More proof of just how crappy & undeserving the Nuggets are. During the regular season, the Nuggets are +3 net rating per 100 possessions, so they were one 3 pointer away from a tie (per 100 possessions. Miami was -.5. This is what happens when leagues just keep expanding and expanding the number of teams that make the playoffs - eventually you end up with a like Miami that struggled to get above .500 in the playoffs. Then they catch some breaks, play above their true ability and end up in the finals.