The NBA is back again. With the Miami Heat almost sweeping the Milwaukee Bucks despite being the defending champs, and the Boston Celtics overcoming the Toronto Raptors to battle it out with the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Then the Heat beating out the Celtics in a stunning 4-1 series victory, the NBA finals promise to be thrilling, leading fans to wonder how to watch the 2020 NBA finals. 

In the Western Conference, the indomitable Denver Nuggets proved to be a great contender after beating the LA Clippers to the shock of the basketball world, coming back from a 3-1 deficit against the star-studded LA Clippers team. In the next series, the Denver Nuggets faced down, but ultimately lost to the LeBron James-led LA Lakers who beat the Houston Rockets.

The LA Lakers and the Miami Heat will go head to head in the 2020 NBA Finals, and it is guaranteed to be spectacular. You can catch all the action live from the comfort of your homes using a Firestick or Roku. Keep reading to find out how to watch the 2020 NBA Finals.

Warning: Your information is exposed.
Your location is Ashburn VA.
Your IP address is 100.24.125.162.

Hide Me Now

How to Watch the 2020 NBA Finals?

NBA TV

NBA TV offers a live streaming services for $6.99/month and with the NBA League Pass, you get premium access to games including the NBA finals.

This League Pass can be used on the NBA TV app as well as Amazon Prime, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DirecTV, and others. The NBA League Pass comes in different packages: $99.99/yr for the standard package, $124.99/yr for ad-free, $59.99/yr for a single team subscription. You can also subscribe monthly. If you’re a hardcore fan, this is the best option for people wondering how to watch the 2020 NBA Finals.

NBA TV Roku how to watch the 2020 nba finals

How To Watch The 2020 NBA Finals Live Using NBA TV On Firestick

  • Go the Amazon App Store on your Firestick
  • Search and Download NBA TV for Fire TV
  • Input your NBA TV credentials into the app to activate it
  • Start streaming your games

How To Watch The 2020 NBA Finals Live Using NBA TV On Roku

  • Press the Home Button on your Roku remote
  • On the left side menu, select Streaming Channels
  • Select Search Channels and type in NBA TV
  • Click Add Channel or Buy
  • Input your NBA TV credentials and start streaming

Fubo TV

Fubo TV started as an all-sports streaming platform, but it has expanded its services over time, giving users a wide variety of content to live stream. However, its reputation as a sports television provider still stands strong, boasting channels like ESPN, ABC, NBC, CBS, and so on. Its standard plan is $54.99 per month for 100+ live channels, while it has different add-ons like the Fubo extra for $5.99 per month which gives you access to NBA TV.

FuboTV Streaming IPTV

How to Watch The 2020 NBA Finals using Fubo TV on Firestick

  • First, you need to sign up for Fubo TV using your mobile, laptop, or any device of your choice
  • On your Firestick Home screen, go to Search
  • Type in Fubo TV and search
  • Go to Apps and Games
  • Select the Fubo TV app icon and click Get / Download
  • Open the app and sign in
  • Click Sign In With Code
  • On your phone or PC, go to fubo.tv/connect
  • Type in the code provided on your Firestick

Now you’ve linked your account to the app, enjoy the 2020 NBA Finals by going to the sports channels section. 

How to Watch The 2020 NBA Finals on Fubo TV on Roku

  • On your Roku home screen, click Search
  • Type in Fubo
  • Scroll to the right and click on Fubo TV
  • Select Add Channel
  • Click OK
  • Return to your Home screen and find the Fubo TV app
  • Launch the app and sign in

With Fubo TV, just scroll to the sports channels and stream the NBA 2020 Championship Finals live on ABC.

However, to get NBA TV on Fubo TV, you will need to buy the Fubo extra add-on for $5.99 per month. With NBA TV available, you can use the NBA League Pass and gain access to all 2020 NBA Finals games.

Hulu + Live TV

Hulu provides 65+ live channels, including ABC, TNT, ESPN, FOX, and other local and regional sports networks. It costs $54.99 per month and can be used on Firestick, Roku, Android TV, as well as other streaming platforms. With Hulu + Live TV you can determine if a match will be unavailable due to blackout before tip-off time. Unfortunately, it does not have NBA TV, neither does it use NBA League Pass, but with the available live TV channels, you can rest assured you will get the NBA games. If you’re not sure how to watch the 2020 NBA Finals, this might be your easiest option.

Hulu 2020 NBA Finals

How to Watch The 2020 NBA Finals Using Hulu + Live TV on Firestick

From a browser, go to the Hulu website and subscribe to the Hulu + Live TV plan. After this:

  • Go to your Firestick Home screen
  • Select the Search option
  • Enter Hulu in the search field
  • Download and install the app
  • Open Hulu and sign in via your preferred method
  • Go to the sports section and enjoy your streaming

How to Watch The 2020 NBA Finals Using Hulu + Live TV on Roku

Hulu + Live TV is compatible with most Roku devices, but not all. Here’s the official list of Roku devices that are compatible with Hulu + Live TV. So to be sure if your device is compatible with the app:

Google trackers are lurking on 75% of websites. Cover your tracks to protect yourself.

  • Press the Home Button on your Roku remote
  • Go to Settings
  • Select System
  • Click on About to see your model number
  • See if it’s compatible

If your device is compatible with this service, then you will need to subscribe to the Hulu + Live TV feature via browser, not your Roku. After you subscribe:

  • Press the Home Button on your Roku remote
  • On the left side of the menu, select Streaming Channels
  • Click Search Channels
  • Input Hulu and Add the channel
  • After Installation, click OK
  • Return to your Home Screen by pressing the Home Button 
  • Locate and open the Hulu app
  • Sign in and start watching the 2020 NBA Finals on your Roku

Warning: Hulu, along with several other services on this list, is only available in the US (and has very limited service in Japan). If you’re not in the US, check out our guide for how to stream Hulu from any country.

DirecTV 

This is another paid streaming platform with a great variety of live TV content. The DirecTV app can be used on different devices, and it comes in different packages. With DirecTV, you can get both NBA TV and the NBA League Pass. For the League pass, you can spread the $199.95 cost over five payments of $39.99 each.

DirecTV NBA League Pass

How To Watch the 2020 NBA Finals Using DirecTV on Firestick

To download DirecTV on Firestick, simply:

  • Go to the Search tab on your Firestick Home screen
  • Type in DirecTV
  • Click on DirecTV in the search results
  • Click the Get or Download option
  • Open the app and sign in 

How To Watch the 2020 NBA Finals Using DirecTV on Roku

You have to check if your Roku device is compatible with DirecTV before proceeding, but also take a moment to make sure your device’s software is updated. 

To download DirecTV on Roku:

  • Go to your Roku Home screen
  • Select Streaming Channels
  • In the search tab, type in DirecTV Now
  • Select the DirecTV Now app and download it
  • Open the app and sign in

Go to NBA League pass channels and catch all the NBA 2020 Finals action.

Notice: Hackers create fake WiFi hotspots to steal your passwords when you log in to Starbucks WiFi. Secure your data.

YouTube TV

Another option to watch the 2020 NBA Finals is doing so via the YouTube TV app. YouTube TV has live streams from ESPN, TNT, ABC channels, as well as the NBA League Pass. It costs $64.98 and can be used on Firestick, Roku, and some other devices.

2020 NBA Finals Youtube TV

How To Watch the 2020 NBA Finals Using YouTube TV on Firestick

  • Go to the Search tab on your Firestick Home screen
  • Type in YouTube TV
  • Click on the YouTube TV entry in the search results
  • Select the App icon
  • Click the Get or Download option
  • Open the app and sign in 
  • Stream the 2020 NBA Finals

How To Watch the 2020 NBA Finals Using YouTube TV on Roku

  • Go to your Roku Home screen
  • Select Streaming Channels
  • In the Search tab, type in YouTube TV
  • Select the YouTube TV app 
  • Add the channel
  • Open the app and sign in

How to Watch the 2020 NBA Finals Outside the US

You can find tons of movies, original series, TV shows, and even live sports games through popular streaming apps like the ones listed above. But it’s worth noting that many of these are exclusively American streaming service which might not be accessible (or accessible in very limited ways) outside the US. 

This means (officially) you can’t watch the 2020 NBA Finals in other countries, like the UK (spoiler alert: you can). Even with services that are technically available in other countries, users can only get access to the complete Media Library from within the U.S – at least that’s their idea. 

By using a good VPN, like IPVanish, you can get access to all of these apps, and enjoy their complete media library no matter where you are in the world. By installing IPVanish and setting your traffic to look like it’s coming from the US, you will be able to watch the 2020 NBA Finals in the UK or anywhere else in the world. Now you know how to watch the 2020 NBA finals from any country!

IPVanish VPN Mobile

How To Watch the 2020 NBA Finals for Free

The above methods of watching the 2020 NBA Finals involve a subscription or payment of some kind. However, there are some ways to watch the NBA 2020 Finals on your Firestick or Roku for free. Since the finals will be aired on the ABC channel, all you need to do is to get access to it.

Mobdro 

If you haven’t heard of Mobdro, then your live streaming just got a whole lot better. With Mobdro, you can watch hundreds – if not thousands of live channels from different countries. You get access to tons of sports channels, music channels, movie channels, news channels, and practically all channels you can get on cable. 

You can watch the 2020 NBA finals live on Mobdro by going to the sports channel that is airing it live, in this case the ABC channel. Mobdro is supported on Android-based devices and can be used on TVs with platforms like Firestick or Roku. However, it’s technically illegal so you won’t find it on app stores. To protect yourself while streaming free licensed content, we strongly recommend you use a VPN to protect yourself.

2020 NBA Finals Free Mobdro

How To Watch the 2020 NBA Finals Using Mobdro on Firestick

  1. Allow Your Firestick Download Apps From Unknown Sources
  • Go to Settings on your Firestick
  • Scroll to the right and select My Fire TV
  • Click Developer Options
  • Turn on Apps from Unknown Sources
  1. Get the Downloader App
  • Go to Search on your Firestick Home screen
  • Type in Downloader
  • Install the app
  1. Install Mobdro
  • Open the Downloader app (you should be able to find it on your Home Screen)
  • On the right side, there is a field to type in URLs
  • Type in tvcola.com/mobdro
  • Download and install the app
  • Open it and go to the ABC channel to watch the NBA Finals.

How To Watch the 2020 NBA Finals Using Mobdro on Roku

Unlike the Firestick, installing Mobdro on Roku is quite tricky. 

  • Firstly, you will need to download the Mobdro APK on your Android device using the link above
  • Go to Settings on your Roku TV
  • Click on System > Screen Mirroring > Screen Mirroring mode
  • Click on Prompt
  • On your Android device, go to the screen mirroring option
  • Click Cast
  • Select your Roku device from the list on your Android device
  • Click Accept on your Roku TV
  • Now you can watch Mobdro on your Roku TV. 

Go to the sports channels to live stream the 2020 NBA Finals.

It’s important to note that since ABC is showing it live on cable, you can also stream it from the ABC app or website.

Conclusion

Congratulations! Now you should know how to watch the 2020 NBA Finals on Firestick and Roku for free and from outside the US. Let us know what worked for you in the comments!