By way of the Miami Herald:
Whereas the Miami Warmth ready for Saturday evening’s Recreation 6 of the Jap Convention finals towards the Boston Celtics at Kaseya Middle, the Denver Nuggets had been already getting ready for each the Warmth and Celtics forward of the NBA Finals.
The Nuggets earned that luxurious after finishing the 4-0 sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers within the Western Convention finals on Monday evening. Subsequent up for the Nuggets is Recreation 1 of the NBA Finals on June 1.
“Every spherical we have now one coach devoted to the opponent,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone stated Friday. “So proper now, clearly, we have now two coaches, one engaged on Boston, one engaged on Miami. We now have been speaking about each groups each day.”
The Warmth’s historic playoff run as a No. 8 seed has left Malone impressed. The Warmth already grew to become the sixth No. 8 seed in league historical past to remove a No. 1 seed within the first spherical and the second No. 8 seed in NBA historical past to advance to the convention finals after qualifying for the playoffs by way of the play-in match this yr.