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The biggest event in basketball is set, as the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics head into the 2022 NBA Finals.
The Warriors’ placement to the Finals — their sixth in the past eight seasons — comes after a 4-1 victory over the Mavericks, while the Celtics enter the competition after defeating the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Of course, both teams will bring their A-game, and fans will likely get some of the best basketball of the year.
Looking to watch the Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals live? Read on. Below is everything you need to know about the 2022 NBA Finals, including how to watch games on live TV, how to stream the Warriors vs. Celtics online, and even a few hacks to watch the NBA Finals online for free.
Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals 2022 Dates, Location
Game one of the 2022 NBA Finals will take place on June 2, and the series will end sometime between June 10 and 19.
The Warriors have a home-court advantage in this year’s Finals thanks to a slightly better regular-season record, so games one and two (and five and seven, if necessary) will take place at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California. Games three and four (and six, if necessary) will happen at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
If you want to see any of the Finals games in person, pick up tickets on VividSeats.com. The ticketing platform has authentic tickets that are guaranteed delivered to you (either digitally or by mail) before the day of the event. Tickets for game one of the Finals are currently at $526, as of writing.
How to Watch Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals on TV
Looking to watch the Celtics vs. Warriors Finals on live TV? You’ll need ABC, which has exclusive broadcasting rights to the 2022 NBA Finals, or ESPN3, which will simulcast Finals games.
How to Watch Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals Online Without Cable
Luckily for any cord-cutting NBA fans, there are a few ways to watch the Warriors vs. Celtics Finals live without cable — and even a couple of ways to stream the NBA Finals for free online. By streaming the NBA Finals, you’ll be able to watch Celtics vs. Warriors games on your streaming devices, smart TV, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
1. Stream Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals on DirecTV Stream
One of our favorite live TV streaming platforms is DirecTV Stream, which is essentially a DirecTV cable package turned into a streaming service. With live access to ABC, DirecTV Stream is a great way to watch the Warriors vs. Celtics Finals online (just be sure to confirm that ABC is offered in your region).
DirecTV Stream costs $69.99 per month, but right now you can get $15 off your first two payments, bringing the price down to $54.99 for the first two months. Better yet, DirecTV Stream offers a five-day free trial before you pay.
2. Stream Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals on fuboTV
fuboTV is another great live TV streaming service. For $69.99 per month, you’ll get live access to ABC, letting you watch the Warriors vs. Celtics Finals on any streaming device. fuboTV also offers a generous seven-day free trial, which can be used to watch the Celtics vs. the Warriors online for free for a limited time.
3. Stream Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals on Sling
The cheapest way to watch the Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals online without cable is Sling. With live access to ESPN3, you’ll be able to watch ABC simulcasts of the 2022 NBA Finals games online.
Sling costs just $35 per month, but right now they’re running a special deal that knocks 50% off your first month’s bill. That means you can stream the Celtics vs. the Warriors series for just $17.50.
4. Stream Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals on Hulu + Live TV
Another way to watch Warriors vs. Celtics games online is Hulu + Live TV. The streaming service gets you access to ABC, as well as over 75 other live TV channels. Hulu+ Live TV also includes a regular Hulu subscription, Disney+, and ESPN+, all for free. The service costs $69.99 a month, but ends up saving you some money considering all the included streaming memberships.
How to Watch Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals Online Free
If you want to stream Celtics vs. Warriors Finals games online for free, take advantage of the free trials from DirecTV Stream and fuboTV. If you combine DirecTV Stream’s five-day free trial and fuboTV’s seven-day free trial, you’ll get 12 days to watch the Warriors vs. Celtics NBA Finals for free online.
Celtics vs. Warriors NBA Finals 2022 Schedule
Ready to stream the Celtics vs. Warriors Finals online? Mark your calendars with the game dates below.
Game 1: Thursday, June 2 at 9 pm ET in San Francisco
Game 2: Sunday, June 5 at 8 pm ET in San Francisco
Game 3: Wednesday, June 8 at 9 pm in Boston
Game 4: Friday, June 10 at 9 pm in Boston
*Game 5: Monday, June 13 at 9 pm in San Francisco
*Game 6: Thursday, June 16 at 9 pm in Boston
*Game 7: Sunday, June 19 at 8 pm in San Francisco