The Denver Nuggets defeated the Miami Heat 94-89 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 12, 2023, to win the championship.

1. The Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat are tied 2-2 in the NBA Finals.

The Nuggets won the series 4-1.Nikola Jokic was named the NBA Finals MVP

Jokic averaged 31.0 points, 13.2 rebounds, and 8.0 assists per game in the series.

Jamal Murray scored 24 points in Game 5.Aaron Gordon added 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Jimmy Butler led the Heat with 27 points.Bam Adebayo had 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Tyler Herro scored 14 points.The Heat were unable to overcome a 16-point deficit in the second half.

 The Nuggets won their first NBA championship since 1993.