We get a fun primetime matchup between long-time rivals on national television Saturday evening. The Boston Celtics host the Los Angeles Lakers on ABC, with tip-off set for 8:30 p.m. ET.
If you aren’t around a TV to check out this primetime 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 subscription, there are quite a few streaming services offering free trials for one or two weeks. You can check YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV and be able to stream this Saturday evening NBA contest.
The Lakers come into this game with a 14-6 record and sitting in third place in the Western Conference. They’ve lost two straight including a 107-92 loss in Detroit and a 107-106 loss in Philadelphia. They’ve won seven of their past ten games and this is game 6 of a 7-game road trip. The Celtics are 10-7 and coming off a 110-106 loss to the Spurs, but have won six of their past ten games.
This is the only time this regular season the historic rivals will play each other. LA is a two-point favorite and the point total is installed at 218.5