NBA Finals 2021 On ESPN

As the home of American sports, ESPN Africa will broadcast all matches in the 2021 NBA Finals live across the continent, from 7 – 23 July 2021, with repeat broadcasts to accommodate viewing preferences. All finals matches will broadcast live on ESPN2 (DStv 219, Starsat 249).

The NBA Finals is the annual championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The finals are played according to a best-of-seven format with the team with the best regular season record having home-court advantage for the first game – and the seventh game if one is required. This year, Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks will contest the 2021 NBA Finals as the Western Conference and Eastern Conference champions respectively.

The NBA postseason was filled with plenty of surprises, upsets and injuries, resulting in a match-up that, at the start of the season, few would have predicted. In an inspiring, history-making showdown, viewers can get ready for two franchises who are chomping at the bit for NBA glory with The Phoenix Sun’s and The Milwaukee Bucks returning to the finals after nearly 30 and 50 years respectively.  

The match fixtures in this year’s NBA finals with live broadcast times (in CAT / SAST) are:

Wednesday 7 July at 03:00

Phoenix Suns v Milwaukee Bucks

Friday 9 July at 03:00 

Phoenix Suns v Milwaukee Bucks

Monday 12 July at 02:00 

Milwaukee Bucks v Phoenix Suns

Thursday 15th July at 03:00 

Milwaukee Bucks v Phoenix Suns

Sunday 18 July at 03:00 

Phoenix Suns v Milwaukee Bucks

Wedneday 21 July at 03:00

Milwaukee Bucks v Phoenix Suns

Friday 23 July at 03:00 

Phoenix Suns v Milwaukee Bucks

All matches in the NBA Finals will be repeat broadcasted the following day at 11:15 on ESPN, and at 08:00, 15:00 and 23:00 (CAT) on ESPN2.

How to tune in:
ESPN: DStv 218, Starsat 248
ESPN2: DStv 219, Starsat 249
All times are stated in CAT / SAST.
Schedule subject to change

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: Instagram: IMDb:

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