Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters

2023-2024 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
0 Christian Braun SF 6-6 220 1 Kansas 2022 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States TO-2025; RFA-2026
5 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG 6-5 204 10 Georgia 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States PO-2024; UFA-2025
31 Vlatko Cancar SF 6-8 236 4 KK Mega Bemax (Serbia) 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 19 Slovenia TO-2024; UFA-2025
21 Collin Gillespie PG 6-1 195 1 Villanova 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2024
50 Aaron Gordon F 6-8 235 9 Arizona 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States PO-2025; UFA-2026
9 Justin Holiday SF 6-6 180 10 Washington 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2024
30 James Huff C 7-1 240 2 Virginia 2021 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2024
7 Reggie Jackson G 6-2 208 12 Boston College 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Italy / United States PO-2024; UFA-2025
15 Nikola Jokic C 6-11 284 8 KK Mega Bemax (Serbia) 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 11 Serbia PO-2027; UFA-2028
6 DeAndre Jordan C 6-11 265 15 Texas A&M 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States UFA-2024
11 Braxton Key SF 6-8 225 2 Virginia 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2024
27 Jamal Murray SG 6-4 215 7 Kentucky 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 7 Canada UFA-2025
22 Zeke Nnaji PF 6-9 240 3 Arizona 2020 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States PO-2027; UFA-2028
24 Jalen Pickett F 6-2 202 0 Penn State 2023 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States TO-2026; UFA-2027
1 Michael Porter, Jr. PF 6-10 218 5 Missouri 2018 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States UFA-2027
3 Julian Strawther GF 6-6 205 0 Gonzaga 2023 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States / Puerto Rico TO-2025; TO-2026; RFA-2027
4 Hunter Tyson SF 6-8 215 0 Clemson 2023 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States TO-2026; UFA-2027
8 Peyton Watson GF 6-7 200 1 UCLA 2022 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States TO-2025; RFA-2026
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2023-2024 Denver Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Murray K. Caldwell-Pope M. Porter, Jr. A. Gordon N. Jokic
Rotation R. Jackson C. Braun J. Holiday P. Watson Z. Nnaji
Rotation     J. Strawther   D. Jordan
Lim PT C. Gillespie J. Pickett H. Tyson B. Key J. Huff
Lim PT       V. Cancar  

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

2023-2024 Denver Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Nikola Jokic Player Of The Month (Nov 23)
Nikola Jokic Player Of The Week (10/30/23)

2023-2024 Denver Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Nikola Jokic 22 34.2 28.4 13.0 9.6 1.1 0.8 3.0
Michael Porter, Jr. 23 31.9 17.6 8.1 1.6 0.5 0.9 1.3
Reggie Jackson 23 26.4 13.3 2.4 4.5 0.7 0.3 1.6
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 23 33.9 11.0 1.9 2.7 1.6 0.4 1.2
Aaron Gordon 19 33.1 12.5 7.1 3.6 1.1 0.8 1.6
Christian Braun 23 20.3 8.6 4.1 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.7
Jamal Murray 10 29.9 17.4 2.9 6.7 0.3 0.6 1.8
Peyton Watson 21 15.6 4.8 2.0 0.9 0.5 1.0 0.6
Julian Strawther 20 12.2 4.7 1.1 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.2
Zeke Nnaji 19 10.5 3.7 2.3 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.5
Justin Holiday 13 13.8 4.6 1.6 1.1 0.5 0.0 0.2
DeAndre Jordan 8 13.7 5.2 4.5 1.1 0.4 0.2 1.0
Jalen Pickett 11 6.8 2.3 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.5
Collin Gillespie 10 8.1 2.0 0.3 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.4
Braxton Key 6 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hunter Tyson 7 2.6 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
James Huff 2 0.8 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Denver Nuggets Future Free Agent Details

2024 2025 2026 2027
DeAndre Jordan (UFA)
Reggie Jackson (PO)
Justin Holiday (UFA)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (PO)
Vlatko Cancar (TO)
Braxton Key (RFA)
James Huff (RFA)
Collin Gillespie (RFA)
Aaron Gordon (PO)
Jamal Murray (UFA)
Julian Strawther (TO)
Peyton Watson (TO)
Christian Braun (TO)
Hunter Tyson (TO)
Peyton Watson (RFA)
Jalen Pickett (TO)
Christian Braun (RFA)
Julian Strawther (TO)
Nikola Jokic (PO)
Michael Porter, Jr. (UFA)
Zeke Nnaji (PO)
Julian Strawther (RFA)

Denver Nuggets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2024OwnForfeited by PHX: To PHX (via ORL); Less favorable of CHA and MIN (via CHA to NOP to OKC; via MIN to OKC; via OKC to DEN)
20251-5 Own; 6-30 to ORLOwn
20261-5 Own; 6-30 to ORL if not already settledOwn
20271-5 Own; 6-30 to ORL if not already settled; or 1-5 Own; 6-30 to OKC or to LAC if DEN has conveyed 1st round pick to ORL by 2025 [OKC can swap OKC or DEN for LAC]To 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 settled; or 1-5 Own; 6-30 to OKC if DEN has conveyed first-owed 1st round pick to OKC by 2027To OKC if DEN has not conveyed first-owed 1st round pick to OKC by 2029
20301-5 Own; 6-30 to OKC if DEN has conveyed first-owed 1st round pick to OKC by 2028To OKC if DEN has not conveyed second-owed 1st round pick to OKC by 2030

Denver Nuggets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2024 second round draft pick from Charlotte or Minnesota (less favorable)
Portland will receive the more favorable of Charlotte's 2024 2nd round pick and Minnesota's 2024 2nd round pick and Denver will receive the less favorable of the two (via Charlotte to New Orleans to Oklahoma City; via Minnesota to Oklahoma City to Denver to Portland; via Oklahoma City to Denver) [Charlotte-New Orleans, 11/19/2020; Minnesota-New York-Oklahoma City, 11/20/2020; Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020; Denver-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2022; Denver-Portland, 7/6/2022; Denver-Indiana-L.A. Lakers-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2023]

2024 second round pick to Phoenix (forfeited by Phoenix)
Denver's 2024 2nd round pick forfeited by Phoenix (via Orlando) [Denver-L.A. Clippers-L.A. Lakers-Orlando, 2/9/2023; Orlando-Phoenix, 7/17/2023; NBA ruling, 10/25/2023]

2025 first round draft pick to Orlando
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 or in 2029 if this pick is not conveyed 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 this first-owed 1st round pick to Oklahoma City by 2029, then Denver will instead convey its 2029 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City; Oklahoma City may convey the 2027 pick to the L.A. Clippers (see Oklahoma City Incoming) [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]

2029 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Only if and at least two years after Denver conveys a first-owed 1st round pick to Oklahoma City, Denver's second-owed 1st round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 1-5 in 2029 and 1-5 in 2030; if Denver has not conveyed this second-owed 1st round pick to Oklahoma City by 2030, then Denver will instead convey its 2030 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City [Denver-Indiana-L.A. Lakers-Oklahoma City, 6/23/2023]

2023-2024 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.

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. Zeke Nnaji signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on October 23, 2023.

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 Jalen Pickett, the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 2023 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Indiana Pacers on June 23, 2023. Jalen Pickett signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 6, 2023.

Draft Rights to Julian Strawther, the #29 pick in the First Round of the 2023 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Indiana Pacers on June 23, 2023. Julian Strawther signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 6, 2023.

Draft Rights to Hunter Tyson, the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 2023 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on June 23, 2023. Hunter Tyson signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 6, 2023.

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.

Acquired via Free Agency

Justin Holiday signed a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 6, 2023.

Reggie Jackson signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on February 14, 2023. Reggie Jackson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 16, 2023.

DeAndre Jordan signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets on July 11, 2022. DeAndre Jordan re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 20, 2023.

2023-2024 Denver Nuggets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Stan Kroenke Owner, Chairman 2000-2001 N/A
Josh Kroenke President, Vice Chairman, 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 (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)
Elvis Valcarcel Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2019 to 2020)
Popeye Jones Assistant Coach 2021-2022 Assistant Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2020 to 2021)
Ognjen Stojakovic Assistant Coach 2023-2024 Director of Player Development (Denver Nuggets, 2019 to 2023)
Andrew Munson Special Assistant to the Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Video Coordinator (Denver Nuggets, 2017 to 2019)
Ben Tenzer VP of Basketball Operations 2023-2024 Director of Basketball Operations (Denver Nuggets, 2013 to 2023)
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)
Dethie Fall Director of Pro Scouting 2023-2024 Basketball Operations Associate (Denver Nuggets, 2019 to 2023)
Todd Checovich Director of College Scouting 2023-2024 College Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2022 to 2023)
Drew Nicholas Director of Scouting 2022-2023 Scout (Philadelphia Sixers, 2019 to 2022)
Lisa Johnson VP of Basketball Administration 1998-1999 N/A
Jim Clibanoff VP of Player Personnel 2023-2024 Director of Scouting (Denver Nuggets, 2013 to 2023)
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 2023)
Cameron Griffin Assistant Video Coordinator 2023-2024 Assistant Coach (Air Force, 2021 to 2023)
Connor Griffin Head Video Coordinator 2023-2024 Graduate Manager (Pepperdine, 2019 to 2020)
Wes Bohn Scout 2023-2024 Advance Scout (Sacramento Kings, 2019 to 2023)
Chad Iske Pro Scout 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (Charlotte Hornets, 2018 to 2022)
Mike Penberthy Shooting Coach, Pro Scout 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 2019 to 2022)
Darrell Arthur Pro Scout, Player Development Coach 2023-2024 N/A
Rafael Juc International Scout 2013-2014 N/A
Martynas Pocius International Scout 2019-2020 Basketball Operations Associate (Denver Nuggets, 2017 to 2019)
Jared Jeffries College Scout 2022-2023 Director of Pro Personnel (Denver Nuggets, 2016 to 2017)
Jarrett Stephens College Scout 2022-2023 N/A
Luke Thompson Basketball Operations Associate 2023-2024 N/A
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
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)
John Gault Player Development Assistant 2023-2024 N/A
Sean Nolen Player Development Assistant 2023-2024 Assistant Coach (2019 to 2020)
Shemar Waugh Player Development Assistant 2023-2024 N/A
Travess Armenta Player Development Assistant 2023-2024 Assistant Coach (Grand Rapids Gold, 2021 to )
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 Souza Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 2020-2021 N/A
Ernie Contreras Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 2023-2024 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
Jack Friesen Physical Therapist 2023-2024 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 VP of Communications 2023-2024 Director of Media Relations (Denver Nuggets, 2017 to 2023)
Cody Wise Director of Media Relations 2023-2024 Media Relations Manager (Denver Nuggets, 2017 to 2023)