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Mitchell & Ness Authentic Jersey Denver Nuggets HWC 2006-07 Carmelo Anthony

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The Denver Nuggets celebrated 40 years of basketball in Denver by wearing these ABA Denver Rockets uniforms periodically throughout the 2006-07 season. The Rockets played in the NBA from 1969-74. In 1974, anticipating their move to the NBA in 1976, the team held a contest to choose a new name, since the Rockets already existed in Houston. Nuggets was the winner, chosen in honor of the first basketball team in Denver. From 1948-50 the “original” Denver Nuggets played in both the BAA and NBL, before folding in 1950