Pacers vs. Raptors Live Stream: How to Watch Game 1 for Free

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The Toronto Raptors are hoping to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself in the playoffs this season. (Getty)

This has been quite a season for the Toronto Raptors.

But an impressive regular season doesn’t amount for much if you can’t win in the playoffs and, right now, that’s the only thing this team is concerned with. It all gets underway today.

The Raptors fell in a heartbreaking Game 7 loss to Brooklyn two years ago before being swept out of the playoffs by Washington last year. Now, Toronto is focused on erasing those recent memories with this year’s matchup against the Indiana Pacers.

Tip-off for Game 1 of the opening series is slated for 12:30 p.m. ET and is being broadcast in the United States on ESPN and on SportsNet in Canada. Not going to be near a TV when things get underway? That’s totally cool. Read on for all your best live stream options:


Watch Pacers vs. Raptors Live Stream Online

The game can be watched live online for free on ESPN3. Unlike games that are on ESPN or ESPN2 which require a cable or satellite log-in to watch online, this game, which is being broadcast on ABC, can be watched for free without restrictions. In other words, you can watch without logging in to a cable provider.

You can click here for FAQs about ESPN3.


Watch Pacers vs. Raptors on Mobile or Other Devices

You can watch the game on mobile or tablet device via the WatchESPN app, which you can download for free in the App Store, the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or theWindows Store.

You can also watch via the ESPN app, which you can download for free in the App store, theGoogle Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows store.

Both apps are also available on Xbox One, and you can click here for a full list of compatible devices.

As is the case with desktop, games on ESPN3 like this one don’t require signing in to a cable provider.


If You’re in Canada & Have a Cable or Satellite Subscription That Includes Sportsnet

On the Web:

If you have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game online for freevia Sportsnet NOW. You will need the username and password for a cable or satellite subscription to authenticate the stream. The site’s frequently asked questions page has a rundown of technical requirements and other information.

With an App:

If you have access to a cable or satellite log-in and you’re looking to stream the game on a tablet or connected TV, you can do so via the Sportsnet App, which you can download in theApp Store or the Google Play Store. As is the case with desktop, you will need a username and password for a cable subscription to authenticate the stream.


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