NBA: Denver Nuggets def. Miami Heat, 104-93 // Game 1 NBA Finals (June 2, 2023)

The Miami Heat play against the Denver Nuggets at 8:30 am, Friday, June 2, 2023 (Philippine Time) at the Ball Arena, Denver, CO in Game 1 of the 2023 NBA Finals.

Find out the game time information, when and how to watch Heat's game against Nuggets on TV and live streaming online.

  • Date:Friday, June 2, 2023 (PHL Time)
  • Time: 8:30 am (PHL Time)
  • Venue: Ball Arena | Denver, CO
  • Game Stats:
  • TV: TV5 / NBA TV Philippines via Cignal TV / One Sports (Delayed: 2:30 pm)
  • Live Stream: NBA League Pass | Smart GigaPlay App | CignalPlay

The Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets will face off in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Nuggets are the top seed in the Western Conference, while the Heat are the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. The Heat have made history by becoming the second No. 8 seed to reach the NBA Finals.

The Nuggets are led by Nikola Jokic, who has averaged a triple-double in 15 playoff games: 29.9 points, 13.3 rebounds, and 10.3 assists.

The Heat are led by Jimmy Butler, who averages of 28.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.7 assists in the playoffs.


Results and Scores

Quarter Scores: Heat vs. Nuggets - Game 1 (June 2, 2023)
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 TOTAL
Miami Heat 20 22 21 30 93
Denver Nuggets 29 30 25 20 104

The Scores:

Game Highlights

Watch the game highlights between Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets in Game 1 of the 2023 NBA Eastern Conference Finals.

(Video by NBA)

Nikola Jokic had a triple-double in his NBA Finals debut, scoring 27 points, dishing out 14 assists, and grabbing 10 rebounds. Jamal Murray added 26 points, and the Denver Nuggets cruised to a 104-93 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 1.

Bam Adebayo led Miami with 26 points and 13 rebounds. Gabe Vincent added 19 points, Haywood Highsmith had 18 points, and Jimmy Butler finished with 13 points for the Heat.

The Nuggets will look to take a 2-0 lead in the series when they host Game 2 on Monday (Philippine Time).