Denver Nuggets win first NBA championship title in Game 5

In Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Denver Nuggets defeated the Miami Heat 94-89 to claim their first NBA title. The game was played at Ball Arena in Denver.

The Nuggets were led by two-time MVP Nikola Joki, who had a game-high 28 points and 16 rebounds.

After the game, he told ABC that the team had put in "an amazing effort." "That game was horrible. Despite our inability to make shots, we eventually learned how to defend.

The Serbian center won the Bill Russell Award for Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals, becoming the first center to do so since Shaquille O'Neal of the Lakers in 2002.

A mass shooting that took place in downtown Denver hours after the game injured at least nine people. Crowds had congregated there to celebrate the city's first NBA championship.

Joki, who is quickly becoming one of the best centers in basketball history, was praised as "a great person" by Nuggets coach Michael Malone after the team's triumph in Game 5.

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