NBA Finals TV and Live Streams – How to Watch the 2023 Final Series

NBA Finals TV and Live Streams – How to Watch the 2023 Final Series
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The NBA Finals are here. After an exciting postseason full of surprises, one unexpected team: The No. 8 seeded Miami Heat, will take on the No. 1 seed Denver Nuggets with the Larry O’Brien Trophy on the line.

The series begins on Thursday, June 1, in Denver with tipoff slated for 8:30 p.m. ET. In this article, we’ll explain where to watch the NBA Finals in English-speaking countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia.

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NBA Finals Schedule

ABC will broadcast every contest of the finals. Games 5-7 will be played if necessary.

  • Game 1: Thursday, June 1 – 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 2: Sunday, June 4 – 8:00 p.m. ET
  • Game 3: Wednesday, June 7 – 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Friday, June 9 – 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 5: Monday, June 12 – 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 6: Thursday, June 15 – 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 7: Sunday, June 18 – 8:00 p.m. ET

NBA Finals Streams in English-speaking Countries

There are different ways to watch the 2023 NBA Finals on TV including through cable, streaming or with an antenna.

United States

Via Antenna (Free)

Anyone in the United States who owns an over-the-air TV antenna can watch the NBA Finals for free on ABC if they live within a certain distance of the local affiliate’s ABC broadcast tower.


If you want to watch two or three games of the NBA Finals without paying for a streaming service, FuboTV is a great option. The service can be tried out for free for seven days. After a week, the price increases to $70 each month.

FuboTV, which also offers bundles for FOX, NBC, CBS, and ESPN, focuses mostly on sports. Additionally, it has channels that show a wide range of other shows.

DirecTV Stream

If you’re searching for a streaming service that provides a little bit of everything, DIRECTV STREAM can be a viable option. The NBA Finals live streaming on ABC can be seen by subscribing to DirecTV’s entertainment package. For $74.99 per month, the subscription includes over 75 channels, including TNT, NBC, FOX and ESPN.

New users can sample the service by signing up for a free five-day trial.

Hulu + Live TV

The NBA Finals are accessible on Hulu. The cost of their live TV package, which includes additional sports channels to watch professional leagues like the NFL and MLB, is $70 per month.

United Kingdom

Sky Sports

Sky Sports will be the “home” of the NBA Finals live streams in the U.K. Both Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Main Event will broadcast every game in the Nuggets vs. Heat series.

Users can pay £34.99 per month to have access to 11 Sky Sports channels which show sports leagues such as the Premier League, PGA Tour and F1 Racing. A day pass is also available for £9.99.



The 2023 NBA Finals will be broadcasted to Canada via “The Sports Network” (TSN).

Canadians can pay about CAN$49.99 a month for a cable subscription or subscribe to a streaming service such as Fubo TV which offers access to the service.


Kayo Sports

Australians can watch the NBA Finals live on Kayo Sports. Users also have the alternative option of subscribing to ESPN Australia.

Kayo provides a 14-day free trial, which covers at least the first five games of the NBA Finals.

Pricing options (per month)

Kayo One: $25 

Kayo Basic: $30

Kayo Premium: $35

Kayo Basic allows two active streams to be played simultaneously and the premium plan enables three.

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