How to Watch Mavericks vs. Celtics Game 1 | 2024 NBA Finals Live on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV & More on June 6




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Four victories will decide a new NBA champion as the Boston Celtics take on the Dallas Mavericks in the 2024 NBA Finals. Beginning tonight at TD Garden Arena, the Eastern and Western Conference champions will go head-to-head in a best-of-seven series. Since 2002, ABC has broadcast the NBA Finals and will again this year.

The Mavericks last made an NBA Finals trip in 2011, in which, they defeated LeBron James and the Miami Heat to capture their first Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. Head coach Jason Kidd, who played on that 2011 team, has led this new generation of Mavs back to the champion series. The dynamic duo of Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving has made the Western Conference champions and No. 5 seed hard to stop due to their offensive skills. The Mavs have also seen big contributions from their bench and role players, including mid-season acquisitions P.J. Washington (acquired from the Charlotte Hornets) and Daniel Gafford (acquired from the Washington Wizards).

In 2008, the Boston Celtics won their 17th championship, which ties them with the LA Lakers for most all-time. This will be their third NBA Finals appearance since then and the second with the longtime duo of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. In 2022, Brown, Tatum, and the Celtics were defeated by the Golden State Warriors, 4-2, in the championship series. This year’s team is revamped with additional pieces of former Maverick and Doncic teammate Kristaps Porzingis, and NBA champion Jrue Holiday, which helped push Boston to the top seed of the Eastern Conference.

Don’t miss out on any of the games between the Mavericks and Celtics by finding out how to watch the 2024 NBA Finals without cable, below.

When to Watch

Game 1: Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics (2024 NBA Finals)

How to Watch the 2024 NBA Finals Live Without Cable TV

Streaming the 2024 NBA Finals between the Mavericks and Celtics on ABC and ESPN2 is easier than ever, you can watch the network live on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and other compatible devices with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAMFuboHulu + Live TVSling TV, and YouTube TV.

ABC is also available to watch for free with an antenna and AntennaWeb is a great tool to find out which ABC affiliates are in your area.

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

Watch the NBA Finals Live on DIRECTV STREAM

For only $79.99 per month, the Entertainment plan from DIRECTV STREAM, you can watch all of the 2024 NBA Finals games live on ABC, ESPN2, and over 90 channels. There are no contracts, no hidden fees, and a subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage. Add the Sports Pack or upgrade to the Choice plan to unlock NBA TV.

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


Watch the NBA Finals Live on Sling TV

Subscribe to Sling Orange & Blue to stream the NBA Finals on ABC (select market), and ESPN2 in a lineup of over 40 channels, starting at $55 per month. Record the playoff games and your favorite shows and movies with 50 hours of DVR storage.

New subscribers can get half off their first month for a limited time.

Sign up for Sling TV

Watch the NBA Finals Live On Fubo

Known as a sports-oriented streaming service, you can find ABC and all of the ESPN family of networks on Fubo. The Pro plan starts at $79.99 per month and includes over 190 channels and 100+ live sporting events.

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.

Sign up for Fubo

Watch the NBA Finals Live on Hulu + Live TV

ABC, and ESPN2 are part of a channel lineup of over 95 channels. For only $76.99 per month, the service offers unlimited access to the Hulu library, Disney+, and live sports on ESPN+ for no additional charge. Record your favorite shows, movies, and much more for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR storage.

New subscribers can try Hulu + Live TV for free for three days for a limited time.

Sign up for Hulu + Live TV

Watch the NBA Finals Live on YouTube TV

Stream over 100 channels, including ABC, and ESPN2 with YouTube TV for only $72.99 per month. The service includes unlimited DVR which allows you to rewatch your library of content and the ability to share 6 accounts per household.

Sign up for YouTube TV

2024 NBA Finals Schedule

DateTime (ET)GameWhere to
Thursday, June 68:30 p.m.Game 1: Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston CelticsABC
Sunday, June 98 p.m.Game 2: Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston CelticsABC
Wednesday, June 128:30 p.m.Game 3: Boston Celtics vs. Dallas MavericksABC, ESPN2
Friday, June 148:30 p.m.Game 4: Boston Celtics vs. Dallas MavericksABC
Monday, June 178:30 p.m.Game 5*: Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston CelticsABC
Thursday, June 208:30 p.m.Game 6*: Boston Celtics vs. Dallas MavericksABC
Sunday, June 238 p.m.Game 7*: Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston CelticsABC
*If necessary

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