The NBA Playoffs continue on Thursday night with another ESPN doubleheader.
In the opening game of the night, the stakes couldn’t be higher in the Eastern Conference semifinals with the Philadelphia 76ers looking to fight off elimination when the Miami Heat visit the Wells Fargo Center for Game 6.
Miami comes to the City of Brotherly Love with a 3-2 series lead, so the 76ers will need to draw from their home fans to extend their playoff lives and force a Game 7.
Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. ET.
Entering Thursday night’s game, the 76ers are slight two-point favorites over the visiting Heat with the over/under set for 207 total points in the do or die game.
How can you tune in to catch the action?
All of the information you need to watch the postseason showdown can be seen below.
Heat vs 76ers Viewing Details
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) May 12, 2022
Date: Thursday, May 12
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV Channel: ESPN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Betting Odds: 76ers -2 | O/U: 207
Series Record: Miami leads, 3-2
How To Live Stream NBA on ESPN Online
Your best bet for watching the game via a live stream is WatchESPN. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go. ESPN+ is a service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand content on TVs, computer or mobile device. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange and Blue packages includes ESPN and costs $35 a month. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
You can also live stream the event online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV also offers a free seven-day trial, so you will receive a full week free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the seven day period, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
Watch NBA on ESPN On Phone, Tablet Or Mobile
If you can’t watch today’s game on your TV or computer, the Worldwide Leader has you covered with the WatchESPN app. As long as you have a cable or satellite provider, you can download the app for free in the App Store, the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows Store.
You can also watch the game on the Sling app. There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Xbox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.