76ers vs Wizards Live Stream: How to Watch Without Cable


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MVP finalist Joel Embiid will look to lead the 76ers past the Wizards in the first round

The Eastern Conference’s top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers begin their quest for their first title in 38 years when they take on the eighth-seeded Washington Wizards in a best-of-seven first-round series that begins on Sunday, May 23.

Game 1 (1 p.m. ET start time) will be televised nationally on TNT, while the rest of the games in the series will be on either ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, TNT or NBA TV. But if you don’t have cable, here are some different ways you can watch a live stream of the entire 76ers vs Wizards series online:

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Note: You can watch a live stream of every NBA playoff game with AT&T TV

AT&T TV has four different channel packages: “Entertainment”, “Choice”, “Ultimate” and “Premier.” ESPN, ESPN2, TNT and ABC are included in every one, while NBA TV is included in the “Choice” and above bundles, but you can pick any package and any add-on you want with your free 14-day trial.

Note that the free trial isn’t advertised as such, but your “due today” amount will be $0 when signing up. If you watch on your computer, phone or tablet, you won’t be charged for 14 days. If you watch on a streaming device on your TV (Roku, Fire Stick, Apple TV, etc.), you will be charged for the first month, but you can get still get a full refund if you cancel before 14 days:

AT&T TV Free Trial

Once signed up for AT&T TV, you can watch the 76ers vs Wizards live on the AT&T TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the AT&T TV website.

You can also watch the ABC and ESPN games live via ESPN.com or the ESPN app. You’ll need to sign in to a TV provider to watch this way, but you can use your AT&T TV credentials to do that.

If you can’t watch live, AT&T TV also comes with 20 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to unlimited hours).


Note: You can watch a live stream of every NBA playoff game with Sling TV

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 (which will simulcast ABC games) and TNT are included in Sling TV’s “Sling Orange” bundle, while NBA TV is in the “Sports Extra” add-on. This option doesn’t include a free trial, but it’s the cheapest long-term streaming service with all the channels for the NBA playoffs, and you can get $25 off your first month:

Get Sling TV

Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch the 76ers vs Wizards live on the Sling TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, airTV Mini, Oculus, Portal, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Sling TV website.

You can also watch the ABC and ESPN games live via ESPN.com or the ESPN app. You’ll need to sign in to a TV provider to watch this way, but you can use your Sling TV credentials to do that.

If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 50 hours of cloud DVR.


Note: NBA TV isn’t included with Hulu, so you’ll need another option for those games

You can watch a live stream of ESPN, ESPN2, TNT, ABC and 65+ other TV channels via Hulu With Live TV, which comes with a free seven-day trial:

Hulu With Live TV Free Trial

Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch the 76ers vs Wizards live on the Hulu app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website.

You can also watch the ABC and ESPN games live via ESPN.com or the ESPN app. You’ll need to sign in to a TV provider to watch this way, but you can use your Hulu credentials to do that.

If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV also comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).


76ers vs Wizards Preview

Star power won’t be in short supply when the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers take on the eighth-seeded Washington Wizards in a best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round series that gets underway on Sunday, May 23.

The 76ers, who are led by MVP finalist Joel Embiid and Defensive Player of the Year finalist Ben Simmons, finished the regular season with the best record in the Eastern Conference (49-23) en route to landing their first top seed in 20 years.

Meanwhile, the Wizards were propelled by their superstar duo of Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal to a 17-6 run down the stretch to qualify for the Play-In Tournament, where they got by the Indiana Pacers in an elimination game on Wednesday. The 142-115 win locked up the conference’s final seed and a berth in the NBA Playoffs for the first time since the 2017-2018 season for the Wizards.

The 76ers will be looking to avenge the brief stint they had in the bubble last season that saw them get swept four games to zero by the Boston Celtics in the first round.

Embiid has been a man on a mission this season en route to being named an MVP finalist, averaging 28.5 points per game and 10.6 rebounds per game. Simmons had a superb regular season on both ends of the court, averaging 14.3 points per game, 7.2 rebounds per game and 6.9 assists per game.

“It’s well deserved,” said 76ers coach Doc Rivers regarding Embiid and Simmons being named finalists for MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively. “I think both of them, in my opinion, should win, but the first honor is being nominated and the second one is them winning it. They both have had fantastic years in those two departments being the MVP of the league and being the Defensive Player of the Year. I’m happy for them because their success means team success.”

With their lethal 1-2 punch of Westbrook and Beal, the Wizards should be able to give Embiid, Simmons and the top-seed a run for their money in this first-round matchup.

Beal, the league’s second-leading scorer (31.3 points per game) led the Wizards with 25 points in the elimination game win over the Pacers. The three-time NBA All-Star put up 60 points against the 76ers on Jan. 6, which included 57 in the first three quarters.

Westbrook, who averaged a triple-double this season, scored 18 points and contributed 8 rebounds and 15 assists in the Play-In Game against the Pacers.

The Wizards overcame a multitude of injuries, a 13-day mid-season pause due to health and safety protocols and a 17-32 record in early April to advance to the Play-In Tournament, where they dropped their first game to the Boston Celtics before dominating the Pacers to clinch the final playoff spot.

The 76ers took all three games against the Wizards in the regular season – two at home and one on the road.

The winner of the series will face the winner of the fourth-seeded New York Knicks and the fifth-seeded Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

76ERS VS. WIZARDS SERIES SCHEDULE:

GAME MATCHUP DATE/TIME CHANNEL
Game 1 Wizards at 76ers Sunday, May 23/1 p.m. ET TNT
Game 2 Wizards at 76ers Wednesday, May 26/7 p.m. ET NBA TV
Game 3 76ers at Wizards Saturday, May 29/TBD ESPN
Game 4 76ers at Wizards Monday, May 31/TBD TNT
*Game 5 Wizards at 76ers Wednesday, June 2/TBD TBD
*Game 6 76ers at Wizards Friday, June 4/TBD TBD
*Game 7 Wizards at 76ers Sunday, June 6/TBD TBD

*If necessary


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