Posted September 9, 2018 07:38:00IGN’s live streaming of the NBA Playoffs for 2018 will start with the Los Angeles Clippers and New Orleans Pelicans hosting a primetime matchup in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals.
On Friday, September 9 at 5 p.m.
ET, IGN will broadcast the Clippers-Pelicans game live on Twitch.
It will be a one-hour special, and will air exclusively on IGN.com.
IGN is bringing the live stream to Twitch’s premium streaming service.
For the first time in five years, IGN is taking the NBA to a whole new level by launching an NBA Playoffs event.
We will also be holding a one on one NBA pre-game show on Wednesday, September 6, with a live studio audience.
IGN will be the studio of choice for the NBA Finals for the first year, and we’re looking forward to the show!
We’re also proud to announce that the Los Angels Lakers will host the 2017 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Los Angeles Lakers will play the Atlanta Hawks in the Summer Olympic Arena on Friday, August 5, and the winner of the series will host Olympic gold medalists the United States in the Olympic Village in Rio on Monday, August 22.