Here’s how to stream the Indiana Pacers vs the Charlotte Hornets Play-In tournament game via free NBA live stream links. Watch live NBA basketball online in HD quality.
Date: Tuesday, May 18
Start Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
NBA Basketball Live Stream: TNTDrama.com. Watch the NBA live online at TNT Drama with a cable provider login.
Streaming Quality: HD
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse
TV Channel: TNT
Official Show Title: NBA on TNT
Post-Game Coverage: Inside the NBA (after Wizards/Celtics Play In Game airs) on TNT at 11:30 pm EST
You can watch today’s nationally broadcast NBA games live at TNTDrama.com with a cable provider login. You’ll have the choices between the Eastern or Western version of the live broadcast. Choose accordingly based on where you are regionally to avoid spoiling the game for yourself. You can also alternatively watch the Play-In game on live TV over at TNT instead of live streaming it if you’re in the United States.
On a mobile device? You can watch the Play In tournament with the official TNT App available on Apple’s App Store or Android App Store.
Watch NBA online with League Pass: Fans with an NBA League Pass subscription can watch an archive edition on demand three hours post-broadcast. If you’re located in Indiana or North Carolina, you might be subject to regional restrictions locally.
Tipoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m ET on Tuesday, May 18 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana on TNT. After the Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics Play in game concludes, you can join Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, and Kenny Smith for Inside the NBA coverage on TNT at 11:30 pm EST.
NBA bite size game notes:
Tonight’s pivotal Play-In games will ultimately decide who moves into the final two playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. The 7 and 8 seeds in each conference are up for grabs. The Charlotte Hornets finished the regular season as the 10th seed with a 33-39 record. Meanwhile, the Pacers are the 9th seed with a 34-38 record.
Charlotte took the regular season series 2-1 against Indiana. They’ve dealt with injuries all season long from LaMelo Ball to Gordon Hayward.
Reportedly, Hayward will still be out with a sprained foot for tonight’s Play-In game. Cody Martin will also be out. Miles Bridges recently returned to action without a minute restriction.
Domantas Sabonis current official status for tonight’s game is ‘Questionable’ with a left thigh bruise. The Pacers’ chances for the NBA Playoffs are greatly reduced if Sabonis can’t play. Aaron Holiday and Edmond Sumner are also questionable. The Pacers’ Justin Holiday might start tonight’s game.
The winner of the Pacers/Hornets game will face the loser of the Wizards/Celtics matchup for the 8th seed in the playoffs. Meanwhile, the winner of the Wizards/Celtics matchup will officially earn the 7th seed.
Tomorrow, LeBron James’ Los Angeles Warriors will face the Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors for the 7th seed in the West. While the San Antonio Spurs take on Memphis Grizzlies for a chance at the West’s 8th seed. Both those games will air on ESPN. The 2021 Playoffs begin on May 22nd officially.
You can stream those Western Play In matchups for free by subscribing to a 7-day free trial of Fubo.TV. Fubo TV’s channels include NBA TV.
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