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How to watch Wizards vs. Sixers playoff game via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Game 1 of the Wizards-Sixers series in the first round of the 2021 NBA playoffs airing on TNT.

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ike Scott #1 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the ball against the Orlando Magic on May 16, 2021 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images

TNT will host Sunday’s first round NBA playoff matchup between the Washington Wizards and the Philadelphia 76ers with tip off set for 1:00 p.m. ET. The game will take place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, and will air locally on NBA Sports Washington in the Wizards market and on NBA Sports Philadelphia in the Sixers market.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this NBA matchup, you can stream the game on Watch TNT or via their mobile app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access TNT 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 Sixers swept the three-game season series between these two teams and claimed the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Joel Embiid leads the way in a big way, averaging a team-leading 28.5 points and 10.6 rebounds per game. Tobias Harris averages 19.5 and 6.8 per game, while Ben Simmons averages 14.3 points per game, 7.2 rebounds per game and 6.9 assists per game. The Sixers enter the playoffs with the second best odds to come out of the East behind the Nets.

The Wizards finished the season 34-38 and have two postseason games under their belt having gone through the play-in tournament. Washington lost 118-100 to Boston in the first game but bounced back to thump Indiana 142-115 and claim the No. 8 seed. Bradley Beal led the team in scoring with 31.3 points per game, while Russell Westbrook excelled in his first season in Washington following the John Wall trade. Westbrook averaged a triple double for the season, marking the fourth time in five seasons he’s achieved the feat. He finished the season averaging 22.2 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 11.7 assists per game.