- Gallinari, Danilo(8)
- Faried, Kenneth(7)
- Miller, Quincy(7)
- Lawson, Ty(7)
- Chandler, Wilson(6)
- Brooks, Aaron(6)
- Foye, Randy(6)
- Arthur, Darrell(6)
- Hickson, JJ(6)
- McGee, JaVale(6)
- Robinson, Nate(6)
- Shaw, Brian(6)
- Mozgov, Timofey(6)
- Hunt, Melvin(5)
- Vesely, Jan(5)
- Mutombo, Patrick(4)
- Afflalo, Arron(3)
- Hess, Steve(2)
- Conner, Lester(1)
- Gillen, Jim(1)
Countdown to Training Camp
September 3, 2013
28 DAYS LEFT: Nuggets forward Kennth Faried averaged 28 minutes per game last season. He also tallied career highs in scoring (11.5 ppg) and rebounding (9.2 rpg). Faried played and started 80 games during the regular season and finished in the top 20 in the NBA in rebounding, field-goal percentage and double-doubles.
27 DAYS LEFT: Scoring average for the Nuggets in the second quarter last season, their most productive quarter in 2012-13. With a deep bench led by veteran point guard Andre Miller and high-flying center JaVale McGee, Denver routinely excelled when opposing teams had to rest their starters.
26 DAYS LEFT: Points off turnovers scored by the Nuggets in a breakthrough win at Portland on Feb. 27. Denver had lost six in a row at the Rose Garden dating to Oct. 29, 2009. On the season, the Nuggets led the NBA in creating offense with by their defense in 2012-13, averaging 19.9 points off opponents’ miscues.
25 DAYS LEFT: Current average age of the players on Denver’s 15-man roster. The Nuggets started the 2012-13 season as the third-youngest team in the NBA last season and were second only to Houston as the youngest team to qualify for the 2013 playoffs.
24 DAYS LEFT: Jersey number of Nuggets point guard Andre Miller, who enters the 2013-14 season needing only 32 assists to move past Rod Strickland for ninth place on the NBA career assist list. Miller, one of only eight players in NBA history with at least 15,000 points and 7,500 assists, also is 36 steals from 1,500.
23 DAYS LEFT: Consecutive home wins for the Nuggets to end the regular season. They will look to make it 24 in a row at Pepsi Center when they play the Portland Trail Blazers on Nov. 1. The franchise record is 28 set in 1975-76 when the team was playing in the American Basketball Association.
22 DAYS LEFT: Margin of victory for the Nuggets against the Brooklyn Nets at Pepsi Center on March 29. It was one of 10 games during the season that Denver won by at least 20 points. The most lopsided victory took place on Feb. 7 when the Nuggets defeated the Chicago Bulls 128-96.
21 DAYS LEFT: Jersey number of Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler, who enjoyed a late-season surge after recovering from offseason hip surgery. Chandler averaged 17.3 points on .506 shooting over the final month of 2012-13. He also grabbed 5.5 rebounds per game and made 41.7 percent of his 3-point attempts during that stretch.
20 DAYS LEFT: Years since the Nuggets gathered for training camp leading into the 1993-94 season. Led by forward LaPhonso Ellis and center Dikembe Mutombo, Denver went 42-40 during the regular season and then became the first No. 8 seed to win a playoff series by shocking the top-seeded Seattle SuperSonics.
19 DAYS LEFT: Points and rebounds recorded by Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried in a home win against the Orlando Magic on Jan. 9. He also shot 7-for-10 from the field and added two blocks and two steals. Faried has 27 career double-doubles at Pepsi Center, with Denver going 26-1 in those games.
18 DAYS LEFT: Season-high points scored by Nuggets forward Anthony Randolph in a win over the Portland on April 14. Randolph also had six rebounds in 20 minutes off the bench. Denver’s reserves averaged 41.3 points per game in 2012-13 to rank second in the NBA.
17 DAYS LEFT: Rebounds by Nuggets center JaVale McGee in a victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on April 15. It marked the most rebounds by a Denver reserve since Reggie Evans grabbed 18 boards off the bench on Dec. 28, 2006.
16 DAYS LEFT: Consecutive games in which Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson handed out at least five assists from Feb. 1 to March 7. He had at least seven assists 12 times during that stretch while helping Denver win 12 of the 16 games.
15 DAYS LEFT: Consecutive victories for the Nuggets from Feb. 23 to March 23, tying the franchise record set when the team was competing as the Denver Rockets during the 1969-70 season. It eclipsed the team’s NBA record of 12 set in 1982.
14 DAYS LEFT: Season-high assists for Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson in a home win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Dec. 26. Not only was Lawson in the spirit of giving on the day after Christmas, but he also added 17 points and two steals.
13 DAYS LEFT: Victories for the Nuggets last March, matching the franchise record for wins in any month. Seven of the wins were by double figures. Denver also won 13 games in March of 1982 when Doug Moe was the coach.
12 DAYS LEFT: Points scored by Nuggets swingman Jordan Hamilton in less than 19 minutes off the bench in a victory at Minnesota on Nov. 21. Hamilton hit three 3-pointers and added six rebounds.
11 DAYS LEFT: Wins by the Nuggets in games decided by three points or less last season, including a 7-0 home record. Also the number of times Denver forward Wilson Chandler scored at least 20 points, as well as total wins against Northwest Division opponents in 2012-13.
10 DAYS LEFT: Jersey number that will be worn by incoming Nuggets guard Nate Robinson. He will be the 18th player in team history to wear No. 10, which is second only to the 23 players who have donned No. 30 through the years.
9 DAYS LEFT: Consecutive wins for the Nuggets from Jan. 20 to Feb. 9, the first of two streaks of at least nine games in 2012-13. Denver later put together a 15-game winning streak that tied the 33-year-old franchise record.
8 DAYS LEFT: Number of games in which the Nuggets made at least 10 3-pointers in 2012-13. Denver hit a season-high 13 3s in a win over the Sacramento Kings on Jan. 26, with Ty Lawson going 4-for-5 from behind the arc.
7 DAYS LEFT: Season-low turnovers for the Nuggets in a victory over the Boston Celtics on Feb. 19. Also the number of games Denver won by seven points in 2012-13, as well as the season-high 3-pointers made by Danilo Gallinari in a win at Dallas on Dec. 28.
6 DAYS LEFT: Points scored in 7 seconds as the Nuggets erased a five-point deficit in the final moments of a victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at Pepsi Center on March 21. Anthony Randolph helped seal the win when he blocked a shot attempt by Damien Wilkins at the buzzer.
5 DAYS LEFT: One-point victories for the Nuggets in 2012-13, including a 112-111 win at Milwaukee on April 15. With Denver trailing by a point, Ty Lawson hit a short pull-up jumper for his second game-winning shot of the season.
4 DAYS LEFT: Jersey number of Nuggets shooting guard Randy Foye, who set a Utah franchise record with 178 3-pointers last season. Foye shot a career-best .410 from beyond the arc and was one of only five players to shoot better than 40 percent while taking at least 400 attempts.
3 DAYS LEFT: Losses for the Nuggets at Pepsi Center last season, the fewest since the team joined the NBA in 1976. Denver won its final 23 regular-season home games and outscored the opposition by an average of 10.7 points at altitude.
2 DAYS LEFT: Victories by the Nuggets against each team in the Central Division last season. Denver went 2-0 against Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indiana and Milwaukee for the first time since the NBA realigned to five-team divisions in 2004-05.
1 DAY LEFT: Singular goal for the Nuggets: an NBA championship. Denver continues to put itself in position for a postseason run, reaching the playoffs in each of the past 10 seasons. Only the San Antonio Spurs have a longer active streak.