How to Watch Heat-Celtics, 2023 Eastern Conference Finals Live Without Cable




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The 2023 NBA Playoffs continue with another entry into the Miami Heat-Boston Celtics rivalry in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Led by Jimmy Butler, the Miami Heat are the 8th seed in the East and they shocked the world after defeating Giannis Antetokounmpo and the No. 1 seed Milwaukee Bucks, 4-2, in the opening round. As an encore presentation, the Heat battled the 5th-seeded New York Knicks in the Conference Semi-finals and left them devastated after another 4-2 upset.

For the Boston Celtics, the dynamic duo of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown led them the 2-seed in the East. They dismantled the No. 7 seed Atlantic Hawks in the opening round, 4-2, and embarrassed Joel Embiid and the 76ers in the second round after winning a Game 7 blowout, 112-88.

Since the 2020 NBA Playoffs, the Celtics and Heat have met in the Eastern Conference Finals two times. In 2020, commonly known as the “Bubble” year, the Heat won, 4-2, before losing to the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals. When the pair met in the 2022 Eastern Conference Finals, the Heat were a Butler shot away, however, the Celtics won Game 7, and ended up losing to the Golden State Warriors in the Finals.

For those that will not be in attendance in Boston or Miami, you can find out how to watch the 2023 Eastern Conference Finals live without cable, below.

Games, Time, & Channels

Boston Celtics (2) vs. Miami Heat (8) (2023 Eastern Conference Finals)

Heat lead 3-1

  • Game 1: Heat 123 at Celtics 116 | Wednesday, May 17 | 8:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 2: Heat 111 vs. Celtics 105 | Friday, May 19 | 8:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 3: Celtics 102 at Heat 128 | Sunday, May 21 | 8:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 4: Celtics 116 at Heat 99 | Tuesday, May 23 | 8:30 ET, TNT
  • *Game 5: Heat at Celtics | Thursday, May 25 | 8:30 ET, TNT
  • *Game 6: Celtics at Heat | Saturday, May 27 | 8:30 ET, TNT
  • *Game 7: Heat at Celtics | Monday, May 29 | 8:30 ET, TNT

*if necessary

How to Watch the 2023 Eastern Conference Finals Live Without Cable

You can watch stream each minute of the showdown between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics throughout the 2023 Eastern Conference Finals on TNT live on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and other compatible devices with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAMHulu + Live TVSling TV, and YouTube TV.

Watch Eastern Conference Finals Live For Free

If you’re looking to watch NBA playoff games live for free on TNT then DIRECTV STREAM may be an option for you. New subscribers can try the service out for 5 days for free.

You can find out more about each streaming service, below.

Watch the Eastern Conference Finals Live on DIRECTV STREAM

Stream Jimmy Butler and Jayson Tatum head-to-head when the Celtics take on the Heat during the Eastern Conference Finals with DIRECTV STREAM. The Entertainment package includes TNT, and over 75 channels, so viewers can watch each moment on the hardwood, and more for only $74.99 per month. There are no contracts, no hidden fees, and a subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage.

New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.


Watch the Eastern Conference Finals Live on Hulu + Live TV

Skip the high cost of cable and stream TNT and over 85 channels on Hulu + Live TV for $69.99 per month. The service offers unlimited access to the Hulu library, Disney+, and live sports on ESPN+ for no additional charge. Record your favorite moments during the ECFs and much more for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR storage.

Sign up for Hulu + Live TV

Watch the Eastern Conference Finals Live on Sling TV

TNT is available on Sling at an affordable price. Starting at $40 per month, subscribers can watch all of the Celtics-Heat games and over 40 channels with 50 hours of DVR storage to record the biggest moments of the series.

New subscribers can get $10 off of their first month.

Sign up for Sling TV

Watch the Eastern Conference Finals Live on YouTube TV

Stream over 100 channels, including the Eastern Conference Finals on TNT with YouTube TV for only $72.99 per month. The service includes unlimited DVR which will allow you to rewatch each selection and the ability to share 6 accounts per household.

Sign up for YouTube TV

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