The NBA gives fans the gift of star-studded basketball each Christmas Day. After making coffee and opening presents (in that order), you can settle in for five NBA games. After the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors kicked things off on ESPN, the action continues on ABC with another Eastern Conference battle between the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers.Â
Like the Celtics and Raptors, the Bucks and Sixers are both loaded NBA title contenders. Led by Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks have been the top team in the East thus far and enter the Christmas Day showdown less than a week removed from beating the West-leading Lakers. The Sixers, meanwhile, continue to be an Eastern Conference threat between the strong play of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.Â
The Bucks-76ers game tips off at 2:30 p.m. ET in Philly. Here’s the schedule for the NBA’s full slate of remaining Christmas Day games:
How to stream NBA Christmas Day games
The games are on either ABC or ESPN. Of theÂ, Fubo TV is the only one that does not carry ABC and ESPN, while Sling TV has ESPN but not ABC. Check out your cord-cutting options below for streaming all of the games.Â , however, so check each one using the links below to make sure it carries ABC in your area.
YouTube TV costs $50 a month and includes ABC and ESPN. Plug in your ZIP code on itsÂ welcome pageÂ to see if a live feed of ABC is available in your area.Â
PlayStation Vue’s basic $50-a-month Access plan includes ABC and ESPN. You can see which local channels are available in your areaÂ here. Note that Vue will shut down in January 2020, but in the meantime it’s still available.
Hulu with Live TV costs $55 a month and includes ABC and ESPN. Click the “View all channels in your area” link on its welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your ZIP code.
AT&T TV Now’s basic $65-a-month Plus package includes ABC and ESPN. You can use its channel lookup tool to see which local channels are available where you live.
Sling TV’s $30-a-month Sling Orange package includes ESPN but none of Sling TV’s plans include ABC. (Sling TV is currently discounted by $10 for the first month.)Â
All of the live TV streaming services above offer free trials, allow you to cancel anytime and require a solid internet connection. Looking for more information?.
Originally published earlier this week.