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2007–08 Denver Nuggets season
Head coach George Karl
Arena Pepsi Center
Results
Record 50–32 (.610)
Place Division: 2nd (Northwest)
Conference: 8th (Western)
Playoff finish First Round
(eliminated 0–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Denver Nuggets seasons
< 2006–07 2008–09 >

The 2007-08 Denver Nuggets season was the 41st season of the franchise, 32nd in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Contents:
OffseasonDraft picksRosterRegular seasonPlayoffsGame log
Player statsAwards and recordsTransactionsSee alsoReferences

Offseason

Draft picks

Denver did not have any draft picks.

Roster

Denver Nuggets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
SF 15 United States Anthony, Carmelo (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Syracuse
PG 12 United States Atkins, Chucky 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) South Florida
C 23 United States Camby, Marcus (C) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Massachusetts
PG 25 United States Carter, Anthony 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Hawaiʻi
F 5 France Diawara, Yakhouba 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Pepperdine
PG 0 United States Green, Taurean 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Florida
F/C 45 United States Hunter, Steven 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) DePaul
G 3 United States Iverson, Allen (C) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Georgetown
G/F 42 United States Jones, Bobby 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Washington
F 43 Lithuania Kleiza, Linas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Missouri
PF 4 United States Martin, Kenyon 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Cincinnati
F 21 Mexico Nájera, Eduardo 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Oklahoma
F/C 31 Brazil Nenê 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 268 lb (122 kg) Brazil
SG 1 United States Smith, J.R. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) St. Benedict's Prep (NJ)*
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2008-04-11

Season standings

Northwest Division GP W L PCT Home Road GB
Utah Jazz 82 54 28 .659 37–4 17–24 --
Denver Nuggets 82 50 32 .610 33–8 17–24 4.0
Portland Trail Blazers 82 41 41 .500 28–13 13–28 13.0
Minnesota Timberwolves 82 22 60 .268 15–26 7–34 32.0
Seattle SuperSonics 82 20 62 .244 13–28 7–34 34.0

Game log

October

Record: 1–0; Home: 1–0; Road: 0–0

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
1 31 October 2007 SuperSonics 103–120 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (32) 19,380 1–0

November

Record: 9–7; Home: 6–2; Road: 3–5

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
2 2 November 2007 Nuggets 99–91 Timberwolves NA Carmelo Anthony (33) 19,443 2–0
3 4 November 2007 Hornets 93–88 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (23) 13,156 2–1
4 6 November 2007 Nuggets 112–119 Knicks NA Allen Iverson (32) 19,763 2–2
5 7 November 2007 Nuggets 93–119 Celtics NA Allen Iverson (22) 18,624 2–3
6 9 November 2007 Nuggets 118–92 Wizards NA Carmelo Anthony (32) 20,173 3–3
7 10 November 2007 Nuggets 113–106 Pacers NA Carmelo Anthony (32) 12,748 4–3
8 12 November 2007 Cavaliers 100–122 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (37) 19,155 5–3
9 14 November 2007 Trail Blazers 93–110 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (25) 13,289 6–3
10 17 November 2007 Knicks 83–115 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (24) 19,679 7–3
11 20 November 2007 Bulls 91–112 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (26) 17,106 8–3
12 21 November 2007 Nuggets 90–101 Clippers NA Allen Iverson (29) 17,221 8–4
13 23 November 2007 Timberwolves 93–99 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (31) 17,097 9–4
14 24 November 2007 Nuggets 81–109 Rockets NA Allen Iverson (18) 18,228 9–5
15 27 November 2007 Pacers 112–110 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (26) 13,274 9–6
16 29 November 2007 Nuggets 99–127 Lakers NA Carmelo Anthony (23) 18,997 9–7
17 30 November 2007 Clippers 107–123 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (26) 14,230 10–7

December

Record: 8–5; Home: 5–3; Road: 3–2

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
18 2 December 2007 Heat 89–115 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (30) 16,386 11–7
19 5 December 2007 Lakers 111–107 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (51) 19,155 11–8
20 6 December 2007 Nuggets 122–109 Mavericks NA Allen Iverson (35) 20,155 12–8
21 8 December 2007 Kings 97–101 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (23) 15,493 13–8
22 12 December 2007 Hornets 99–105 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (32) 13,337 14–8
23 15 December 2007 Nuggets 91–102 Spurs NA Allen Iverson (30) 18,797 14–9
24 16 December 2007 Trail Blazers 116–105 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (38) 13,678 14–10
25 20 December 2007 Rockets 111–112 Nuggets 2 Carmelo Anthony (37) 16,157 15–10
26 21 December 2007 Nuggets 96–99 Trail Blazers NA Two-way tie (34) 20,644 15–11
27 23 December 2007 Nuggets 106–105 Kings NA Carmelo Anthony (30) 15,055 16–11
28 26 December 2007 Bucks 105–125 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (29) 18,701 17–11
29 28 December 2007 Nuggets 124–120 Warriors NA Allen Iverson (39) 20,001 18–11
30 30 December 2007 Warriors 105–95 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (26) 19,362 18–12

January

Record: 9–6; Home: 7–0; Road: 2–6

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
31 3 January 2008 Spurs 77–80 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (29) 19,155 19–12
32 4 January 2008 Nuggets 118–107 Timberwolves NA Allen Iverson (33) 13,536 20–12
33 6 January 2008 Sixers 96–109 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (38) 17,476 21–12
34 7 January 2008 Nuggets 115–137 Suns NA Allen Iverson (32) 18,422 21–13
35 11 January 2008 Magic 103–113 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (32) 16,718 22–13
36 14 January 2008 Nuggets 116–119 Bobcats NA Carmelo Anthony (35) 14,543 22–14
37 15 January 2008 Nuggets 93–104 Hawks NA Carmelo Anthony (36) 18,235 22–15
38 17 January 2008 Jazz 109–120 Nuggets NA Linas Kleiza (41) 15,270 23–15
39 19 January 2008 Timberwolves 108–111 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (35) 18,196 24–15
40 21 January 2008 Nuggets 99–116 Lakers NA Allen Iverson (24) 18,997 24–16
41 23 January 2008 Hawks 100–107 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (29) 14,213 25–16
42 25 January 2008 Nets 85–100 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (30) 15,892 26–16
43 27 January 2008 Nuggets 85–90 Mavericks NA Allen Iverson (23) 20,437 26–17
44 28 January 2008 Nuggets 93–117 Hornets NA Allen Iverson (23) 15,601 26–18
45 30 January 2008 Nuggets 106–102 Grizzlies NA Allen Iverson (32) 12,043 27–18

February

Record: 8–5; Home: 4–2; Road: 4–3

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
46 2 February 2008 Bobcats 101–117 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (25) 19,391 28–18
47 4 February 2008 Nuggets 105–103 Trail Blazers 1 Carmelo Anthony (28) 20,320 29–18
48 6 February 2008 Jazz 118–115 Nuggets 1 Allen Iverson (34) 16,865 29–19
49 8 February 2008 Wizards 100–111 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (49) 17,078 30–19
50 10 February 2008 Nuggets 113–83 Cavaliers NA Carmelo Anthony (27) 20,562 31–19
51 12 February 2008 Nuggets 114–113 Heat 1 J.R. Smith (28) 19,600 32–19
52 13 February 2008 Nuggets 98–109 Magic NA Carmelo Anthony (32) 17,519 32–20
53 19 February 2008 Celtics 118–124 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (29) 19,894 33–20
54 22 February 2008 Nuggets 121–135 Bulls NA J.R. Smith (43) 21,848 33–21
55 23 February 2008 Nuggets 109–115 Bucks NA Allen Iverson (26) 16,674 33–22
56 25 February 2008 Pistons 98–93 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (28) 17,901 33–23
57 27 February 2008 Nuggets 138–96 SuperSonics NA Allen Iverson (31) 13,627 34–23
58 29 February 2008 Clippers 104–110 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (38) 19,155 35–23

March

Record: 10–6; Home: 7–0; Road: 3–6

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
59 2 March 2008 Nuggets 89–103 Rockets NA Carmelo Anthony (19) 18,168 35–24
60 5 March 2008 Suns 113–126 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (31) 18,383 36–24
61 7 March 2008 Spurs 96–109 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (29) 19,821 37–24
62 8 March 2008 Nuggets 105–132 Jazz NA Allen Iverson (28) 19,911 37–25
63 10 March 2008 Nuggets 103–107 Spurs NA Allen Iverson (28) 18,797 37–26
64 12 March 2008 Grizzlies 86–108 Nuggets NA Kenyon Martin (23) 17,318 38–26
65 14 March 2008 Raptors 105–137 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (28) 17,952 39–26
66 16 March 2008 SuperSonics 116–168 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (26) 19,155 40–26
67 18 March 2008 Nuggets 120–136 Pistons NA Carmelo Anthony (27) 22,076 40–27
68 19 March 2008 Nuggets 113–115 Sixers NA Allen Iverson (32) 20,674 40–28
69 21 March 2008 Nuggets 125–114 Nets NA Allen Iverson (26) 17,949 41–28
70 23 March 2008 Nuggets 109–100 Raptors NA Allen Iverson (36) 19,800 42–28
71 24 March 2008 Nuggets 120–106 Grizzlies NA J.R. Smith (27) 12,317 43–28
72 27 March 2008 Mavericks 105–118 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (32) 18,247 44–28
73 29 March 2008 Warriors 112–119 Nuggets NA Kenyon Martin (30) 19,844 45–28
74 31 March 2008 Nuggets 117–132 Suns NA J.R. Smith (23) 18,422 45–29

April

Record: 5–3; Home: 3–1; Road: 2–2

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
75 1 April 2008 Suns 120–126 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (31) 18,870 46–29
76 5 April 2008 Kings 118–115 Nuggets NA Carmelo Anthony (47) 18,921 46–30
77 6 April 2008 Nuggets 147–151 SuperSonics 2 Carmelo Anthony (38) 13,104 46–31
78 8 April 2008 Nuggets 117–99 Clippers NA Carmelo Anthony (36) 19,060 47–31
79 10 April 2008 Nuggets 114–105 Warriors NA Allen Iverson (33) 20,737 48–31
80 12 April 2008 Nuggets 97–124 Jazz NA Allen Iverson (28) 19,911 48–32
81 13 April 2008 Rockets 94–111 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (33) 19,720 49–32
82 16 April 2008 Grizzlies 111–120 Nuggets NA Allen Iverson (21) 17,892 50–32
  • Green background indicates win.
  • Red background indicates loss.

Playoffs

Game log

2008 Game Log
2008 Playoff Schedule

Player stats

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Regular season

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Carmelo Anthony 77 77 36.4 .492 .354 .786 7.40 3.4 1.27 .51 25.7
Chucky Atkins 24 0 14.7 .344 .316 .444 1.30 2.0 .38 .04 4.7
Marcus Camby 79 79 34.9 .450 .300 .708 13.10 3.3 1.06 3.61 9.1
Anthony Carter 70 67 28.0 .458 .349 .753 2.90 5.5 1.54 .40 7.8
Yakhouba Diawara 54 14 10.0 .410 .318 .710 1.10 .7 .15 .06 2.8
Taurean Green 9 0 3.3 .333 .333 .750 .70 .3 .11 .00 1.1
Steven Hunter 19 2 6.3 .536 .000 .450 1.50 .0 .00 .32 2.1
Allen Iverson 82 82 41.8 .458 .345 .809 3.00 7.1 1.95 .15 26.4
Bobby Jones 25 0 8.9 .406 .391 .821 1.50 .4 .20 .04 3.4
Linas Kleiza 79 13 23.9 .472 .339 .770 4.20 1.2 .56 .24 11.1
Kenyon Martin 71 71 30.4 .538 .182 .580 6.50 1.3 1.24 1.20 12.4
Jelani McCoy 6 1 5.5 1.000 .000 .500 1.20 .0 .00 .83 .5
Eduardo Nájera 78 3 21.3 .473 .361 .708 4.30 1.2 .88 .51 5.9
Nenê 16 1 16.6 .408 .000 .551 5.40 .9 .56 .88 5.3
J. R. Smith 74 0 19.2 .461 .403 .719 2.10 1.7 .84 .16 12.3

Playoffs

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Carmelo Anthony 4 4 36.5 .364 .250 .828 9.50 2.0 .50 .25 22.5
Chucky Atkins 1 0 3.0 .000 .000 .000 1.00 .0 .00 .00 .0
Marcus Camby 4 4 31.0 .238 1.000 .333 13.30 3.0 1.00 3.00 3.3
Anthony Carter 4 1 15.3 .286 .000 .000 2.50 3.5 .25 .25 2.0
Yakhouba Diawara 3 0 2.7 .400 .000 .000 .30 .0 .00 .00 1.3
Steven Hunter 2 0 2.5 .000 .000 .000 1.00 .0 .00 .00 .0
Allen Iverson 4 4 39.5 .434 .214 .697 3.00 4.5 1.00 .25 24.5
Linas Kleiza 4 3 30.5 .537 .214 .692 6.50 .8 .25 .00 14.0
Kenyon Martin 4 4 29.5 .441 .000 .625 6.30 1.3 1.00 .50 8.8
Eduardo Nájera 4 0 19.5 .500 .400 .000 3.30 1.5 .75 .25 4.0
Nenê 3 0 10.0 .556 .000 1.000 2.30 .3 .67 .33 4.3
J. R. Smith 4 0 27.0 .535 .318 .833 1.80 1.8 1.00 .00 18.3

Awards and records

Records

Milestones

Transactions

Trades

September 10, 2007 To Denver Nuggets
Steven Hunter
Bobby Jones[1]
To Philadelphia 76ers
Reggie Evans
Ricky Sanchez
February 21, 2008 To Denver Nuggets
Taurean Green[2]
To Portland Trail Blazers
Von Wafer

Free Agents

Additions

Player Signed Former team
Chucky Atkins July 16 Memphis Grizzlies[3]

Subtractions

Player Left New team
Steve Blake July 13 Portland Trail Blazers [4]
Jamal Sampson October 1 Dallas Mavericks [5]

See also

References

External links


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