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The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Nuggets have worn numerous uniforms throughout their franchise history, including their days in the ABA as the "Denver Rockets." From the early to mid-1970s, the Nuggets wore gold and purple (Columbine blue) uniforms that looked just like the Los Angeles Lakers jerseys.

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Denver Nuggets ticketsIn 2009 NBA Draft, the Nuggets traded a first round draft pick acquired from the Charlotte Bobcats to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the rights to rookie Ty Lawson who was drafted 18th overall. On July 13, 2009, the Nuggets traded a 2nd round draft pick to the Detroit Pistons for Arron Afflalo (part of the trade exception from the Iverson trade was used to allow the deal to go through) and Walter Sharpe. Afflalo replaces starting guard Dahntay Jones who signed with the Indiana Pacers. However, on August 10, the Nuggets lost forward Linas Kleiza who signed with the Olympiacos Piraeus of the Greek League.

In the opening two games of the 2009-10 season, Carmelo Anthony totaled 71 points, scoring 30 points in the home opener and 41 the next night, in wins against division rivals Utah Jazz and Portland Trail Blazers, respectively. Anthony became one of five players in the Nuggets' history to open with 60 or more points through two games. It was also the only second time since 1987 that the Nuggets started the season 2-0. They later went 3-0, 4-0, and then 5-0 for the first time since 1985 after defeating the Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, and New Jersey Nets respectively.