Fans can watch the game live on Sling TV, YouTube TV, FuboTV, Hulu Plus Live TV or AT&T TV with no cable subscription required.
The action shifts back to Milwaukee for Game 6, with tipoff for tonight’s contest scheduled for 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET) on ABC. Here’s everything you need to know to stream the action, no cable required.
Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks will look to win the franchise’s second-ever NBA title and close out the Suns on Tuesday night.
The 2021 NBA playoffs started May 22, and the 2021 NBA Finals started on July 6. As in past years, each playoff series requires four games to win and runs up to seven games. The Suns have the home-court advantage due to their superior regular-season record.
Here’s the schedule for the NBA Finals, via NBA.com.
Tuesday, July 20 (Game 6)
Thursday, July 22 (Game 7, if necessary)
Nearly all of the five major live TV streaming services offer ABC (all but Sling TV), but not every service carries your local ABC station, so check the links below to make sure it’s available in your area. Sling, to its credit, will be simulcasting the ABC games on ESPN3, so you will be able to stream the games on its service.
Our top picks? For the most complete option — and a better app — check out YouTube TV. If you want to get all the games for the cheapest rate, Sling TV is the pick.
Since the games will all air on ABC, if you don’t want to use a streaming service you can order an antenna and catch the games that way.
Google’s live TV streaming service offers ABC for $65 per month.
Read our YouTube TV review.
Sling TV’s Orange package runs $35 per month. While it does not carry ABC, Sling says it will simulcast the games that air on ABC via ESPN3.
Read our Sling TV review.
Hulu Plus Live TV costs $65 a month and includes ABC.
Read our Hulu Plus Live TV review.
AT&T TV’s basic Entertainment package costs $70 and carries ABC.
Read our AT&T TV review.
FuboTV offers ABC as part of its $65-per-month Basic plan.
Read our FuboTV review.
Whereas the 2020 playoffs took place in a Walt Disney World bubble in Orlando, Florida, the NBA has played its 2020-21 season in regular arenas with fans increasingly coming back to stadiums as local COVID-19 restrictions have eased. Fans are allowed at playoff games this year, and both the Bucks and the Suns are welcoming near-capacity crowds for the Finals.