Nuggets Heading To The NBA Finals

Chance Meili, Journalist

The Denver Nuggets Have Defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals. They swept them, winning the first 4 games and sending the Lakers fans home shocked. Game one was led by Jokic, he finished the game with 34 points, 21 rebounds and 14 assists and they were up for most of the game but the Lakers made a run and the Nuggets ended up only winning by 6. Game 2 was led by Jamal Murray, his first playoffs since the bubble in 2020. He finished the game with 37 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. He nuggets would barely squeak out the win, winning by 5. Game 3 in Los Angeles was also led by Jamal Murray with 37 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Game 4 the Nuggets trailed by 14 points at the half, But Jokic led the team to the comeback 113-111. He finished with 30 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists. The Nuggets are heading to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. They are most likely going to play the Miami Heat, an 8 seed that has upset a lot of good teams during these playoffs. The Heat are up 3-1 in their series vs the Celtics. The Nuggets and their fans have high hopes to bring home a championship but we will have to wait and see.