What time is the NBA Finals tonight? TV schedule, channel to watch Celtics vs. Mavericks Game 2

The Celtics began the 2024 NBA Finals with a resounding 107-89 win over the Mavericks in front of their home crowd to take a 1-0 lead in the series.

Kristaps Porzingis returned to the court for the Celtics after missing the last two rounds with a calf strain, erupting for 20 points off the bench. Jaylen Brown also came up big with 22 points, six rebounds, three steals and three blocks. Jayson Tatum struggled with six turnovers and just 16 points, but he had 11 rebounds and five assists.

The Celtics led by as many as 29 points in the second quarter. Mavericks star Luka Doncic helped to cut that lead to eight in the third quarter, but Boston went on a 14-0 run to put Dallas away for good.

In his first NBA Finals appearance, Doncic finished with 30 points and 10 rebounds, but he had just one assist. Kyrie Irving had only 12 points on 6-of-19 shooting from the field, and rookie center Dereck Lively II had an off night with two points and five fouls in 18 minutes.

Will the Mavericks be able to bounce back in Game 2, or will the Celtics go up 2-0 before the series shifts to Dallas?

Here is everything you need to know about the 2024 NBA Finals, including the tipoff time for Game 2 between the Celtics and Mavericks.

What time is the NBA Finals tonight?

  • Date: Sunday, June 9
  • Time: 8 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. CT

Game 2 of the NBA Finals will tip off around 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 9. The game will be played at TD Garden in Boston.

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What channel is Celtics vs. Mavericks on tonight?

  • TV channel: ABC
  • Live stream: Sling

Game 2 of the 2024 NBA Finals will air nationally on ABC. Mike Breen (play-by-play), Doris Burke (color analyst) and JJ Redick (color analyst) will have the call, with Lisa Salters serving as the sideline reporter. Viewers can also stream the game on Sling.

Sling is the home for sports fans, as it offers a wide range of channels. You can always cheer for your favorite teams with channels like ESPN, TBS, TNT, NFL Network, FS1 and more.

Celtics vs. Mavericks Game 2 radio station

  • Radio channel: SiriusXM channels 86 and 212

Listen to Celtics vs. Mavericks Game 2 and every game of the 2024 NBA Finals live on SiriusXM. Coverage will be available on channels 86 and 212.

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NBA Finals schedule 2024

(1) Celtics vs. (5) Mavericks — Boston leads 1-0 

Date Game Time (ET) TV/Live stream
June 6 Celtics 107, Mavericks 89
June 9 Game 2 8 p.m. ABC, Sling
June 12 Game 3 8:30 p.m. ABC, Sling
June 14 Game 4 8:30 p.m. ABC, Sling
June 17 Game 5* 8:30 p.m. ABC, Sling
June 20 Game 6* 8:30 p.m. ABC, Sling
June 23 Game 7* 8 p.m. ABC, Sling

*If necessary

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