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Miami Heat vs. Denver Nuggets: How to Watch the NBA Finals Live

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Over 1,000 regular season games have led to this moment — the 2023 NBA Finals. The Miami Heat and the Denver Nuggets have proven themselves to be the best of the best this season, but which team will be crowned the top dog?

The Denver Nuggets are currently leading series (3 – 1) with Game 5 of the NBA Finals happening Monday, June 12 at 8:30 p.m. EST on ABC. Will the Nuggets take it all tonight or can Miami keep the series going another day?

You’ll have to watch the NBA Finals on Hulu to find out — here’s how.  

How to Watch the NBA Finals 

Get Started: 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. Put on your lucky jersey and watch the NBA Finals live starting Thursday, June 1. 

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

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When Are the NBA Finals?

Thursday, June 1 – Sunday, June 18 

The winners of the Eastern (Miami Heat) and Western (Denver Nuggets) conferences will go head-to-head in the best of seven games. The finals begin on Thursday, June 1, and could potentially go as late as Sunday, June 18, depending on who wins early in the series. 

Check out the full NBA Finals schedule on ESPN

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.

What Times Are the NBA Finals?

Heads up — start times for the NBA Finals are earlier this year than in the past, including weekday games starting at 8:30 p.m. EST and Sunday games starting at 8:00 p.m. EST. 

Game 1: Thursday, June 1, 8:30 p.m. EST (DENVER)

Game 2: Sunday, June 4, 8 p.m. EST (MIAMI)

Game 3: Wednesday, June 7, 8:30 p.m. EST

Game 4: Friday, June 9, 8:30 p.m. EST

Game 5*: Monday, June 12, 8:30 p.m. EST

Game 6*: Thursday, June 15, 8:30 p.m. EST

Game 7*: Sunday, June 18, 8 p.m. EST

*If necessary

Who Is Winning the NBA Finals?

The series is currently tied (1 – 1).

Who Won the NBA Finals 2022?

Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics in a 4-2 series to win the NBA Finals for the 2021/2022 season.

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