#4 Denver

Champ Score

2.02 2.82 5
Current Score All-Time Peak (2001) Active Teams

Big 4 Championship Droughts

2 0 58
Current Drought – Seasons Current Drought – Years Longest Drought – Seasons
(1950 – 1995)
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Denver Sports Overview

What professional sports teams are in Denver?

Among the big 4 sports leagues and MLS, there are 5 professional sports teams that play for Denver: the Denver Broncos in the NFL, the Denver Nuggets in the NBA, the Colorado Avalanche in the NHL, the Colorado Rockies in MLB, and the Colorado Rapids in MLS.

What was the last championship won by any Denver team?

The most recent championship won by any Denver team was in 2023, when the Denver Nuggets won the NBA Title.

How long is the active championship drought for Denver teams?

Denver teams currently have a 0 year, 2 season long championship drought among the big 4 sports leagues, which started in 2024.

Team Details

MLB

Team Championships Seasons Made Playoffs Made Playoffs Percent First Season Last Season
Colorado Rockies 0 32 5 15% 1993 2024

MLS

Team Championships Seasons Made Playoffs Made Playoffs Percent First Season Last Season
Colorado Rapids 1 28 15 53% 1996 2023

NBA

Team Championships Seasons Made Playoffs Made Playoffs Percent First Season Last Season
Denver Nuggets 1 48 30 62% 1977 2024
Denver Nuggets 0 1 0 0% 1950 1950

NFL

Team Championships Seasons Made Playoffs Made Playoffs Percent First Season Last Season
Denver Broncos 3 64 22 34% 1960 2023

NHL

Team Championships Seasons Made Playoffs Made Playoffs Percent First Season Last Season
Colorado Avalanche 3 28 20 71% 1996 2024
Colorado Rockies 0 6 1 16% 1977 1982

Denver Teams Playoff Results, 1950 - 2023

MLB MLS NBA NFL NHL WNBA
0 / 32 seasons 1 / 28 seasons 1 / 49 seasons 3 / 64 seasons 3 / 34 seasons No seasons
2023 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Won Finals Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2022 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP Won Final
2021 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 0 Rds) 8th Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2020 Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Rnd (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2019 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2018 Lost NLDS (Won 1 Rd) 8th Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2017 Lost NLWC (Won 0 Rds) 10th Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
2016 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Final (Won 1 Rd) 4th Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
2015 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Won SB Missed Playoffs MP
2014 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost Div (Won 0 Rds) 8th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2013 Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Rnd (Won 0 Rds) 12th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost SB (Won 2 Rds) 2nd Missed Playoffs MP
2012 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost Div (Won 0 Rds) 8th Missed Playoffs MP
2011 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost Div (Won 1 Rd) 8th Missed Playoffs MP
2010 Missed Playoffs MP Won MLS Cup Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2009 Lost NLDS (Won 0 Rds) 8th Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
2008 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2007 Lost WS (Won 2 Rds) 2nd Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
2006 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Final (Won 1 Rd) 4th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2005 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Final (Won 1 Rd) 4th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost CC (Won 1 Rd) 4th
2004 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 0 Rds) 8th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost WC (Won 0 Rds) 12th Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2003 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 0 Rds) 8th Missed Playoffs MP Lost WC (Won 0 Rds) 12th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2002 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Final (Won 1 Rd) 4th Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th
2001 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Won Final
2000 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 0 Rds) 8th Missed Playoffs MP Lost WC (Won 0 Rds) 12th Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th
1999 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 0 Rds) 8th Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th
1998 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 0 Rds) 8th Missed Playoffs MP Won SB Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1997 Missed Playoffs MP Lost MLS Cup (Won 2 Rds) 2nd Missed Playoffs MP Won SB Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th
1996 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost Div (Won 0 Rds) 8th Won Final
1995 Lost NLDS (Won 0 Rds) 8th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP
1994 No Postseason NP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Missed Playoffs MP
1993 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Lost WC (Won 0 Rds) 12th
1992 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
1991 Missed Playoffs MP Lost CC (Won 1 Rd) 4th
1990 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP
1989 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost SB (Won 2 Rds) 2nd
1988 Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Missed Playoffs MP
1987 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost SB (Won 2 Rds) 2nd
1986 Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Lost SB (Won 2 Rds) 2nd
1985 Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th Missed Playoffs MP
1984 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost Div (Won 0 Rds) 8th
1983 Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Lost WC (Won 0 Rds) 12th
1982 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
1981 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
1980 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
1979 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost WC (Won 0 Rds) 12th Missed Playoffs MP
1978 Lost Conf Finals (Won 1 Rd) 4th Lost Div (Won 0 Rds) 8th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1977 Lost Conf Semi (Won 0 Rds) 8th Lost SB (Won 2 Rds) 2nd Missed Playoffs MP
1976 Missed Playoffs MP
1975 Missed Playoffs MP
1974 Missed Playoffs MP
1973 Missed Playoffs MP
1972 Missed Playoffs MP
1971 Missed Playoffs MP
1970 Missed Playoffs MP
1969 Missed Playoffs MP
1968 Missed Playoffs MP
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1950 Missed Playoffs MP