2015-16 Denver Nuggets Season
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2015%E2%80%9316 Denver Nuggets Season
2015-16 Denver Nuggets season
Head coachMichael Malone
General managerTim Connelly
OwnersAnn Walton Kroenke
ArenaPepsi Center
Results
Record33–49 (.402)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Northwest)
Conference: 11th (Western)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 2015-16 Denver Nuggets season was the 40th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The season saw the team change their uniforms.

Draft

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club/Team
1 7 Emmanuel Mudiay PG  United States Guangdong Southern Tigers
2 57 Nikola Radi?evi? PG  Serbia Baloncesto Sevilla

Pre-season

Regular season game log

Player statistics

Regular season

Denver Nuggets statistics
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Darrell Arthur 70 16 21.7 .452 .385 .755 4.2 1.4 .8 .7 7.5
D.J. Augustina 28 0 23.5 .445 .411 .819 1.9 4.7 .9 .1 11.6
Will Barton 82 1 28.7 .432 .345 .806 5.8 2.5 .9 .5 14.4
Kenneth Faried 67 64 25.3 .558 .500 .613 8.7 1.2 .5 .9 12.5
Randy Foyea 54 7 19.8 .351 .296 .830 1.9 2.1 .5 .3 6.0
Danilo Gallinari 53 53 34.7 .410 .364 .868 5.3 2.5 .8 .4 19.5
Erick Greena 3 0 2.3 .000 .000 .000 .3 .3 .00 .00 .00
Gary Harris 76 76 32.1 .469 .354 .820 2.9 1.9 1.3 .2 12.3
JJ Hicksona 20 9 15.3 .505 .000 .458 4.4 .8 .5 .6 6.9
Nikola Jokic 80 55 21.7 .512 .333 .811 7.0 2.4 1.0 .6 10.0
Sean Kilpatricka 8 0 10.3 .381 .235 .875 .8 .4 .3 .00 3.4
Joffrey Lauvergne 59 15 17.6 .513 .245 .899 4.9 .9 .2 .3 7.9
Mike Miller 47 2 7.9 .355 .365 .000 1.1 .9 .3 .1 1.3
Emmanuel Mudiay 68 66 30.4 .364 .319 .670 3.4 5.5 1.0 .5 12.8
Jameer Nelson 39 15 26.6 .368 .299 .857 2.9 4.9 .6 .1 7.7
Jusuf Nurkic 32 3 17.1 .417 .000 .616 5.5 1.3 .8 1.4 8.2
Kostas Papanikolaoua 26 6 11.3 .364 .313 .643 1.5 .6 .5 .2 2.6
JaKarr Sampsona 26 22 18.0 .470 .276 .720 2.3 .6 .5 .7 5.2
Axel Toupane 21 0 14.5 .357 .325 .765 1.5 .7 .3 .3 3.6

a Statistics with the Denver Nuggets.

Standings

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y - Oklahoma City Thunder 55 27 .671 0.0 32-9 23-18 13-3 82
x - Portland Trail Blazers 44 38 .537 11.0 28-13 16-25 11-5 82
Utah Jazz 40 42 .488 15.0 24-17 16-25 8-8 82
Denver Nuggets 33 49 .402 22.0 18-23 15-26 4-12 82
Minnesota Timberwolves 29 53 .354 26.0 14-27 15-26 4-12 82


Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z - Golden State Warriors * 73 9 .890 - 82
2 y - San Antonio Spurs * 67 15 .817 6.0 82
3 y - Oklahoma City Thunder * 55 27 .671 18.0 82
4 x - Los Angeles Clippers 53 29 .646 20.0 82
5 x - Portland Trail Blazers 44 38 .537 29.0 82
6 x - Dallas Mavericks 42 40 .512 31.0 82
7 x - Memphis Grizzlies 42 40 .512 31.0 82
8 x - Houston Rockets 41 41 .500 32.0 82
9 Utah Jazz 40 42 .488 33.0 82
10 Sacramento Kings 33 49 .402 40.0 82
11 Denver Nuggets 33 49 .402 40.0 82
12 New Orleans Pelicans 30 52 .366 43.0 82
13 Minnesota Timberwolves 29 53 .354 44.0 82
14 Phoenix Suns 23 59 .280 50.0 82
15 Los Angeles Lakers 17 65 .207 56.0 82

Roster

Awards & Honors

  • Dikembe Mutombo would have his number 55 retired by the team around the start of the Denver Nuggets' season.

Transactions

Trades

July 20, 2015[1] To Denver Nuggets
United States Joey Dorsey
United States Nick Johnson
Greece Kostas Papanikolaou
Argentina/Italy Pablo Prigioni
Protected 1st-round pick in 2016 NBA draft
Cash considerations
To Houston Rockets
United States Ty Lawson
2nd-round pick in 2017 NBA draft
February 18, 2016[2] To Denver Nuggets
United States D. J. Augustin
United States Steve Novak
Two 2nd-round picks in 2016 NBA draft
Cash consideration
To Oklahoma City Thunder
United States Randy Foye

Free agents

Signings

Player Signed Contract Ref.
Wilson Chandler July 11, 2015 Multi-year extension
4 years, $46.5 million
[3]
Nikola Jokic July 12, 2015 4 years, $5.5 million [4]
Jameer Nelson July 12, 2015 3 years, $13.5 million [5]
Will Barton July 23, 2015 3 years, $10.98 million [5]
Emmanuel Mudiay July 27, 2015 Rookie Contract
4 years, $14.02 million
Team Option in 2017-18 & 2018-19
[6]
Danilo Gallinari August 2, 2015 Multi-year extension
3 years, $45.5 million
Player Option for 2017-18
[7]
Darrell Arthur August 7, 2015 2 years, $5.75 million
Player Option for 2016-17
[5]
Devin Sweetney September 15, 2015 1 year, $525,000
Non-guaranteed
[8]
Matt Janning September 15, 2015 1 year, $845,000
Non-guaranteed
[8]
Oleksiy Pecherov September 15, 2015 1 year, $981,000
Non-guaranteed
[8]
Mike Miller September 30, 2015 1 year, $1.5 million [9]
Kostas Papanikolaou November 5, 2015 2 years, $1.78 million
$350K guaranteed
[10]
Sean Kilpatrick January 12, 2016 10 days, $49,709 [11]
Sean Kilpatrick January 23, 2016 10 days, $49,709 [12]
JaKarr Sampson February 22, 2016 2 years, $1.27 million
2016-17 Non-guaranteed
[13]
Axel Toupane March 3, 2016 10 days, $30,888 [14]
Axel Toupane March 14, 2016 10 days, $30,888 [15]
Axel Toupane March 25, 2016 2 years, $939,500
2016-17 Non-guaranteed
[16]

Subtractions

Player Reason left Date New team Ref.
Ian Clark Free Agency July 11, 2015 Golden State Warriors [17]
Jamaal Franklin Waived July 12, 2015 China Guangdong Southern Tigers [18]
Pablo Prigioni Waived July 20, 2015 Los Angeles Clippers [1]
Joey Dorsey Waived August 18, 2015 Turkey Galatasaray [19]
Kostas Papanikolaou Waived September 25, 2015 Denver Nuggets [20]
Matt Janning Waived October 15, 2015 Israel Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. [21]
Devin Sweetney Waived October 23, 2015 Mexico Halcones Rojos Veracruz [22]
Oleksiy Pecherov Waived October 23, 2015 Lebanon Hekmeh BC [22]
Nick Johnson Waived October 24, 2015 Austin Spurs [22]
Erick Green Waived November 5, 2015 Reno Bighorns [10]
Kostas Papanikolaou Waived January 7, 2016 Greece Olympiacos B.C. [23]
Sean Kilpatrick Free Agency February 2, 2016 Delaware 87ers [24]
JJ Hickson Waived February 19, 2016 Washington Wizards [25]
Steve Novak Waived February 19, 2016 Milwaukee Bucks [25]

References

  1. ^ a b "Nuggets Acquire Joey Dorsey, Nick Johnson, Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni, Cash Considerations and First Round Pick From Houston". NBA.com. July 20, 2015.
  2. ^ "Nuggets Acquire D. J. Augustin, Steve Novak, Second Round Picks, and Cash Consideration". NBA.com. February 18, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Nuggets Extend Wilson Chandler". NBA.com. July 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "Nuggets Sign Nikola Jokic". NBA.com. July 28, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "Nuggets Re-Sign Darrell Arthur, Will Barton, and Jameer Nelson". NBA.com. August 7, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ "Nuggets Sign Emmanuel Mudiay". NBA.com. July 31, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "Nuggets Extend Danilo Gallinari". NBA.com. August 3, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ a b c "2015 Training Camp Introductions". NBA.com. September 28, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ "Nuggets sign sharpshooter forward Mike Miller". NBA.com. September 30, 2015. Archived from the original on February 16, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  10. ^ a b "Nuggets Sign Kostas Papanikolaou". NBA.com. November 5, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  11. ^ "Nuggets Sign Sean Kilpatrick". NBA.com. January 12, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  12. ^ "Nuggets Sign Kilpatrick to Second 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. January 23, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  13. ^ "Nuggets Sign JaKarr Sampson". NBA.com. February 22, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  14. ^ "Nuggets Sign Axel Toupane". NBA.com. March 3, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  15. ^ "Nuggets Sign Axel Toupane to Second 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. March 14, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  16. ^ "Nuggets Sign Axel Toupane to Multi-Year Contract". NBA.com. March 25, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  17. ^ "Warriors Sign Ian Clark, Jarell Eddie, Tony Mitchell & Juwan Staten". NBA.com. September 25, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  18. ^ "Nuggets Waive Jamaal Franklin". hoopsrumors.com. July 13, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  19. ^ "Denver Nuggets Waive Dorsey". NBA.com. August 18, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  20. ^ "Sources: Kostas Papanikolaou, part of Ty Lawson deal, waived by Nuggets". ESPN.com. September 25, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  21. ^ "Matt Janning waived by Denver Nuggets; signs with Israeli team". The Denver Post. October 15, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  22. ^ a b c "Nuggets waive Nick Johnson, Oleksiy Pecherov, Devin Sweetney". InsideHoops.com. Archived from the original on January 13, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  23. ^ "Sources: Nuggets waive forward Kostas Papanikolaou". Yahoo.com. January 7, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  24. ^ "NBA D-League Transactions". Dleague.NBA.com. February 2, 2016. Archived from the original on February 3, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  25. ^ a b "Nuggets Waive J.J. Hickson and Steve Novak". NBA.com. February 19, 2016. Retrieved 2016.

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