Denver Nuggets, whose team includes Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray, hosted Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler’s Miami Heat at the Ball Arena in the first game of the NBA Finals. The home owner Nuggets won 104-93 against their opponent, taking a 1-0 lead in the series.
Jokic triple-double, Murray double-double
In the game dominated by the Nuggets, Nikola Jokic had a “triple double” with 27 points, 10 rebounds, 14 assists, and Jamal Murray had a “double double” with 26 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists. Aaron Gordon had 16 points, Michael Porter 14 points and 13 rebounds.
Jokic made NBA history
Denver Nuggets star Nikolo Jokic made NBA history. Jokic became the second player to hit a “triple double” in Game 1 of the NBA finals, after Jason Kidd.
Butler had 13 points
Bam Adebayo’s performance of 26 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists in the Heat, on the other hand, Jimmy Butler left the hall with 13 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Gabe Vincent contributed 19 points and Haywood Highsmith contributed 18 points.
The second match is on the morning of 5 June.
The second match of the series, in which the team with 4 victories will be champions, will be played again on the Nuggets’ field on Monday, June 5th at 03:00. The match will be broadcast live on S Sport channel and S Sport Plus platform.