Jokic and Murray Lead Nuggets to Victory in Game 3 Against Heat

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Jokic and Murray Lead Nuggets to Victory in Game 3 Against Heat

Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray powered the Denver Nuggets to a 117-114 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The dynamic duo combined for 67 points, leading the Nuggets to a 2-1 series lead.

The Denver Nuggets took a commanding 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals with a thrilling 117-114 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday night. Led by the dynamic duo of Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray, the Nuggets were able to overcome a late surge from the Heat to take the win. 

Jokic was brilliant throughout the game, finishing with 38 points, 16 rebounds and 9 assists. His performance was highlighted by an impressive buzzer-beater three-pointer that put the Nuggets up by two points with just seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. Murray also had an outstanding performance, finishing with 29 points and 8 assists. He also made several key shots down the stretch to help seal the victory for Denver. 

The Nuggets were able to withstand a late rally from Miami, who were led by Jimmy Butler’s triple-double performance of 22 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds. Goran Dragic also had a strong showing, finishing with 27 points and 7 assists. 

The win puts Denver in a great position heading into Game 4 on Tuesday night. With Jokic and Murray playing at such a high level, it looks like the Nuggets may be on their way to their first NBA Championship in franchise history.