How to Watch the NBA Finals With a VPN
As the finale of the world’s best basketball championship, the NBA Finals is one of the world’s greatest sporting events.
From Jordan’s last-moment shot for the 1998 championship to Ray Allen’s Game 6-tying shot that saved Miami’s Finals in 2013, there are always incredible moments.
There are many different ways to stream the games. Below is just one example:
See Every Game Live on ABC (USA)
In the US, ABC is showing the NBA Finals again in 2016. The company live-streams all of its programs online — and you can watch them all with a VPN.
Here’s how to stream ABC’s coverage with a VPN:
- Get an ExpressVPN account and install the app on your preferred device.
- Connect to one of 20 different USA ExpressVPN servers.
- Go to http://abc.go.com/watch-live and start watching.
Live Stream the NBA Finals on Watch ESPN (USA)
ESPN is also streaming the 2016 NBA Finals. With Watch ESPN, you can stream on almost any device; however, there is a catch: You need to log in with a valid US cable or satellite subscription.
Just connect to any VPN server location in the US, head to Watch ESPN, enter your valid US cable provider’s info and start streaming!
Catch the NBA Finals with a Sling TV Subscription
If you’re open to subscription services, Sling TV is a great alternative to traditional TV. The service offers an array of great shows and channels, including the 2016 NBA Playoffs! Best of all, they offer a free 7-day trial!
Just connect to any server location in the US, head to Sling TV, and start streaming!
The NBA Finals’ Revised Schedule for 2016
The NBA has changed its approach to Finals games scheduling this season, with the aim of increasing recovery time for players. So games are no longer locked to Tuesday, Thursdays and Sundays.
Here’s the 2016 schedule:
- Game 1: Thursday, June 2
- Game 2: Sunday, June 5
- Game 3: Wednesday, June 8
- Game 4: Friday, June 10
- Game 5: Monday, June 13 (if needed)
- Game 6: Thursday, June 16 (if needed)
- Game 7: Sunday, June 19 (if needed)
Who’s Your 2016 NBA Champion?
It’s tough to call the NBA championship, but Lebron’s Cleveland Cavaliers are looking solid Then again, the Golden State Warriors won last year and have a pretty good chance of winning again.
So who’s your pick for glory? Let us know in the comments.
And if you want to make sure you don’t miss a dunk, get your VPN in place now.
If you have any questions, or if you’re having trouble with the app, ExpressVPN’s live chat service is available 24/7.