The Denver Nuggets was founded in 1967 as Denver Larks. Is a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado, United States. They play in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA) at the Pepsi Center.
This team joined the NBA in 1976 after the ABA-NBA merger and has had some periods of success, making the playoffs for nine consecutive seasons in the 1980s and doing the same for the previous ten seasons. However, it has not made an appearance in a championship round since its last year in the ABA.