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Celtics vs. Mavericks: How to Watch the NBA Finals Live on ABC With Hulu

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Over 1,000 regular season games have led to this very moment — the 2024 NBA Finals. The Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks have proven themselves to be the best of the best this season, but which team will be crowned number one in the league? You’ll have to stream the NBA Finals to find out.

Game 5 is Monday, June 17 at 08:30 p.m. EST on ABC. Here’s how to watch the NBA Finals without cable on Hulu. 

How to Watch the NBA Finals 

Stream the NBA Finals With Hulu + Live TV

Don’t miss your shot at reliable, live coverage of the NBA Finals. Here’s how to get started with Hulu + Live TV:

  1. Sign up, or log in with your Hulu credentials if you’re already subscribed (current Hulu subscribers can switch to Live TV in the Account menu).
  2. Set up any Live TV-supported devices, such as Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, LG TV, Mac and PC browsers, PlayStation, Roku, Samsung TV, VIZIO, Xbox, and more.
  3. Enter your zip code to find local live TV availability for your local ABC affiliate.
  4. Let Hulu bring courtside seats to you — wherever you are — when the NBA Finals start Thursday, June 6. 

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts, and additional terms apply.

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What Channel Are the NBA Finals On?


The NBA Finals will air live on ABC. Check your zip code for your local listings and availability to watch it live with Hulu + Live TV.*

Watch the NBA Finals Live

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts, and additional terms apply.

When Are the NBA Finals?

Thursday, June 6, 2024 – Sunday, June 23, 2024*

The winners of the Eastern and Western conferences will go head-to-head in the best of seven games. The finals begin on Thursday, June 6, and could potentially go as late as Sunday, June 23,* depending on who wins early in the series. 

*If necessary

NBA Finals Dates and Times

Game 1 — Thursday, June 6: Dallas @ Boston, 8:30 p.m. EST 

Game 1 Final Score: Boston: 107, Dallas: 89

Game 2 — Sunday, June 9: Dallas @ Boston, 8:00 p.m. EST

Game 2 Final Score: Boston: 105, Dallas: 98

Game 3 — Wednesday, June 12: Boston @ Dallas, 8:30 p.m. EST 

Game 3 Final Score: Boston: 106, Dallas: 99

Game 4 — Friday, June 14: Boston @ Dallas, 8:30 p.m. ES

Game 4 Final Score: Dallas: 122, Boston: 84

Game 5* —  Monday, June 17: Dallas @ Boston, 8:30 p.m. EST (ABC)

Game 6* — Thursday, June 20: Boston @ Dallas, 8:30 p.m. EST (ABC)

Game 7* — Sunday, June 23: Dallas @ Boston, 8:00 p.m. EST (ABC)

*If necessary

For more information, check out the full NBA Finals schedule on ESPN

Who Is Winning the NBA Finals?

The Boston Celtics are currently leading in the NBA Finals, 3-1. 

Who Won the NBA Finals 2023?


The Denver Nuggets beat the Miami Heat 4-1 in a fivegame series to win the NBA Finals for the 20222023 season. This was the first title win for the Denver Nuggets in franchise history. 

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