Tonight’s early game is a 2020 Eastern Conference Finals rematch as the Boston Celtics take a trip down south to take on the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The reigning and defending Eastern Conference Champions Miami Heat have been struggling so far this season. They are currently sitting at 3-3 and are coming off of a 28-point victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Things are heating up for Miami as they are looking to keep their winning streak alive.
The 5-3 Boston Celtics are looking to avenge their 2020 playoff series defeat against the Heat. The green team has won 3 of their last 4 contests, with their one loss coming against a struggling Detroit Pistons team. The Celtics will be looking to get the victory without four-time NBA All-Star Kemba Walker, who is still recovering from stem cell knee surgery.
When these two teams clash, there will not be any fans in attendance; however, cord cutters can find out how to watch Celtics vs. Heat below.
When to Watch Celtics vs. Heat
Tip-off for the Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. The game will be nationally televised on ESPN with local broadcasts available on NBC Sports Boston and Fox Sports Sun.
Where to Watch Celtics vs. Heat
Cord cutters can watch all the action live from the hardwood by subscribing to any streaming service that carries ESPN or by using the Watch ESPN app. Choosing from any of these subscription services below has its benefits because there are no hidden fees, you can cancel anytime with most offering a free trial for new subscribers.
- AT&T TV Now: Subscribers to AT&TV Now can watch the NBA on ESPN, and over 45 other channels for only $55/month with their Plus package. 500 hours of DVR is included so you won’t miss your team’s victories on the hardwood, and you can record your other favorite shows.
- Hulu + Live TV: For only $65/month, Hulu + Live TV gives you access to ESPN, NBA on ESPN, over 65 channels, and access to Hulu’s large library of content including exclusive shows and movies. With 50 hours of Cloud DVR included you’ll be able to record this game, and much more.
- fuboTV: Perhaps the best sports-orientated streaming service is fuboTV because subscribers can watch ESPN, NBA on ESPN, over 130 events in 4K, and 110 channels, starting at $64.99/month. 250 hours of Cloud DVR means there is plenty of room to save your favorite events.
- YouTube TV: For $65/month, YouTube TV is a great service for watching ESPN, NBA on ESPN, and over 85 other channels. With unlimited Cloud DVR storage, it’s the perfect place to record your favorite games, catch up on all of the buildup for the week, analyst predictions, and have the ability to come back to it at season’s end.
- Sling Orange: The Sling Orange package is only $30/month and it includes 10 hours of Cloud DVR storage. Sling is one of the most affordable services to watch the NBA every week on ESPN, and it comes with over 30 other channels.
- Vidgo: For $55/month, Vidgo gives you access to all of the NBA games on ESPN and ABC, plus over 85 other channels. The service offers 24 hour playback on popular programming, and right now, new and returning subscribers can take advantage of a promotional price of $10/mo. for the first 2 months.
- NBA League Pass: Fans can watch live games from their favorite out-of-market teams with one of the packages provided by NBA League Pass. For $119.99/yr. or $17.99/mo. fans can watch all the games from an out-of-market team with Team Pass. Catch every game from any out-of-market team for only $28.99/mo. or $199/yr. with League Pass. Upgrade to a commercial-free experience with League Pass Premium and watch every game from an out-of-market team for only $249.99/yr. or $39.99 mo.
Due to the NBA’s blackout restrictions, local fans may have to watch the game on NBC Sports Boston and Fox Sports Sun, both of which are streaming on AT&T TV Now. NBC Sports Boston is also available on fubuTV, Hulu + Live TV, and YouTube TV. Regional sports networks coverage varies based on location, but if these networks are subject to blackout in your location then you should be able to watch the national broadcast on ESPN.
Source: Cord Cutters News