NBA Finals Game 1: Miami Heat vs Denver Nuggets (includes video story)

The Miami Heat are ready to take on the Denver Nuggets in the 2023 NBA Finals.

The Heat are listed as underdogs once again, while the Nuggets are favored to win the Finals by 89 percent.

“Nobody is satisfied, we haven’t done anything” said Jimmy Butler, after the Miami Heat’s game against the Boston Celtics. “We don’t just want the Eastern Conference, we play to win the whole thing.”

Denver is looking to win their first championship in franchise history, while Miami is looking for their fourth championship win.

Game 1 of the NBA Finals tips off Thursday, June 1 at 8:30 p.m.

Bryan Lopez is Broadcast Media and Journalism senior at Florida International University. He has two jobs, one being an intern at CBS News Miami as a digital media producer. Some of his passions are sports and writing, and his goal is to become a sports reporter for a South Florida news station.