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How to watch Celtics vs. Bulls via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Friday’s ESPN game between the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls.

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ESPN will host Friday’s matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Chicago Bulls with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will take place at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, and will air on NBC Sports Boston in the Celtics market and on NBC Sports Chicago in the Chicago Bulls 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 Celtics enter the game in sixth place, tied with the Heat who hold the first spot in the play-in tournament. They are both a game back of the Hawks and two back of the Knicks in a race that will come down to the wire. Boston is coming off a 132-96 win over Orlando and has won three of its last four.

The Bulls are in 11th place, 3.5 games back of the Wizards for the final play-in tournament berth. Chicago has six games left and need a lot to go right if they’re going to make the playoffs. The Bulls are coming off a 120-99 win over Charlotte which snapped a four-game losing streak.