The semifinals for the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament have arrived and the Indiana Pacers will take on the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference bracket. The Pelicans will take on the Lakers in the late game out West. T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will be home to all the action on the hardwood as each team looks to advance to the Finals.
There is big money on the line to give players an incentive to take these regular season games during tournament play more seriously. Each player was awarded $50,000 for making the quarterfinals and $100,000 for reaching the semis. Tonight’s winners will head to the finals, and receive $200,000, and with the winning team receiving an additional $500,000 and the inaugural NBA Cup.
In addition to prize money, the NBA’s broadcast partners have teamed up to make today’s semifinal games a special event. Studio coverage will consist of a collaboration of ESPN and TNT talent as NBA on TNT stalwarts, Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, and Charles Barkley will appear on ESPN NBA Countdown to join Malika Andrews, Stephen A. Smith, Michael Wilbon, Bob Myers, and Adrian Wojnarowski. Plus the commentary teams on both networks will collaborate during each game.
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“Freak Time” duo Damian Lillard and Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way for the Bucks after making quick work of the New York Knicks in the quarterfinals. Tyrese Haliburton led the Pacers as they upset the Boston Celtics to secure their spot.
LeBron James and the Lakers defeated division rivals Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, and the Phoenix Suns to advance to the semifinal rounds. The Pelicans, led by Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram won a gritty contest against the Sacramento Kings to lock in their stay in fabulous Las Vegas.
There is a lot of money on the line tonight in Las Vegas, and cord cutters can find out how to watch live NBA In-Season Tournament games, below.
How to Watch NBA In-Season Tournament Live Without Cable TV
Stream the excitement of the NBA In-Season Tournament on TNT and ESPN by signing up for a live TV streaming service. You can live stream the show on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or any other compatible device with DIRECTV STREAM, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV. The B/R Sports add-on will stream live NBA games via Max.
Below, you can learn more about each streaming service to see which fits your budget and needs.
Stream the NBA In-Season Tournament With DIRECTV STREAM
Boasting a lineup of over 75 channels, the Entertainment plan from DIRECTV STREAM includes live the drama of the NBA In-Season Tournament on TNT and ESPN for only $69.98 per month for the first two months for new subscribers.
Record your favorite movies, shows, and the biggest plays of the tournament with unlimited DVR. Everyone can watch simultaneously with unlimited devices on their home network and up to 3 devices on the go with every plan.
New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.
Stream the NBA In-Season Tournament With Sling TV
As for those who need something that’s more affordable than other streaming services, Sling TV makes the most sense. The service offers plans for as low as $40 per month, which makes it almost twice as affordable as the other streaming options but the choice of channels is slightly more limited.
The Sling Orange plan gives you access to 30+ channels, including ESPN and TNT. And the Sling Blue plan comes with 40+ channels, including TNT. To get the best of both, you need the $55 per month, Sling Orange & Blue plan.
Each Sling plan offers 50 hours of DVR, Sling Blue allows you to stream on up to 3 channels simultaneously, while Sling Orange allows a single stream, however, Sling Orange & Blue gives you access to up to 4 simultaneous streams.
Save 50% on your first month of Sling TV for a limited time.
Stream the NBA In-Season Tournament With Fubo
Known as a sports-oriented streaming service, you can find all of the ESPN family of networks on Fubo. The Pro plan starts at $74.99 per month and includes the NBA In-Season Tournament on ESPN in a lineup of over 150 channels and 100+ live sporting events. You can stream live games on TNT with Max and the Bleacher Report Sports add-on.
Each Fubo plan includes on-demand shows and movies, the ability to record up to 1000 hours with cloud DVR, and you can stream on 10 screens simultaneously.
New subscribers can try Fubo for free and you can save $20 on your first month.
Stream NBA In-Season Tournament With Hulu + Live TV
As a Disney-owned streaming service, Hulu + Live TV is the perfect place to watch the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament on ESPN, TNT and much more for only $76.99 per month. In addition to live channels, thousands of hours of on-demand content is available to stream on Disney+ and Hulu’s library. Plus, don’t miss any ESPN+ exclusive games or sports as it is also included in the membership.
Rewatch your favorite movies and shows for up to 9 months with unlimited cloud DVR, and watch on up to 2 screens simultaneously.
Stream the NBA In-Season Tournament With YouTube TV
With a robust lineup of over 100 live channels, stream the NBA In-Season Tournament on ESPN and TNT for only $72.99 per month on YouTube TV. Plus, you can record with unlimited DVR and save your content for up to 9 months.
Other Ways to Stream the NBA In-Season Tournament
The NBA In-Season Tournament is also available to stream on Max. NBA games that air on TNT or Turner Sports networks can be found on Max with the B/R Sports add-on.
How to Stream Each NBA Team
You can find out how to watch each NBA team live, including on their RSN, below.
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