English Equals Denver's All-Time Scorer

Posted by Ryan Rush | Saturday, April 23, 2011 | 2 comments »

The former NBA player, Alex English spent 11 seasons with the Denver Nuggets (1979-90) and ended his Nugget career as their all-time leader in points.

Before leaving the Nuggets due to free agency in 1990, English scored 21,654 points. He averaged at least 21 points per game in 10 of those seasons, and posted a career-high 29.8 points a night during the 1985-86 season.

The eight-time all star (started in four games) went eight seasons with at least 25 points per game. English was an exceptional rebounder and passer, averaging 5.5 boards and 3.6 assists in his 14-year career. 

The all-time leader in points for the Denver Nuggets, English ended his NBA career with the Dallas Mavericks in 1990-91.

The 14-year professional's No. 2 Nuggets jersey was retired on Mar. 2, 1993.


  1. y // April 24, 2011 at 3:48 PM  

    Who do you think is the best player on their team today?

  2. Ryan Rush // April 26, 2011 at 12:16 PM  

    As of now their best player is their center Nene