“A player on a streak has to respect the streak,”Crash Davis, Bull Durham

While gaining national respect and recognition with each victory, the Denver Nuggets are not getting enamored with their own accomplishments.

“I just see the things we can improve upon so we can have a great shot at doing special things (in the playoffs),” swingman Andre Iguodala said. “Are we there yet? I don’t think so. We just need to continue to keep growing.”

The Denver Nuggets are riding a 13-game winning streak, the longest run of success since joining the NBA in 1976.

How does that compare to Denver’s longest-tenured major professional sports teams?
Here’s a look at the best single-season winning streaks for the Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos.

13 – The Broncos opened the 1998 NFL season with 13 consecutive wins and finished 14-2. They went on to beat the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl.