How to watch the NBA Finals on ABC and ESPN
This is the third consecutive NBA Finals between the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. This is the 15th consecutive time ESPN has produced the NBA Finals on ABC. The NBA Finals will be available on ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio, ESPN3 and the ESPN App. Don’t have ESPN? Click here to subscribe today and get instant access.
2017 NBA Opening Night
On opening night, the Warriors were stunned in Oakland and the Celtics’ high hopes took a tumble.
Where can I watch the NBA Finals?
The 2017 NBA Finals are airing exclusively on ABC, with Game 5 starting at 9 p.m. ET on Monday. The longest-tenured NBA Finals broadcast team — Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson and Doris Burke, entering their eighth Finals together — will call the series. Officiating analyst Steve Javie will also provide his expertise.
ESPN will utilize several different cameras for its NBA Finals on ABC presentation, including several robotic cameras, various point-of-view cameras, shot-clock and hallway cameras, and more.
ESPN will also apply its mobile LED screen on court during broadcast previews. The production open will feature Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar.
SportsCenter on the Road, NBA Countdown, First Take and The Jump will be broadcasting live from the site of this highly anticipated Finals trilogy.
How do I watch the NBA Finals on my phone?
The NBA Finals will be available to stream on mobile devices using the ESPN App. ESPN3 will also provide a second-screen digital offering to viewers during NBA Finals pregame and postgame coverage, including a live look at pregame warm-ups and layup lines, plus natural sound from the arena prior to the game. Additionally, ESPN3 will carry postgame news conferences and exclusive postgame shows featuring several top commentators. Pregame warm-ups and postgame news conferences will also be available via the ESPN App.
How do I listen to the NBA Finals on radio?
The Finals will be available on ESPN Radio, and the team of Marc Kestecher, Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer/analyst Hubie Brown and reporter Marc Stein will describe the action. This is the 22nd season for ESPN Radio as the exclusive national radio broadcast home of the NBA Finals. Coverage will also include a pregame on-site studio show hosted by Kevin Winter with analyst Jon Barry.