Two former Nuggets greats were drafted 11th overall
The Nuggets have never had the 11th overall draft pick; however, many talented players have been drafted from that slot, including former Nuggets standouts Kiki Vandeweghe and Fat Lever.
- 6'3" guard from Arizona State
- Drafted by Portland in 1982
- Played in the NBA for 11 years
- On second team All-NBA in 1986-1987 and second team NBA All-Defensive Team in 1987-1988
- Played in two NBA All-Star games (1988, 1990)
- Holds the Nuggets record for most assists in a game with 23
- His 1,167 career steals is a Nuggets record
- 6'8" forward from UCLA.
- Drafted by Dallas in 1980, but the Nuggets acquired him through trade in December
- Played in the NBA for 13 years
- Had two games where he scored 50+ points in a Nuggets uniform, and 11 where he scored 40+ points
- Played in two NBA All-Star games (1983, 1984)
- Was the Nuggets General Manager from 2001-2006
- Currently the Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations for the NBA
Other notable number 11 draft picks include Reggie Miller, Kevin Willis and JJ Redick.