The 2017 NBA Playoffs tip-off with the LeBron James show as the Cleveland Cavaliers (2) host the Indiana Pacers (7) in Game 1 early Saturday afternoon on ABC Sports TV. The defending champion Cavs are favored to win the series but question marks linger. Watch NBA Playoffs live free online streaming today if good weather keeps you away from the couch.
Cleveland enters the NBA Playoffs riding a four-game losing streak. After each loss the media came out and questioned whether the Cavs had what it took to get past Boston in the East and ultimately beat one of the West powerhouses in the Finals.
James told the media “We have a good chance to win it all” and thus the losing streak is quickly forgotten. Because when LeBron James is on the court the Cavs always have a chance to win the game.
When we watch the Cavs vs Pacers online live streaming or on TV today, Indiana enters the series riding a five-game winning streak. Despite the recent success of Paul George and company, their the underdogs by a mile.
The Pacers only made the postseason by winning their last game. They won’t take this opportunity for granted. They did lose the season series to the Cavs 3-1, though played Cleveland close in the loses.
Get ready for NBA Playoffs today with the first of several games on the weekend schedule. Find the Cavaliers vs Pacers game details including live streaming info below.
Teams: Pacers vs Cavaliers: Game 1 (Quicken Loans Arena)
Start Time: 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST
Where to Watch on TV: ABC Sports, NBA League Pass
Pacers vs Cavaliers Live Online Stream: Watch ESPN app or ESPN3 website
Final Score Prediction: Indiana: 104, Cleveland: 108