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How to Watch the 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game Online Without Cable

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The championship game tips off with emerging star Tyrese Haliburton and the Indiana Pacers taking on LeBron James and the L.A. Lakers at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV starting at 5:30 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

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How to Watch the 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game Without Cable

The NBA In-Season Tournament championship game is broadcast on ABC, which means you can sign up for a trial from a live TV streaming service if you want to watch without cable for free. Several streaming cable alternatives carry these networks. However, at the moment, not many of them are offering free trials.

Ahead, you’ll find where to watch the championship game online with and without a cable subscription, remaining basketball tournament schedule and ticket info.

How to Stream NBA In-Season Tournament 2023: Watch Online for Free
How to Stream NBA In-Season Tournament 2023: Watch Online for Free

BEST STREAMING SERVICE OVERALL

DirecTV Stream

Packages from $64.99 per month

get directv free trial

Watch ABC with DirecTV Stream. The cable alternative’s packages offer NBC, along with more than 75 other channels — such as ABC, Fox, CBS, AMC, Bravo, CNBC, Disney Channel, ESPN and much more.

The streamer also has a free five-day trial available, but that’s more than enough time to watch the rest of the NBA In-Season Tournament. Afterward, you can either cancel the service or keep watching, with prices starting as low as $69.99 for the entry-level entertainment package. Other plans offer more than 105-150 channels, with prices ranging from $84.99 to $159.99 per month.

For a limited time, new subscribers can get a Visa gift card worth up to $400; learn more here.


How to Stream NBA In-Season Tournament 2023: Watch Online for Free
How to Stream NBA In-Season Tournament 2023: Watch Online for Free

BEST VALUE

Fubo

Packages from $74.99 per month

Get Fubo free trial

Watch ABC, as well as more than 170 other news, entertainment and sports channels with a subscription to Fubo — which starts at $54.99 per month for the first two months of service (reg. $74.99 per month). In addition, you can record more than 1,000 hours of TV shows, movies, games and more, so you can even watch later on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or smart TV.

Meanwhile, other packages offer 254 channels for the Elite package for $64.99 per month for the first two months of service (reg. $84.99 per month), along with 298 channels, Showtime and 4K quality for the Premiere package for $74.99 monthly for two months (reg. $94.99 monthly).

The online TV streaming service also offers a five-day trial for new subscribers, so you can watch both the rest of the NBA In-Season Tournament online for free during that time.


How to Stream NBA In-Season Tournament 2023: Watch Online for Free
How to Stream NBA In-Season Tournament 2023: Watch Online for Free

BEST LIVE TV STREAMING BUNDLE

Hulu + Live TV

Packages from $76.99

Get Hulu + live TV

To watch ABC, a subscription to Hulu + Live TV is another fantastic option. The streaming service has access to more than 90 live channels — like BET, CNN, Food Network and more — starting at $76.99 per month and comes with Hulu’s entire streaming library, as well as Disney+ and ESPN+.

In addition to live TV, Hulu + Live TV lets subscribers watch originals from Hulu, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm (Star Wars), The Muppets Studio and Pixar, as well as ESPN+ for original sports programming and live sports from Formula 1 as well as the NFL, MLB and other sports leagues. It includes unlimited cloud DVR, too. Unfortunately, Hulu doesn’t offer a free trial at this time.


How to Stream NBA In-Season Tournament 2023: Watch Online for Free
How to Stream NBA In-Season Tournament 2023: Watch Online for Free

BEST BUDGET-FRIENDLY

Sling

Packages from $20 for the first month

Get Sling

Sling is one of the cheapest options for new live TV streaming subscribers who want to watch the In-Season Tournament championship game on ESPN3 (for ABC’s simulcast) and NBA League Pass (which comes with NBA TV). The Sling Orange plan is only $20 per month for the first month ($40 per month afterwards) and includes both cable networks.

Additionally, NBA League Pass can be added on to the plan for an additional $14.99 per month. In fact, you can get five months of Sling Orange + NBA League Pass for $215 prepaid.

Sling Orange also features Disney Channel, ESPN, Freeform, TBS, Bravo, MSNBC and much more.


How to Watch the 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game With Cable

The NBA In-Season Tournament championship game will air on the broadcast network ABC. You can watch through your cable TV provider, or on the networks’ websites with your cable TV account login.

NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game Schedule

Saturday, Dec. 9

  • Final: Indiana Pacers vs. L.A. Lakers at Las Vegas, 5:30 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET — ABC

Where to Buy 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game Tickets Online

Want to catch all of the hoops action in person? Ahead, you’ll find tickets for the NBA In-Season Tournament championship game. Ticket prices vary, depending on the city you pick and where you’d like to sit in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Check out Ticketmaster, Vivid Seats, StubHub and NBA.com for more info.

Meanwhile, one of the best deals on NBA tickets can be found at SeatGeek; use THR‘s exclusive promo code HOLLYWOOD10 to save $10 off eligible purchases of $250 and up.

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