The 2020 NBA Finals – featuring the Los Angeles Lakers with three-time NBA Champion LeBron James, and the Miami Heat with Jimmy Butler– start Wednesday, September 30 at 9 p.m. ET. All games air live on ESPN Caribbean and stream live on ESPN Play. ESPN Play will also offer exclusive live streaming of pregame and postgame action.
After dominating the games throughout the 2020 NBA Playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers will meet the Miami Heat for the first Finals matchup ever between the two teams. Led by All-Star Jimmy Butler, the Miami Heat are back to the NBA Finals for the sixth time since 2014, and The Lakers’ LeBron James will be playing against his old team for the first time since he left Miami.
ESPN will provide comprehensive coverage of the NBA Finals on its news and information platforms, including SportsCenter broadcasting content with several guest commentators, NBA analysts and talents, ESPN.com and its NBA show, The Jump. All games will emanate from the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
LIVE on ESPN Caribbean and ESPN Play
|Wed, Sept. 30||9 p.m.||Game 1|
|Fri, Oct. 2||9 p.m.||Game 2|
|Sun, Oct. 4||7:30 p.m.||Game 3|
|Tue, Oct. 6||9 p.m.||Game 4|
|Fri, Oct. 9||9 p.m.||Game 5* if necessary|
|Sun, Oct. 11||7:30 p.m.||Game 6* if necessary|
|Tue, Oct. 13||9 p.m.||Game 7 * if necessary|