Denver Nuggets Win First NBA Championship Title
The NBA Champions
Denver Nuggets won the NBA championship for the first time in history beating the Miami Heat by 94-89 on Monday night.
The Wait Is Over
This is the team's only title since stepping into the NBA in 1976
Denver's performance has been impressive, with a 16-4 through four rounds. This is the 14th best playoff record in NBA history by an NBA champion.
Bill Russell Trophy
Jokic was awarded the Bill Russell Trophy as the NBA Finals' MVP.
The Nuggets overcame dreadful shooting and a late flurry from Miami's Jimmy Butler to squeeze past the Heat for a frantic victory in Game 5.
NBA Championship Prize Money
According to reports, the exact amount that will be awarded to the 2023 NBA Champion is $4,775,940.
The Winning Celebration
The Champions Parade begins at 10 am at Union Station, proceed down 17th Street to Broadway and then continue south on Broadway up to Civic Center Park.