007 to 2014)
Felipe Eichenberger Director of Performance, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2017-2018 Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2016 to 2017)
Jason Miller Associate Head Athletic Trainer 2019-2020 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2014 to 2019)
Claus Antunes de Souza Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Claus Souza Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 2020-2021 N/A
Dr. Jack Spittler Team Physician 2018-2019 N/A
Dr. Karin VanBaak Team Physician 2018-2019 N/A
Matt Tuttle Director of Sports Science, Physical Therapist 2018-2019 N/A
Scott Hastings Television Analyst 1999-2000 N/A
Katy Winge Television Analyst 2018-2019 N/A
Chris Dempsey Television Analyst 2020-2021 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
Nick O'Hayre Director of Media Relations 2017-2018 Media Relations Manager (Denver Nuggets, 2013 to 2017)