Did any of these Nuggets players go to high school in Colorado?

By Elizabeth Weiler on June 1, 2023
Denver Nuggets High School
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 22: Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets celebrates with teammates after receiving the Most Valuable Player Trophy following game four of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Arena on May 22, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO — Not one Denver Nuggets player went to college in the centennial state let alone Denver, but what about high school? Oddly enough only a handful of NBA players, current and past, grew up in Colorado. So where did our nuggets stars walk the halls and dominate the school gym?

Jamal Murray – Grand River, Kitchener Ontario.

Michael Porter Jr. – Father Tolton, Columbia, Missouri.

Aaron Gordan – Archbishop Mitty High School, San Jose, California.

Christian Braun –¬† Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – Greenville High school, Greenville Georgia.

Bruce Brown – Wakefield High school Wakefield, Massachusetts.

Jeff Green – Northwestern High school Hyattsville, Maryland.

Zeke Nnaji РLakeville North High School in Lakeville, Minnesota and Hopkins High school in Minnesota.

As for Nikola Jokic, he left home at a young age, in his high school years, to play with Mega Leks, a Serbian team.

 

 

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