NBA Finals guide: When do Denver Nuggets play next, how to watch, scores and more

The NBA Finals are now finished.

The top-seeded Denver Nuggets won their first title, while the No. 8-seed Miami Heat fell short in their Cinderella run

Here's a look at everything to know for the series.

When do Denver Nuggets play next? Here's the NBA Finals game schedule

Here is the schedule for the best-of-seven series, with results of past games (all times Mountain):

  • Game 1: Denver 104, Miami 93 (DEN leads series 1-0)

  • Game 2: Miami 111, Denver 108 (series tied 1-1)

  • Game 3: Denver 109, Miami 94 (DEN leads series 2-1)

  • Game 4: Denver 108, Miami 95 (DEN leads series 3-1)

  • Game 5: Denver 94, Miami 89 (DEN wins series 4-1)

How to watch Miami Heat vs. Denver Nuggets, TV and live stream information

Every NBA Finals game will air nationally on ABC and can be live streamed via Watch ESPN and the ESPN app. Every game will also air on ESPN Deportes.

Star watch: Nikola Jokic, Jimmy Butler stat lines

Two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic and Heat star Jimmy Butler are the two biggest-name players in the series. Here's how they're faring so far:

Nikola Jokic stats

  • Game 1: 27 points (8-12 shooting), 10 rebounds, 14 assists

  • Game 2: 41 points (16-28 shooting), 11 rebounds, 4 assists

  • Game 3: 32 points (12-21 shooting), 21 rebounds, 10 assists

  • Game 4: 23 points (8-19 shooting), 12 rebounds, 4 assists

  • Game 5: 28 points (12-16 shooting), 16 rebounds, 4 assists

Jimmy Butler stats

  • Game 1: 13 points (6-14 shooting), 7 rebounds, 7 assists

  • Game 2: 21 points (7-19 shooting), 4 rebounds, 9 assists

  • Game 3: 28 points (11-24 shooting), 2 rebounds, 4 assists

  • Game 4: 25 points (9-17 shooting), 7 rebounds, 7 assists

  • Game 5: 21 points (5-18 shooting), 3 rebounds, 5 assists

All the NBA Finals celebrities

Championship time always brings out the celebrities, with some random sightings frequent. The winner of the "why's he there?" award so far goes to Ken Jeong, widely known for his role as Leslie Chow in "The Hangover" movies. He was courtside at Ball Arena for Game 1 and even did an Instagram shoutout for the Nuggets.

Other celebrity sightings so far:

  • Rapper DJ Khaled

Miami Heat history, owners

The Heat have won the NBA championship three times, in 2006 and then back-to-back in 2012 and 2013.

The Heat are owned by Micky Arison, who is the chairman of Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise ship operator.

Denver Nuggets history, owners

The Nuggets have never won an NBA Championship and are playing in the Finals for the first time in franchise history.

The team is owned by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, founded by Stan Kroenke.

Kroenke owns the NHL's Colorado Avalanche (who won the Stanley Cup in 2022), the NFL's Los Angeles Rams (who won the Super Bowl in 2021), Arsenal of the English Premier League, the Colorado Rapids of the MLS and several other smaller teams.

Follow sports reporter Kevin Lytle on Twitter and Instagram @Kevin_Lytle.

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