The NBA is the most exciting basketball league in the world and the culmination of the season is upon us.
The Playoffs are underway and 12 sides, six from each conference are competing to reach the first game of the finals will be played on June 2nd 2022.
Each game will be broadcast live in the United States and can be found on a number of channels including TNT, ESPN and ABC. For those with cable, check through the schedule as each side’s games can be on different channels depending on which game of the series it is.
The NBA has its own app able to download on laptops, smart tv’s and mobile devices where fans can get the full array of games and bonuses. The chance to watch games on-the-go while also reviewing stats and information is perfect for the NBA supporter.
NBA League Pass gives you the access you need to the must-see games as well as the Finals matches all available at your fingertips.
The App gives fans the chance to read in depth interviews, reviews and previews as well as reports on teams and players.
There are stories from the games played, with some of the best photography and video clips available to see. The NBAs top writers will have their work published on this app where their thoughts on the games, teams and players will be free to peruse for the biggest fan as well as those looking to build their knowledge.
All of the latest news and trending topics are there to ensure you are up to date with everything you need to know about the league itself.
If you happen to not be in the same time zone as the games and watching live can be tricky, there are a number of ways to catch up and get your NBA fix.
The NBA YouTube channel will condense each game an all the best bits in 10-minute videos to enjoy and catch up on.
Miami Heat are the top seed in the Eastern Conference and face the Atlanta Hawks in their opening tie of their playoff run. With the partnership of Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo, Miami have some exciting players and reason to be confident of reaching the finals in June.
The Boston Celtics plays the Brooklyn Nets who themselves have good odds of progressing. Jayson Tatum has been one of the top points scorers and will be hoping to continue the good form of the Celtics who did finish second in the Easter Conference.
An exciting tie between Philadelphia 76ers face the Canadian side Toronto Raptors will see the two evenly matched sides battling it out for the next rounds.
Last season’s champions, the Milwaukee Bucks, take on the Chicago Bulls and the NBA finals odds have the reigning champions as the favorites in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks finished third in the East with 51 wins and 31 loses, the same as second place Boston Celtics.
Giannis Antetokounmpo will continue to provide the momentum for his side from his power forward position. The two-time MVP will be aiming for another appearance in the finals this time around.
The outright favorites reside in the west, The Phoenix Suns, and they are up against the unfancied New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans have the lowest win total of all sides to reach the playoffs and face the Suns who have the best record in the NBA with 64 wins and only 18 loses.
This was the Suns best ever regular season performance which left them eight wins better than the next best, the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Memphis Grizzlies plays the Minnesota Timberwolves in their tie. The Grizzlies, part owned by Justin Timblerlake, are in their seventh playoffs visit and both sides will feel there is a chance of progressing, it is a hard one to call.
Golden State Warriors take on the Denver Nuggets and last season’s MVP Nikola Jokic will be hoping to get past the decorated side. Golden State Warriors appeared in five finals from 2015 to 2019, winning three of them. Stephen Curry will himself be determined to reach the finals and do all he can to bring a championship back to San Francisco.
The final tie is between the Dallas Mavericks and the Utah Jazz. These two sides finished fourth and fifth in the West respectively and an even match up will no doubt provide great viewing for the spectators.
We are in the time of the top sides competing in a win at all costs frame of mind which always leaves fans watching some of the best basketball they can dream of. The quality of the sides and the individual stars are something to behold, and each game can be viewed in many different ways. With this variety there will be a way for everyone to find the best way to view and keep up to date with all things NBA.