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How to watch the 2023 NBA Finals: Heat vs. Nuggets originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

The 2023 NBA Finals are in, and the championship series will feature two teams from opposite ends of the standings.

The Denver Nuggets earned the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and have played the team to beat through three rounds. Led by two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets dispatched the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first round, took care of business against the Phoenix Suns in the second round and swept the los angeles lakers in the Western Conference Finals. Now, they are on the cusp of their first championship.

Now all they have to do is beat a No. 8 seed who has become a giant.

He Miami Heat they were one play-in comeback away from losing all together in this year’s playoffs. Instead, they claimed the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and proceeded to wreak havoc. Jimmy Butler and Co. began by dismantling the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks and then eliminated the The New York Knicks. They punched their ticket to the Finals by taking revenge on the boston celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals.

With the Nuggets and Heat winning their conference finals series so quickly, the two teams will get a bye before their finals matchup begins. Here’s a look at the full 2023 NBA Finals schedule and how fans can watch the series.

Complete schedule of the NBA Finals 2023

The 2023 NBA Finals will begin on Thursday, June 1 and end no later than Sunday, June 18. There will be two full days of rest between each game, with the exception of Games 3 and 4, which are only separated by one rest. -day.

Check out the full schedule of this year’s finals below.

  • game 1: Thursday, June 1, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 2: Sunday, June 4, 8 pm ET
  • Game 3: Wednesday, June 7, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Friday, June 9, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 5: Monday, June 12, 8:30 p.m. ET (if necessary)
  • Game 6: Thursday, June 15, 8:30 p.m. ET (if necessary)
  • Game 7: Sunday, June 18, 8 pm ET (if necessary)

How to watch the Heat-Nuggets Finals on TV

All Finals games will be broadcast nationally on ABC.

How to watch the Heat-Nuggets Finals online

Fans can stream every Finals game on ESPN+ and watch ESPN.

Who has home court in the 2023 NBA Finals?

The Nuggets (53-29) will have home field advantage in the 2023 NBA Finals as they had a better regular season record than the Heat (44-38).

Games 1, 2, 5 and 7 will take place at the Ball Arena in Denver, while Games 3, 4 and 6 will take place at the Kaseya Center in Miami.

2023 NBA Finals Odds

The Nuggets enter this series as -375 favorites to lift the Larry O’Brien Trophy, according to our betting partner, PointsBet.

The Heat (+280) cruised past the Eastern Conference playoffs despite being an underdog in every series. Now, one more surprise will make them become NBA champions once again.

Editor’s note: All odds are provided by our partner, PointsBet. PointsBet is our official sports betting partner and we may receive compensation if you place a bet at PointsBet for the first time after clicking our links.