Another season, another Eastern Conference Final appearance for LeBron James.
But the Cavs have to handle the task at hand first. And that’s the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks. Atlanta won 60 games in the regular season, including 3 of 4 from Cleveland, and has homecourt advantage for the series, which get underway Thursday night.
The Cavs enter the series 8-2 in the postseason, the Hawks 8-4.
The game tips off at 8:30 p.m. Eastern and will be televised by TNT. On the call is Marv Albert (play-by-play), Reggie Miller (analyst), Chris Webber (analyst), David Aldridge (reporter) and Rachel Nichols (reporter). This crew is scheduled to handle all the games of the series.
Here’s a look at the Eastern Conference Finals schedule:
No. 1 Atlanta Hawks vs. No. 2 Cleveland Cavaliers
All times Eastern
Game 1 – Wednesday, May 20: Cavaliers at Hawks, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 2 – Friday, May 22: Cavaliers at Hawks, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3 – Sunday, May 24: Hawks at Cavaliers, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 4 – Tuesday, May 26: Hawks at Cavaliers, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)
*Game 5 – Thursday, May 28: Cavaliers at Hawks, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)
*Game 6 – Saturday, May 30: Hawks at Cavaliers, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)
*Game 7 – Monday, June 1: Cavaliers at Hawks, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)
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 Cavaliers-Hawks Game 1 Online
If you have access to a cable subscription log-in and password — either yours or that of someone you know — you can watch the game online for free via Watch TNT. If you’re having trouble logging in or have questions about the service, try the site’s help page.
Watch Cavaliers-Hawks Game 1 on Mobile