#8 HEAT at #1 NUGGETS | FULL GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS | June 4, 2023
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The Miami Heat defeated the Denver Nuggets in Game 2, 111-108. Gabe Vincent recorded a team-high 23 points for the Heat, while Bam Adebayo (21 points, 9 rebounds) and Jimmy Butler (21 points, 9 assists) added a combined 42 points in the victory. Nikola Jokic led all scorers with 41 points and 11 rebounds for the Nuggets. This best-of-seven series is now tied, 1-1, with Game 3 taking place on Wednesday, June 7 (8:30 p.m. ET, ABC).
Nikola Jokic is the 1st Center in NBA history to record 500+ points and 100+ assists in a single postseason.
Nikola Jokic is the 6th Center in NBA history to record 500+ points in a single postseason, joining:
Shaquille O'Neal (1995, 2000, 2002)
Hakeem Olajuwon (1994, 1995)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1974, 1984)
Patrick Ewing (1994)
Moses Malone (1981)
Nikola Jokic is now the 6th player in NBA history to record 25+ points and 10+ rebounds in their first two career Finals games, joining:
Tim Duncan (1999)
Shaquille O’Neal (1995)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1971)
Willis Reed (1970)
Hal Greer (1967)
Gabe Vincent, Jimmy Butler, and Bam Adebayo are the first Heat trio to each record 20+ points in a Finals game since:
Ray Allen, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade on 06/16/2023
Nikola Jokic’s 68 points through his first two games are tied for the 3rd most points through a players first two career Finals game in NBA history:
Allen Iverson (2001): 71 points
Michael Jordan (1991): 69 points
Kevin Durant (2017): 68 points
Nikola Jokic (2023): 68 points