How to watch Cavaliers vs. Celtics: Game time, live stream, TV channel

2:00 | More Sports
These are the 10 most valuable franchises in sports
Thursday May 25th, 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to secure their third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals on Thursday night. 

The Cavs lead the Celtics 3–1 in the Eastern Conference Finals entering Thursday's Game 5. Cleveland came from behind to win Game 4 at home. 

The winner of the series will meet the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. If the Cavs advance, it will set the stage for the third straight year of Golden State–Cleveland in the NBA Finals. 

Even if the Celtics lose on Thursday, they still have plenty to look forward to in the coming weeks—Boston holds the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA draft. 

Here's how to watch Thursday's Game 5. 

How to watch

Time: 8:30 p.m. ET

TV: TNT

Live stream: Watch online by clicking here

 

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.