How to Watch Thunder vs. Lakers Live Stream Online

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had facial surgery and will miss Sunday's game against the Lakers. (Getty)

Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook had facial surgery and will miss Sunday’s game against the Lakers. (Getty)

When you saw this Thunder-Lakers matchup on the schedule in preseason, you probably circled the date on your calendar. Unfortunately, it’s lost some of the luster.

The Lakers are already down Kobe Bryant and the Thunder the same with Kevin Durant. Now, another big name will miss the game. Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook is out after undergoing facial surgery.

Los Angeles is just 16-41 on the season, while OKC is 32-27.

The game will air on ESPN at 6:30 p.m. Eastern. Ryan Ruocco is on the play-by-play and Tom Penn will be the analyst.

There is no free, unrestricted live stream for the games. But if you have access to a cable or satellite subscription, you can watch in the following ways:

Watch Thunder-Lakers Online

Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin. (Getty)

Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin. (Getty)

If you have the log-in info for a cable subscription with access to Watch ESPN, you can watch the game at You’ll need a cable log-in and password, or the log-in and password of someone you know, to access the stream.

Watch Thunder-Lakers on Mobile

The Thunder's Serge Ibaka. (Getty)

The Thunder’s Serge Ibaka. (Getty)

Mobile and tablet users with access to Watch ESPN can watch the game on the Watch ESPN app. As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription with access to ESPN. You can download the app for free in the App Store , the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows Store.