The NBA postseason continues on Wednesday night with the NBA Play-In Tournament giving us another doubleheader. Tonight’s games — which air on ESPN — will determine who advances to play the losers of Tuesday night’s game for an opportunity to earn the No. 8 seed in the NBA Playoffs.
In the nightcap, the Oklahoma City Thunder are set to face off against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center to see who will advance to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night to see who will have the opportunity to face the No. 1 seed Denver Nuggets in the first round.
Tip-off is set for 9:30 p.m. ET.
Entering Wednesday night’s game, the Pelicans are solid 5.5-point favorites over the visiting Bulls while the over/under for the game is set for 227 total points.
How can you tune in to catch the action?
All of the information you need to watch the regular season showdown can be seen below.
Thunder vs Pelicans Viewing Details
Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
Location: Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana
TV Channel: ESPN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Betting Odds: Pelicans -5.5 | O/U: 227
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.