All the info you need to watch the NBA Finals live -- select from all the best cable, satellite or internet TV providers, watch for free over-the-air, or stream the series online with your smart TV, streaming box, mobile phone or tablet.
NBA Finals Watching Guide. Includes all the cable, internet TV and satellite providers carrying NBA Finals games so you can select the best cable package for you. Monthly pricing for all plans are included.
And if you are looking for a spoiler-free schedule of the entire series, this link has you covered:
NBA Finals TV & Streaming Guide - Spoiler Free
For a more complete breakdown, continue below.
TV Channels Airing the NBA Finals
Every game of the NBA Finals will be airing exclusively on ABC.
If you don't have or don't want cable, a digital antenna can get you some local channels at no cost, which depending on your location will include ABC. There's also the old stand by of just going to a bar. No doubt every wing, pizza, and burger joint with a flat screen will be airing all the NBA Finals games.
But if you don't want to rely on a digital antenna or would rather watch from home, the best option is getting access to ABC through a cable, satellite or internet TV provider, all listed next.
Cable & Streaming Options for the NBA Finals
Cable Options -
Cable TV - Cox, Spectrum, Verizon Fios, Xfinity
Satellite TV - DirecTV, Dish Network
Internet TV packages - AT&T TV, AT&T TV Now, Hulu Live TV, TVision Home, Vidgo, YouTubeTV
All of these providers have packages that include ABC, so you will be able to watch the NBA Finals in its entirety. ABC is included in the least expensive packages for every provider.
Or you can see every single cable plan per provider here with monthly pricing to select the plan that works best for you.
Streaming Options -
WatchESPN. ABC and ESPN are a part of the same overall company (Disney), so to stream the games live, use the WatchESPN app. It works on several devices, or you can go straight to that link to stream live on your PC.
If you have a cable subscription, ABC also has a live stream app, but it's only available in certain markets. Use that link to see if you can stream. If so, it will work on your computer or any mobile streaming device, with login credentials.
NBA.com will also be updating the game in real time with their Series Hub page, including - highlight clips, scores, stats and more.