Denver Nuggets Regular Season Rosters
1980-1981 Denver Nuggets Regular Season Roster
1980-1981 Denver Depth Chart
|Starters||D. Thompson||A. English||K. Vandeweghe||C. Hordges||D. Issel|
|Rotation||J. Roche||T. Dunn||G. Gondrezick||J. Ray|
|Rotation||K. Higgs||R. Valentine|
|Lim PT||B. McKinney||D. Robisch|
1980-1981 Midwest Division Standings
|1||San Antonio Spurs||52-30||-|
|3||Kansas City Kings||40-42||12|
1980-1981 Denver Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|David Thompson||Player Of The Week (11/02/80)
1980-1981 Denver Season Stat Leaders
1980-1981 Denver Nuggets Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
David Thompson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. David Thompson signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on August 5, 1976. David Thompson signed a multi-year extension with the Denver Nuggets on June 1, 1978.
|Acquired via Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Cedrick Hordges, the #5 pick in the 3 Round of the 1979 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Chicago Bulls on June 9, 1980. Cedrick Hordges signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on September 1, 1980.
Draft Rights to Kiki Vandeweghe, the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Dallas Mavericks on December 10, 1980. Kiki Vandeweghe signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on December 10, 1980.
|Acquired via Trade
T.R. Dunn was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Portland Trail Blazers on August 15, 1980.
Alex English was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Indiana Pacers on February 1, 1980.
Billy McKinney was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Utah Jazz on December 22, 1980.
Dave Robisch was acquired in a trade by the Denver Nuggets from the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 30, 1980.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Glen Gondrezick signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on November 27, 1979.
Kenny Higgs signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on December 8, 1980.
John Roche signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on July 27, 1979.
Ronnie Valentine signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on December 2, 1980.
1980-1981 Denver Nuggets Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Donnie Walsh||Head Coach||1978-1979||N/A|
|Doug Moe||Head Coach||1980-1981||Head Coach (San Antonio Spurs, 1976 to 1980)|
|Carl Scheer||General Manager||1974-1975||N/A|
|Chopper Travaglini||Head Athletic Trainer||1976-1977||N/A|