Nuggets get giant new scoreboard, claim it to be largest in NBA (VIDEO)

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A very large new scoreboard at the Pepsi Center in Denver was installed this summer, and the time lapse video clip above shows how the giant display was assembled.

The dimensions are simply huge, and the Nuggets claim it to be the largest the league has to offer.

From Aaron J. Lopez of Nuggets.com:

The scoreboard will broadcast in a true 16:9 aspect ratio at 1080p HD and boasts a surface area of more than 4,400 square feet, making it the largest in the NBA or NHL. The length spans 3-point line to 3-point line for basketball and blue line to blue line for hockey. …

Working closely with Josh Kroenke and Nuggets owner Stan Kroenke, Philand, Romani visited arenas around North America to gather information about what would work best at Pepsi Center.

With a production design in place by February, construction on the scoreboard and other in-arena digital upgrades began when the Nuggets finished their season in early May. The board was designed by WJHW and installed by Daktronics. Diversified Systems handled the video production, while LVW Electronics installed the sound system.

It’ll be interesting to see this in person to get an idea of how it compares to other similarly enormous in-arena displays; for example, Houston’s Toyota Center and L.A.’s Staples Center are two arenas that come to mind which each have staggeringly large scoreboards, as well.