The Denver Nuggets compete in the National Basketball Association as a part of the Western Conference Northwest Division. They play their home games at Ball Arena
. The team was was founded in 1967 as a member of the ABA and qualified for the playoffs every season between 1967 and 1976, where they played in the ABA Championship and lost to the New York Nets. In addition, the Nuggets have qualified for the NBA playoffs over ten times, a testament to their talent and determination to make it to the top.