How to Watch NBA Finals 2022 Games Live on YouTube TV

How to Watch NBA Finals 2022 Games Live on YouTube TV

The 2022 NBA Finals Presented By YouTubeTV will air exclusively on ABC, beginning with Game 2 on Sunday, June 5, at 9 p.m. ET as the Golden State Warriors and three-time NBA Champion Stephen Curry host the Boston Celtics and Jayson Tatum. This marks the 20th consecutive year ESPN will produce the NBA Finals on ABC, dating back to the 2002-03 event. All NBA Finals games will air on ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes and the ESPN App and Game 1 will include an ESPN2 alternate presentation called NBA Finals: Celebrating 75.

ESPN’s prolific NBA Finals broadcast team will continue its record-setting run this year as Curt Gowdy Media Award-winning play-by-play voice Mike Breen calls the action on ABC. Breen will be joined by analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson, with Lisa Salters reporting and officiating expert Steve Javie available from the NBA Replay Center. The trio of Breen, Van Gundy and Jackson will call their 14th NBA Finals together, expanding upon the record for the most in NBA history as a trio. Salters returns to the NBA Finals as sideline reporter for the second time, having previously held the role in 2006.

How to Stream NBA Games with YouTube TV

Most National Basketball Association (NBA) telecasts will air on your Regional Sports Network (RSN). If you follow your hometown team, more than 80% of their games will air on your local RSN. Whether

Nationally televised games that don’t air on your team’s RSN may air on ESPN, TNT, ABC, or NBA TV. You can get these channels on the lowest tier of almost every Live TV Streaming Service.

During the NBA playoffs games may be exclusively available on ESPN, TNT, or ABC, including the Eastern Conference Finals, Western Conference Finals, and NBA Finals.

To watch your ESPN, TNT, ABC, and NBA TV online without cable, you will need a subscription to one of the major Live TV Streaming Services.

Which NBA Games Can I Stream with YouTube TV?

With YouTube TV, you’ll get all the games on ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV. This means you’ll get NBA on ESPN, NBA on ABC, NBA on TNT, Inside The NBA, and more.

If you want to watch your local team, YouTube TV offers NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Northwest, NBC Sports Philadelphia, and NBC Sports Washington.

They don’t offer streaming of Altitude, AT&T SportsNet Southwest, Fox Sports Arizona, Fox Sports Detroit, Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports Indiana, Fox Sports New Orleans, Fox Sports North, Fox Sports Ohio, Fox Sports Oklahoma, Fox Sports Prime Ticket, Fox Sports Southeast, Fox Sports Southwest, Fox Sports Sun, Fox Sports Wisconsin, MSG, Spectrum SportsNet LA, and YES Network.

Once you subscribe to YouTube TV, you will be able to stream your local NBA games on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon, Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, iOS, and Android.

 

Stream NBA Games with YouTube TV

While YouTube TV has regional sports networks in many markets, it does not offer regional sports in every market. The list below shows every NBA team and if they offer the majority of their games on your local regional sports network.

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Atlanta Hawks
Bally Sports Southeast
Boston Celtics
ABC
Brooklyn Nets
TNT
Charlotte Hornets
Chicago Bulls
NBC Sports Chicago
Cleveland Cavaliers
Dallas Mavericks
TNT
Denver Nuggets
Altitude
Detroit Pistons
Golden State Warriors
ABC
Houston Rockets
Indiana Pacers
LA Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
Memphis Grizzlies
Bally Sports Southeast
Miami Heat
ESPN
Milwaukee Bucks
TNT
Minnesota Timberwolves
Bally Sports North
New Orleans Pelicans
Bally Sports New Orleans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Orlando Magic
Philadelphia 76ers
NBC Sports Philadelphia
Phoenix Suns
TNT
Portland Trail Blazers
Sacramento Kings
San Antonio Spurs
Utah Jazz
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Washington Wizards
Toronto Raptors
NBC Sports Philadelphia

Stream NBA Games with YouTube TV

 

More broadcast records:

  • Mike Breen will call his 17th NBA Finals, the most for play-by-play commentator;
  • Jeff Van Gundy will call his 16th as analyst, the most for a television analyst;
  • Mark Jackson will call his 14th as analyst, the most for a Black game analyst in any major sports championship event.
Date Time (ET) Game Platform(s)
Thu, June 2 9 p.m. Game 1: Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors ABC, ESPN2, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App
Sun, June 5 8 p.m. Game 2: Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App
Wed, June 8 9 p.m. Game 3: Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App
Fri, June 10 9 p.m. Game 4: Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App
Mon, June 13 9 p.m. *Game 5: Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App
Thu, June 16 9 p.m. *Game 6: Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App
Sun, June 19 8 p.m. *Game 7: Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App

*if necessary

Tim Corrigan, ESPN Vice President of Production, will continue to lead game production for the NBA Finals on ABC. Corrigan has been a part of all 20 of ESPN’s NBA Finals productions.