Nikola Jokic leads Denver to its first-ever NBA title

They waited for 46 years and had to win in the lottery by selecting Nikola Jokic in the second round of the 2014 NBA draft, but the Denver Nuggets finally got their first-ever NBA title after beating the Miami Heat 94 to 89 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

Joker became the first player to finish with a Finals average of 30.2 points, 14 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game, winning the MVP award.

He also became the first player in NBA history to lead all players in points, rebounds and assists in a single postseason.

The Serbian superstar finished the game with 28 points, 16 rebounds and four assists, Jamal Murray added 14 points, eight rebounds and eight assists and Michael Porter Jr. had 16 points and 13 rebounds as the Nuggets got the job done in an ugly game .

Denver made only 5/28 triples and 13/23 free throws, but in the end the result is all that matters with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scoring a total of 11 points and hitting two key free throws, bringing the score to 92-89 with closing seconds. Bruce Brown also made two more (94-89) for a total of 10 points.

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