The Mavericks vs Warriors live stream features a pair a teams with far different playoff track records. For the Warriors, they are in pursuit of their fourth championship in the Curry-era, while the Mavericks are looking to start a winning legacy of their own with Luka Doncic leading their squad.
The pursuit for the finals starts with this NBA playoffs live stream.
Mavericks vs Warriors live stream channels
Next game: Game 1, Dallas @ Golden State at 9 p.m. ET (Wednesday, May 18).
Where to watch in the U.S.: The Mavericks vs Warriors game is set to air on TNT. TNT is available on Sling TV, currently on sale at 50% off for the first month.
Watch from anywhere: with ExpressVPN.
Since Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd led them to a title over LeBron James’ Miami Heat in 2011, the Mavericks have had plenty of struggles in the playoffs. Despite making the postseason six times since that title, they made a first round exit each time. This time around, it seems a lot different.
Kidd is now the head coach of this Dallas team and he has watched Slovenian-sensation Luka Doncic take the league and these playoffs by storm. The 23-year-old has averaged more points-per-game (31.5) than anyone still in the postseason. Only the Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo has averaged more (31.7), but he was bounced out by the Celtics last week.
The Warriors are back to a level of play which many people doubted they’d ever reach again. After making five-straight finals appearances and winning three championships between 2014-2019, the “Dub’s” had to sit and watch as Kevin Durant left for Brooklyn, sharpshooter Klay Thompson missed two-and-a-half seasons with injuries and Steph Curry sat out all but five games of the 2019-2020 season with a broken hand. All those shortcomings led to Golden State missing the playoffs each of the last two seasons.
Now, the “Splash Brothers” are cooking again in the postseason, with Curry averaging 2
7 points-per-game and Thompson hitting just under 41% of his three-point attempts.
Despite the Mavericks winning their regular season series with the Warriors 3-1, Golden State is a 5-point favorite in Game 1 against Dallas. The over/under is 214.5.
How to watch Mavericks vs Warriors live streams from anywhere on Earth
Having trouble actually getting ESPN or TNT? Even if you can’t watch the Mavericks vs Warriors live streams on cable, you’re not out of luck. With a virtual private network, or VPN, you can appear to be surfing the web from your home town (or somewhere that blackouts won’t hit), and access the same streaming services you already paid for.
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Mavericks vs Warriors live streams in the U.S.
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The Mavericks vs Warriors live streams are going to be on TNT 9 p.m. (Wednesday, May 18).
If you’ve already cut the cord and don’t have a cable package? With the right pick from our best cable TV alternatives, you’ll be able to watch all of these games. But for as much as we like FuboTV, it fails here without TNT, a must have for NBA fanatics.
Instead, you should get Sling TV, one of the best streaming services. ESPN and TNT are both included in the Sling Orange package, which costs $35, which is pretty low for live TV services (and the lowest rate for one with ESPN). Sling is a perfect place to watch all of the NBA playoffs, as ABC games will simulcast on ESPN3. Sling Orange gets you TNT, ESPN, ESPN3, and its Sports Extra pack gets you NBA TV.
You could also pull down ABC with one of the best TV antennas.
Sling TV: You can get ESPN and TNT in the Sling Orange package. The 30-plus channels in the lineup include AMC, CNN, Food Network, AMC, Comedy Central, HGTV and many more. And it’s currently offering 50% off the first month!
Mavericks vs Warriors live streams schedule
All times below are in ET.
Mavericks vs Warriors live streams in the UK
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NBA fans in the U.K. need look no further than Sky Sports for all their Playoff needs. Sky will be showing all games on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena, though the timings aren’t great for U.K. fans, with games typically starting at 1.30 a.m. BST.
If you already have a Sky subscription that doesn’t include Sports, you’ll need to pay £22/month to add those channels. You’ll also gain access to coverage in 4K and HDR, so long as you also have an HDR-ready Sky Q box and HLG-compatible TV.
You could also consider the Sky NBA League Pass, which offers every NBA game for just £14.99/month, plus loads of extra features including archived games on demand — helpful if you want to watch the next day — condensed replays and more.
If you don’t want to shell out for a full Sky sub, you could also consider i
ts Now Sports streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £9.99 or month-long access for £33.99 but Sky is currently offering a great deal here: you can sign up for six months of access for just £25/month right now. Now Sports is available on virtually every streaming device out there and is a great option if you don’t already have Sky.
Not in the U.K. right now? You may need a little help from a service such as ExpressVPN.
Mavericks vs Warriors live streams in Canada
Canadian basketball fans can watch Mavericks vs Warriors Game 1 live stream on SN Now as the game will not be televised on TSN.
If you’re having trouble finding all the games, ExpressVPN may be your ticket.
Mavericks vs Warriors live streams in Australia
Aussies can watch the Mavericks vs Warriors live stream on Kayo Sports, which has every one of the NBA Conference playoff games this year. But beware the time difference: you’ll need to go by the above lists and add 14 hours to convert ET to AEST.
Kayo offers a 14-day free trial for both its Basic and Premium plans, more than enough time to watch the playoffs. The Basic package costs $25 per month thereafter.
The $35 per month Premium Kayo plan gives you all the same things as the normal plan, but it offers three simultaneous streams. The Basic plan gives you two streams at the same time.
Not in Australia but usually a Kayo subscriber? You may need a little help from a service such as ExpressVPN.