Team Logo. The Denver Rockets were a team in the American Basketball Association. They were relatively successful, but they never appeared in a championship game. In 1974 they changed their name to the Denver Nuggets. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Denver_Rockets?oldid=9565" Categories: ABA Teams Teams in Colorado Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.