The Denver Nuggets won the NBA championship for the first time in team history, beating the Miami Heat 94-89 in five games

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The final series ended with Denver winning three of their four games by double digits.

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Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokić were credited as the best duo in the NBA, having each recorded a 30 point triple-double in Game 3, a first in NBA history

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The victory gave Denver its second major sports title in two years, and the seventh championship across the four major leagues.

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There were notable contributions from the role players, including Aaron Gordon dropping 27 points in Game 4 and Bruce Brown contributing 21 points off the bench when Jokić was in foul trouble.

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Denver finished the postseason with a 16-3 record, going 10-1 at home.

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