The Heat initially dominated the series by taking a 3-0 lead, but the Celtics put up a strong fight and managed to win Games 4, 5, and 6.
Now, the Heat will face off against the Denver Nuggets in the Finals.
This marks the Nuggets’ first-ever appearance in the Finals, while the Heat will be making their seventh franchise appearance and their first since the 2020 bubble season. The Nuggets are aiming to win their first championship in franchise history, while the Heat are looking to secure their fourth title.
Miami’s unexpected journey to the Finals as the No. 8 seed has astonished the basketball world, making them the first team to achieve this since the Knicks in 1999.
Get ready for an epic clash between the Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic and the Heat’s Jimmy Butler in the highly-anticipated 2023 NBA Finals, with game 1 set for Thursday, 01 June 2023.