The NBA Finals are set: It's the Heat and the Nuggets for the Larry O'Brien Trophy
The Miami Heat champions of the Eastern Conference even after getting in only as the number 8 seed will take on the top seeded Western Conference champion Denver Nuggets in the NBA Finals. The heat got there by winning game 7 of the east title series in Boston Monday night. It came one year to the day after the Celtics won a game 7 on Miami's floor to claim the east crown. Meanwhile, the nuggets swept the LA Lakers in the west finals to claim their first finals birth in franchise history. The series opens Thursday in Denver. I'm geffen coolbaugh.