The NBA conference semifinals continue on Friday night, with a pair of teams looking to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the series. Game one is scheduled for 7 pm ET (4 pm PT) and features the Miami Heat against the Philadelphia 76ers, who at press time are still without injured star center Joel Embiid. As of Friday afternoon, there was some hope that Embiid might return for tonight’s game.
The second game of the night has the Phoenix Suns visiting the Dallas Mavericks, with the Suns looking to continue to show why they are the reigning Western Conference champions. The initial notice for that contest is called at 9:30 pm ET (6:30 pm PT).
Both Game 3 matchups will air on ESPN. With, cord cutters can watch, no cable subscription required. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch or stream the 2022 NBA playoffs.
Frequently asked questions about the NBA playoffs
What is the 2022 NBA playoff conference semifinals schedule?
Here’s the schedule for today and tomorrow, including the status of the series. Visit NBA.com to see the complete schedule.
Friday, May 6
- Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers, 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT) on ESPN (Heat lead 2-0)
- Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks, 9:30 p.m. ET (6:30 p.m. PT) on ESPN (Suns lead 2-0)
Saturday, May 7
- Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 3:30 p.m. ET (12:30 p.m. PT) on ABC (Series tied 1-1)
- Memphis Grizzlies vs. Golden State Warriors, 8:30 p.m. ET (5:30 p.m. PT) on ABC (Series tied 1-1)
Sunday, May 8
- Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks, Game 4, 3:30 p.m. ET (12:30 p.m. PT) on ESPN
- Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers, Game 4, 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) on TNT
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What channels will broadcast the playoff games?
The NBA playoffs will air on a collection of networks including ABC, ESPN and TNT.
The NBA Finals will begin on June 2 and will air on ABC.
How can I stream the games on my phone?
If you have a live TV streaming service (such as Sling TV, YouTube TV, or one of the following), you can use their app. If you have cable or satellite, you can use your provider’s app or one of the following (after signing in with your cable provider’s credentials):
- For the TNT games, you will need the see TNT application Click on the “person” icon at the bottom right and sign in to the “Sign in with your TV provider” section.
- For ESPN and ABC games, use the ESPN app Click the gear icon in the upper right corner and then select “Manage TV Provider”.
In all cases, you will need to have a TV package that includes ABC, ESPN, and TNT in order to watch NBA playoff games with these apps.
How to watch and live stream the 2022 NBA playoffs
Since all of these games are broadcast nationally, the best way to watch all the basketball action live, without cable, is with a.
YouTube TV costs $65 a month and offers all the channels you’ll need for basketball.
Sling TV’s Orange plan includes ESPN and TNT. While Sling doesn’t have access to ABC, you can watch those games using the simulcast available on ESPN3.
DirecTV Stream’s cheapest $70/month Plus package includes ESPN, ABC and TNT.
Hulu Plus Live TV costs $70 a month and streams ESPN, ABC, and TNT.
FuboTV costs $70 per month and also includes ABC and ESPN but not TNT.
Most live TV streaming services offer a free trial or discounts for the first month, let you cancel at any time, and all require a strong internet connection. Looking for more information? Take a look at our.