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How to watch Heat vs. Bucks via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Game 1 of the Heat-Bucks series in the first round of the 2021 NBA playoffs airing on ESPN.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts to a dunk against the Miami Heat during the first half of a game at Fiserv Forum on May 15, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

ESPN will host Saturday’s matchup between the Miam Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks with tip off set for 2:00 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, and will also air on Bally Sports Wisconsin in the Bucks market and on Bally Sports Sun in the Heat market.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this NBA matchup, you can stream the game via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game.

The Bucks enter the postseason as the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. They finished the season with a record of 46-26 and led by two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton. Antetokounmpo is averaging 28.1 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 5.9 assists per game. Milwaukee won the regular season series (2-1), rather convincingly over Miami in dominating fashion.

The Heat enter the playoffs as the No. 6 seed in the East after winning four of their last five games to end the regular season. Miami, who has a record of 40-32, will be looking to beat the Bucks in the playoffs for the second-straight year. Last season in the bubble, the Heat defeated the Bucks 4-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Heat are led by the duo of Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo. Butler is the team’s leading scorer with 21.5 points per game, while Adebayo is averaging 18.7 points and 9.0 rebounds per game.