DENVER, Colo. (KRDO) -- The mood in the Mile High City is electric Thursday night.
A loyal Colorado fanbase has waited decades for their team to take center stage.
Diehard fans were out in the streets around Ball Arena hours before the Game 1 tip-off between the Nuggets and Heat. A line even formed outside the arena long before it opened.
Then after the Nuggets took the W in Game 1, the excitement in Denver was off the charts.
"On a scale of 1-10? 25," one fan exclaimed.
Game 2 of the Finals is in Denver on Sunday night.