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Denver Nuggets win their first NBA title

Denver Nuggets win their first NBA title

Denver Nuggets about exceptional Serbian talent Nikola Jokic They are the NBA champions for the first time. However, Game 5 was closer than some expected.

the Denver Nuggets They captured the title in North America for the first time in their history National Basketball Association (NBA) reach. Basketball team around the strong leader again Nikola Joker Jokic 94:89 won vs Miami Heat In doing so, he achieved the necessary fourth victory in the fifth game of the final series.

As in 2020, Miami lost to the Los Angeles Lakers and before that to the San Antonio Spurs in 2014 again in the NBA Finals and has to wait ten years after the last tournament so far to achieve the fourth success.

Denver with initial difficulties

The Nuggets quickly turned their 0:5 early in the game into 12:5 Monday night, but then lost the thread and were seven points behind at the break with 44:51 to go. Only at the end of the third quarter, the hosts regained the lead.

In the final quarter, the game was tumultuous for minutes, meanwhile both teams missed a total of ten shots in a row and their game lacked any structure.

Jokic leads the Nuggets to the title

When Miami had the chance for the second win they were hoping for in the dying minutes, it was a poor pass Jimmy Butler With 28 seconds left in the preliminary heats, Denver has a three-point lead.

He was the best scorer in the match Jokicthe Serb scored 28 points and 16 rebounds, then became a The Most Valuable Player in the Finals to choose.

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The Miami race ended in the final

Denver had finished the main round at the top of the Western Conference and won the playoffs against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Phoenix Suns, and Los Angeles Lakers.

The Miami Heat only reached the playoffs in eighth place – then knocked out the Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks and Boston Celtics from the competition as underdogs. There was no comeback as in previous rounds for Miami in the final against Denver.