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2009–10 Denver Nuggets season
Head coach George Karl
Arena Pepsi Center
Results
Record 45–21 (.682)
Place Division: 1st (Northwest)
Conference: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish TBD

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Denver Nuggets seasons
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The 2009-10 Denver Nuggets season is the 43rd season of the franchise, its 34th in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Contents

Key dates

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 18 Ty Lawson* Point Guard  United States UNC
2 34 Sergio Llullx Point Guard  Spain Real Madrid (Spain)

* Acquired from Minnesota.

x Traded to Houston.

Roster

Denver Nuggets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
G 6 United States Afflalo, Arron 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) UCLA
F 30 United States Allen, Malik 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Villanova
F/C 11 United States Andersen, Chris 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 228 lb (103 kg) Blinn College TX (JC)*
F 15 United States Anthony, Carmelo (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 228 lb (103 kg) Syracuse
F 32 United States Balkman, Renaldo (IN) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 208 lb (94 kg) South Carolina
G 1 United States Billups, Chauncey (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 202 lb (92 kg) Colorado
G 25 United States Carter, Anthony 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Hawaiʻi
G/F 14 United States Graham, Joey 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Oklahoma State
G 3 United States Lawson, Ty 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 195 lb (88 kg) North Carolina
PF 4 United States Martin, Kenyon Injured (C) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Cincinnati
F/C 31 Brazil Nenê 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Brazil
C 27 France Petro, Johan 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 247 lb (112 kg) France
G 5 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)
Athletic trainer(s)

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

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2009-10-22

Pre-season

Regular season

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Season standings

Northwest Division    W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
Denver Nuggets 45 21 .682 28–5 17–16 10–4 66
Utah Jazz 42 24 .636 3.0 25–8 17–16 6–8 66
Oklahoma City Thunder 41 24 .631 3.5 22–11 19–13 8–3 65
Portland Trail Blazers 41 28 .594 5.5 22–13 19–15 6–7 69
Minnesota Timberwolves 14 53 .209 31.5 9–25 5–28 3–11 67
# Western Conference   
Team W L PCT GB GP
1 Los Angeles Lakers 48 18 .727 66
2 Denver Nuggets 45 21 .682 3.0 66
3 Dallas Mavericks 45 22 .672 3.5 67
4 Utah Jazz 42 24 .636 6.0 66
5 Oklahoma City Thunder 41 24 .631 6.5 65
6 Phoenix Suns 41 26 .612 7.5 67
7 San Antonio Spurs 39 25 .609 8.0 64
8 Portland Trail Blazers 41 28 .594 8.5 69
9 Memphis Grizzlies 35 32 .522 13.5 67
10 Houston Rockets 33 31 .516 14.0 64
11 New Orleans Hornets 32 35 .478 16.5 67
12 Los Angeles Clippers 25 42 .373 23.5 67
13 e-Sacramento Kings 23 44 .343 25.5 67
14 e-Golden State Warriors 18 47 .277 29.5 65
15 e-Minnesota Timberwolves 14 53 .209 34.5 67

e - eliminated from playoff contention

Game log

2009–10 season game log
2009–10 season schedule

Playoffs

Game log

Player statistics

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
Arron Afflalo 66 59 27.0 .468 .436 .738 2.80 1.7 .62 .38 8.9
Malik Allen 38 3 8.1 .455 .000 1.000 1.50 .3 .13 .00 2.0
Chris Andersen 63 0 22.5 .575 .000 .725 6.30 .4 .63 1.94 6.3
Carmelo Anthony 53 53 37.9 .463 .319 .830 6.30 3.5 1.32 .38 28.5
Renaldo Balkman 9 1 7.7 .357 .000 .333 2.00 .3 .67 .11 1.3
Chauncey Billups 57 57 33.9 .440 .415 .904 3.00 5.8 1.18 .12 20.1
Anthony Carter 39 7 17.2 .420 .273 .846 1.90 3.3 .77 .23 4.1
Joey Graham 50 17 11.9 .476 .100 .762 1.80 .3 .36 .12 4.1
Ty Lawson 55 8 21.6 .514 .432 .773 2.10 3.3 .78 .04 9.0
Kenyon Martin 55 55 34.9 .458 .276 .565 9.60 1.9 1.22 1.05 11.8
Nenê 66 66 33.6 .596 .000 .715 7.80 2.4 1.44 .94 14.0
Johan Petro 21 4 8.7 .511 .000 .643 2.90 .2 .10 .33 2.6
J.R. Smith 59 0 28.0 .412 .353 .716 3.20 2.5 1.37 .24 15.2

Playoffs

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards, records and milestones

Awards

Week/Month

  • Carmelo Anthony was named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Tuesday, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Nov. 1.[1]
  • Carmelo Anthony was named Western Conference Player of the Month for games played durng the month of November.[2]
  • Carmelo Anthony was named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Jan. 17.[3]
  • Chauncey Billups was named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 24.[4]

All-Star

Season

Records

Milestones

Injuries and surgeries

Transactions

Denver Nuggets


Players Added

Via Draft

Via Trade

Via Free Agency

Players Lost

Via Trade

Via Free Agency

References


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