Denver Nuggets Worst Losses Ever

This list shows the NBA games with the largest margins of defeat in Nuggets history, in the Regular Season and the Playoffs.

RS = Season / PL = Playoffs

Nuggets All-Time Worst Losses - Top 50
Regular Season and Playoffs

Point
Margin
Game
Details
48
L
143
-
95  
1979-80 (RS) / Mar 27, 1980 / at Milwaukee
47
L
146
-
99  
1990-91 (RS) / Jan 15, 1991 / at Seattle
45
L
152
-
107  
1981-82 (RS) / Nov 7, 1981 / at Golden State
44
L
114
-
70  
2008-09 (RS) / Feb 7, 2009 / at New Jersey
L
107
-
63  
1996-97 (RS) / Apr 16, 1997 / at Portland
L
153
-
109  
1984-85 (PL) / May 22, 1985 / at Los Angeles /
Western Conference Finals
L
146
-
102  
1982-83 (RS) / Dec 22, 1982 / at Kansas City
43
L
122
-
79  
2014-15 (RS) / Jan 19, 2015 / at Golden State
41
L
129
-
88  
1994-95 (RS) / Feb 1, 1995 / at Utah
L
129
-
88  
1992-93 (RS) / Dec 27, 1992 / at Phoenix
40
L
105
-
65  
1996-97 (RS) / Nov 23, 1996 / at Portland
L
121
-
81  
1991-92 (RS) / Dec 12, 1991 / at New Jersey
L
156
-
116  
1983-84 (RS) / Nov 22, 1983 / at Portland
L
145
-
105  
1982-83 (PL) / May 4, 1983 / at San Antonio /
Western Conference Semifinals
39
L
119
-
80  
2013-14 (RS) / Feb 10, 2014 / at Indiana
L
131
-
92  
1997-98 (RS) / Feb 19, 1998 / at Los Angeles
L
111
-
72  
1997-98 (RS) / Feb 2, 1998 / at Denver
L
155
-
116  
1990-91 (RS) / Dec 30, 1990 / at Orlando
L
132
-
93  
1987-88 (RS) / Mar 11, 1988 / at Milwaukee
L
126
-
87  
1978-79 (RS) / Feb 11, 1979 / at Milwaukee
38
L
114
-
76  
2008-09 (RS) / Feb 23, 2009 / at Denver
L
116
-
78  
2000-01 (RS) / Nov 22, 2000 / at Utah
L
133
-
95  
1997-98 (RS) / Dec 13, 1997 / at New Jersey
L
132
-
94  
1991-92 (RS) / Dec 9, 1991 / at Boston
L
120
-
82  
1991-92 (RS) / Nov 12, 1991 / at Portland
L
130
-
92  
1990-91 (RS) / Mar 17, 1991 / at Denver
L
147
-
109  
1986-87 (RS) / Jan 7, 1987 / at Los Angeles
37
L
140
-
103  
1986-87 (PL) / Apr 29, 1987 / at Denver /
Western Conference First Round
36
L
118
-
82  
2001-02 (RS) / Mar 21, 2002 / at Sacramento
L
132
-
96  
2001-02 (RS) / Feb 1, 2002 / at Sacramento
L
143
-
107  
1986-87 (RS) / Mar 10, 1987 / at Los Angeles
35
L
109
-
74  
2001-02 (RS) / Dec 21, 2001 / at San Antonio
L
130
-
95  
1999-00 (RS) / Jan 10, 2000 / at Los Angeles
L
117
-
82  
1997-98 (RS) / Feb 15, 1998 / at Portland
L
153
-
118  
1990-91 (RS) / Apr 16, 1991 / at Denver
L
144
-
109  
1990-91 (RS) / Dec 19, 1990 / at San Antonio
34
L
132
-
98  
1995-96 (RS) / Apr 18, 1996 / at Dallas
L
122
-
88  
1991-92 (RS) / Apr 11, 1992 / at Los Angeles
L
134
-
100  
1986-87 (RS) / Jan 16, 1987 / at Seattle
33
L
124
-
91  
2015-16 (RS) / Mar 21, 2016 / at Cleveland
L
112
-
79  
2005-06 (RS) / Jan 28, 2006 / at Los Angeles
L
117
-
84  
2000-01 (RS) / Feb 16, 2001 / at Sacramento
L
120
-
87  
1997-98 (RS) / Jan 27, 1998 / at Denver
L
132
-
99  
1997-98 (RS) / Dec 30, 1997 / at Denver
L
125
-
92  
1995-96 (RS) / Dec 12, 1995 / at Indiana
L
130
-
97  
1993-94 (RS) / Nov 24, 1993 / at Phoenix
L
117
-
84  
1992-93 (RS) / Nov 14, 1992 / at Chicago
L
125
-
92  
1988-89 (RS) / Apr 15, 1989 / at Seattle
L
128
-
95  
1986-87 (PL) / Apr 23, 1987 / at Los Angeles /
Western Conference First Round
32
L
107
-
75  
2001-02 (RS) / Mar 20, 2002 / at Denver
L
118
-
86  
1993-94 (RS) / Nov 9, 1993 / at Seattle
L
131
-
99  
1986-87 (RS) / Nov 29, 1986 / at Milwaukee
L
119
-
87  
1977-78 (RS) / Feb 16, 1978 / at Cleveland