With three rounds of the NBA Playoffs in the books, a mere four victories separate the final two teams — the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors — from hoisting the coveted Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. Can Stephen Curry and the Warriors secure their third straight title and their fourth championship in five years, or will the Raptors find gold in their first-ever trip to the finals? It all starts Thursday, May 30, at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto; basketball fans, this is what you’ve waited for since October.
While the NBA’s popularity knows no boundaries, the same can’t be said for the broadcasts. Whether it’s your boss coming down on you for watching at work, your decision to cut cable or some other obstacle, it’s not always easy to get your NBA fix. We feel your pain, so we’ve compiled this guide detailing how you can stream the Finals in the comforts of your own home.
THE FINALS SCHEDULE
Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors
Game 1: Thursday, May 30 – Golden State at Toronto (9 p.m. ET – ABC)
Game 2: Sunday, June 2 – Golden State at Toronto, (8 p.m. ET – ABC)
Game 3: Wednesday, June 5 – Toronto at Golden State, (9 p.m. ET – ABC)
Game 4: Friday, June 7 – Toronto at Golden State, (9 p.m. ET – ABC)
Game 5*: Monday, June 10 – Golden State at Toronto, (9 p.m. ET – ABC)
Game 6*: Thursday, June 15 – Toronto at Golden State, (9 p.m. ET – ABC)
Game 7*: Sunday, June 16 – Golden State at Toronto, (8 p.m. ET – ABC)
HOW TO WATCH THE 2019 NBA FINALS ONLINE WITH CABLE
Livestream on ABC’s website or using the ABC app
ABC offers a livestream of the NBA Finals online if you live in one of a few select markets, including Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham, and San Francisco. Similarly, customers with a DirecTV subscription in areas such as Albuquerque, Boston, Ft. Smith/Fayetteville, Jackson (Mississippi), Kansas City, Milwaukee, Monterey-Salinas, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Pittsburgh, Portland-Auburn (Maine), Savannah, and West Palm Beach can view the ABC livestream. Of course, you’ll need to verify your TV provider beforehand. You can also watch the Finals on your smartphone or tablet with the ABC app — again, if you’re in one of the aforementioned cities — which is available on the following platforms………….Read More>>