Nuggets vs Heat Live Score, NBA Finals 2023: Nikola Jokic, Jimmy Butler compete for first title

Denver Nuggets vs Miami Heat Live NBA Finals, Game 1:

NBA Finals 2023 Live Score, Nuggets vs Heat: The Denver Nuggets take on the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Denver Nuggets vs Miami Heat Live Scores, NBA Finals, Game 1: Nikola Jokic and Jimmy Butler are hoping to become NBA champions for the first time by leading the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat, respectively, in the NBA Finals. The best-of-seven contest begins with Game 1 on Friday morning.

The Nuggets, in the NBA Finals for the first time, had by far the easiest path to the title round. They rose to the top of the Western Conference standings in mid-December and never fell from that position, then went right up there with that No. 1 seed by going 12-3 in the Western playoffs.

Miami, a seven-time finalist now looking for a fourth title, had the toughest road to the Rocky Mountains any team could have. The Heat had to bounce back in a play-in elimination game just to make the playoffs, knocking out overall No. 1 seed Milwaukee in Round 1, rivaling New York in Round 2 and then only having to win one game. 7 in Boston, after nearly blowing a 3-0 lead, to overcome last season’s loss to the Celtics in the Eastern Finals.

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Denver Nuggets vs Miami Heat Game 1 Live Streaming Online Today Match Updates: Here are the two squads

Denver Nuggets vs Miami Heat Live Match and Updates. (AP)

Miami Heat: F Jimmy Butler, F Caleb Martin, C Bam Adebayo, G Max Strus, G Gabe Vincent. Reserves: F Kevin Love, F Haywood Highsmith, F Duncan Robinson, C Cody Zeller, G Kyle Lowry.

Denver Nuggets — F Michael Porter Jr., F Aaron Gordon, C Nikola Jokic, G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, G Jamal Murray. Reserves: F Bruce Brown, F Jeff Green, F Christian Braun.

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First published in: 2023-02-06 05:53 IST