Before the NBA and Denver Nuggets existed in Colorado, there was a different league of professional basketball players. Founded in 1967, the Denver Rockets were a part of the American Basketball Association and sported orange and black uniforms on the court. From 1967 to 1974, the team was owned by J.W. "Bill" Ringsby (and his family), who also operated the Denver-based "Ringsby Rocket" Trucking System. The team's logo and colors matched those used in the family's trucking business.

Bill's son, Donald Ringsby, managed Denver’s first professional basketball team.

The former Rockets manager passed away in May 2020 at the age of 80 years old. Following his death, Donald Ringsby's family listed the home of this Colorado sports legend for sale.

Ringsby's Denver Mansion

Someone has the chance to purchase this iconic Denver property.

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This home is as elegant as it gets.

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