Denver Nuggets Claim No. 20 in Ongoing 30 Weeks| 30 Teams NBA Countdown
January 29, 2019

The Nuggets’ long and winding history in the ABA and NBA can be traced through their varied colors, logos and uniform combinations.

From the early days of the ABA’s Denver Rockets in their black, orange and white to the Nuggets’ cartoonish “Maxie the Miner” logo to the David Thompson-era plain dark blue jerseys, the Nuggets changed jerseys and names several times in the ABA and early NBA days. Thompson was the first true superstar for the team with his spectacular dunks and high scoring ability.

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