ESPN Caribbean to Air 2019 NBA Finals: Defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors
The 2019 NBA Finals – featuring the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, led by Stephen Curry vs. the Toronto Raptors, with Kawhi Leonard – start Thursday, May 30 at 9 p.m. ET and continue through June 16. All games air live on ESPN Caribbean and stream live on ESPN Play. ESPN Play will also offer exclusive live streaming of pregame and postgame action.
After their dominating play throughout the 2019 NBA Playoffs, the Warriors will meet the Raptors in their fifth consecutive Finals, becoming the second team in history to reach five consecutive NBA Finals, joining the Boston Celtics who reached a record ten consecutive championships. Kawhi Leonard leads the Toronto Raptors to the first NBA Finals in the franchise’s history and his first NBA Finals appearance since 2014.
Special Coverage for 2019 NBA Finals
ESPN’s NBA Countdown will serve as the pregame show leading into every game of the Finals. NBA Countdown host Michelle Beadle will be joined by veteran analyst Jalen Rose and two former NBA Finals MVPs, Chauncey Billups and guest analyst Paul Pierce, to present the latest in championship coverage and insightful looks at the 2019 NBA Finals landscape.
SportsCenter will be on-site broadcasting content throughout the NBA Finals with several guest commentators, NBA analysts and talents throughout the event.
Additionally, ESPN Caribbean will also present new episodes of The Jump, ESPN’s daily NBA show, featuring the latest NBA Finals news with a panel of NBA analysts and current players. The show will be open to the public while on location at the NBA Finals and will broadcast live from Maple Leaf Square (Jurassic Park) outside ScotiaBank Arena for Raptors home games and Lake Chalet in Oakland when the series shifts to the west coast.
Date Time (ET) Broadcast
Thu, May 30 9 p.m. Game 1: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors
Sun, June 2 8 p.m. Game 2: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors
Wed, June 5 9 p.m. Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors
Fri, June 7 9 p.m. Game 4: Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors
Mon, June 10 9 p.m. Game 5: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors
Thu, June 13 9 p.m. Game 6: Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors
Sun, June 16 8 p.m. Game 7: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptor