They meet again. For the fourth year in a row, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will face off in the NBA Finals. With Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, the Warriors are the heavy favorites to repeat as champs. Standing in their way is LeBron James, who seeks to bring a second title to Cleveland. Let us review your options for watching the best-of-seven series that will crown this year’s NBA champion.
ABC will broadcast the NBA Finals, which you can access with a cable or satellite subscription, or for free with an over-the-air digital antenna. We have a few, cheap suggestions for the best indoor antennas.
Online or streaming
WatchESPN.com and the WatchESPN app will have live streams of the games. To stream the game with WatchESPN, you will need to log in with a pay TV account. If you don’t have a pay TV subscription, you can livestream the games with one of the big five live-TV streaming services if you live in the right market.
DirectTV Now’s cheapest, $35-a-month Live a Little package includes ABC. Click here to check availability of live local channels in your area.
Hulu with Live TV
Hulu with Live TV costs $40 a month and includes ABC. Check to see which live channels Hulu offers in your area.
PlayStation Vue’s $40-a-month Access plan includes ABC. Channel lineups vary by region, so check out which live, local networks you get on the PlayStation Vue Plans page.
You’ll need to pay $5 extra a month for the Broadcast Extra package on top of Sling TV’s $20-a-month Orange package to get ABC. Click here to see if you can get a live feed of ABC in your area.