Denver Nuggets into the NBA western conference final

Denver Nuggets will play either LA Lakers or Golden State Warriors in the western conference final after seeing off the Phoenix Suns in the semi finals . Nikola Jokic scored 32 points as the Nuggets wrapped up a 4-2 series win .

The Nuggets, who have never reached the NBA Finals, beat the Suns 125-100.

Jokic recorded 12 assists and 10 rebounds, while Jamal Murray scored 26 points for Denver.

In their Western Conference semi-final, the Lakers lead Golden State 3-2 with game six in Los Angeles at 05:00 EAT on Saturday.

It is the first time the Nuggets have reached the Western Conference finals since 2020, where they lost to the Lakers.

In the Eastern Conference semi-finals, the Boston Celtics forced a series decider as they held off the Philadelphia 76ers 95-86 in game six .

The 76ers, who have not reached the conference finals since 2001, will travel to Boston for game seven on Sunday.

Jayson Tatum scored 16 of his 19 points for the Celtics in the final quarter as they held off a late 76ers comeback.

Miami Heat and New York Knicks play game six early on Saturday and a win for Miami will mean they book a place in the Eastern conference final.

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