ESPN will host Friday night’s matchup between the Indiana Pacers and the Boston Celtics, with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will take place at TD Garden in Boston. If you don’t have ESPN, the game will also air on FOX Sports Indiana and NBC Sports Boston.
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 login to access ESPN for 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 two teams are in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race. The Pacers enter the game with a 15-15 record and sit in fourth place, 5.5 games back of the first place 76ers. Indiana is coming off a 111-107 loss to the Warriors after having two games postponed. The Celtics enter the game with a 15-17 record and in ninth place, a half game back of the Raptors, Knicks, Bulls, and Hornets. Boston is coming off a 127-112 loss to the Hawks and have lost three straight.