The 2019 NBA Finals are set to kick off on Thursday, May 30, 2019, featuring Canada’s Toronto Raptors taking on the Golden State Warriors. This marks the first time the Raptors have reached the NBA Finals, since the team’s inception in 1995.
If you want to live stream the 2019 NBA Finals in Canada, you can do so legally through Sportsnet and TSN, owned by Rogers Media and Bell, respectively.
Rogers’ Sportsnet has coverage of Game 1, Game 3, Game 5 and Game 7, starting on Thursday, May 30 at 5:30 pm PDT/8:30 pm EDT.
Bell Media’s TSN has coverage of the Raptors versus the Warriors with Game 2, Game 4 and Game 6.
Both Sportsnet and TSN offer live streaming options you can subscribe to, if you don’t already pay for these channels through your cable TV provider.
Sportsnet offers live streaming through SNNow.ca, which is available on Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or PlayStation 4, plus on the web. For those not subscribed to cable TV, you can purchase a monthly pass starting at $19.99, or the recently announced 7-day pass for $9.99.
TSN has TSN Direct for live streaming of the Raptors versus Warriors, for $19.99 for a monthly pass or $4.99 for a day pass. All live streams are available through the TSN GO app, available on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV and the web. The TSN app does not support Chromecast, yet, but does support Apple AirPlay.
For free highlights, you can also follow the Toronto Raptors or Golden State Warriors on Twitter. You can also check out YouTube channels Ximo Pierto and House of Highlights for condensed games, showing each basket, but in 15 minutes or less.