How to watch the OKC Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Playoffs game today: Game 3 livestream options, more

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Luka Doncic #77 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts during the second quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Two of the Western Conference Second Round Playoffs at Paycom Center on May 09, 2024 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Joshua Gateley/Getty Images

The OKC Thunder face the Dallas Mavericks today for Game 3 of the teams’ NBA Playoffs series. The Thunder’s hopes of another sweep were officially squashed in Game 2 thanks to stellar performances by the Mavericks’ Luka Doncic and P.J. Washington.

Don’t miss a single game of the Thunder vs. Mavericks Western Conference semifinals series. Keep reading below for how and when to watch today’s game.

How and when to watch Game 3 of the OKC Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Playoffs series

Game 3 of the OKC Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Playoffs series will be played on May 11, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. ET (12:30 p.m. PT). The game will air on ABC and stream on Sling TV and the platforms featured below.

How to watch OKC Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks Game 3 without cable

If your cable subscription doesn’t carry ABC or you’ve cut the cord with your cable company, you can still watch today’s game. Below are the platforms on which you can watch today’s game live.

If you don’t have cable TV that includes ABC, one of the most cost-effective ways to stream today’s game is through a subscription to Sling TV. To watch today’s game, you’ll need a subscription to the Blue tier, which includes access to your local network affiliate’s live feed (excluding CBS). To level up your coverage and get access to NBA playoff games broadcast on ESPN and TNT, subscribe to the Orange + Blue tier plan.

The Blue tier is $45 per month. The Sling’s Orange + Blue tier costs $60 per month, but the platform is currently offering $25 off the first month of any pricing tier, making the Orange + Blue tier $35 for the first month.

There’s also an NBA playoffs package deal where you can save $30 when you pre-pay for three months of service on any tier. You can cancel anytime.

Top features of Sling TV Orange + Blue tier:

Sling TV is also our top choice to stream the NBA Playoffs

There are 40 channels to watch in total, including ABC, NBC and Fox (where available).

You get access to NBA games airing on TNT.

All subscription tiers include 50 hours of cloud-based DVR storage.

You can also catch today’s game on Fubo. Fubo is a sports-centric streaming service that offers access to ABC and ESPN, in addition to almost every NFL game next season.

To watch the NBA Playoffs without cable, start a seven-day free trial of Fubo. You can begin watching immediately on your TV, phone, tablet or computer. In addition to NBA basketball, you’ll have access to NFL football, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and international soccer games. Fubo’s Pro Tier is priced at $80 per month after your free seven-day trial.

Sports fans will want to consider adding on the $7.99 per month Fubo Extra package, which includes MLB Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Tennis Channel, SEC Network and more channels with live games. Or upgrade to the Fubo Elite tier and get all the Fubo Extra channels, plus the ability to stream in 4K, starting at $90 per month ($70 for the first month).

Top features of FuboTV Pro Tier:

There are no contracts with Fubo, you can cancel anytime.

The Pro tier includes over 180 channels, so there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Fubo includes most channels you’ll need to watch live sports, including CBS (not available through Sling TV).

All tiers come with 1,000 hours of cloud-based DVR recording.

Stream on your TV, phone, tablet and other devices.

Hulu + Live TV/ESPN+ bundle: Watch the Thunder vs. Mavericks game live

You can watch today’s game with the Hulu + Live TV/ESPN+ bundle. The bundle features 95 channels, including ABC, TNT, local network affiliates and ESPN. It also includes the ESPN+ streaming service. Unlimited DVR storage is also included. Watch today’s game, the 2024 NBA playoffs, MLB this season and network-aired NFL games next season with Hulu + Live TV/ESPN+ bundle.

Hulu + Live TV comes bundled with ESPN+ and Disney+. It’s priced at $77 per month after a three-day free trial.

Watch today’s game live with a digital HDTV antenna


You can also watch today’s game on TV with an affordable indoor antenna, which pulls in local over-the-air HDTV channels such as CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, PBS, Univision and more. Here’s the kicker: There’s no monthly charge.

For anyone living in a partially blocked-off area (those near mountains or first-floor apartments), a digital TV antenna may not pick up a good signal — or any signal at all. But for many homes, a digital TV antenna provides a seriously inexpensive way to watch NBA basketball without paying a cable company. Indoor TV antennas can also provide some much-needed TV backup if a storm knocks out your cable.

This amplified digital antenna with a 50-mile range can receive hundreds of HDTV channels, including ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, Fox and Univision and can filter out cellular and FM signals. It delivers a high-quality picture in 1080p HDTV and top-tier sound.

The best place to get NBA Playoffs fan gear: Fanatics

Rooting from home is more fun while repping your team with the latest NBA fan gear. Fanatics is our first stop for the newest NBA fan gear, our go-to for the latest drop of NBA Playoffs and NBA Finals merch like jerseys, commemorative T-shirts, hats and more. Fanatics also has just-released NFL Draft jerseys, like No. 1 overall draft pick Caleb Williams’ new Chicago Bears jersey. Shipping is free with code 24SHIP ($24 minimum order required).

2024 NBA Playoffs: Full playoff schedule

Jalen Brunson #11 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against Andrew Nembhard #2 of the Indiana Pacers during the fourth quarter in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Second Round Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 08, 2024 in New York City. Getty Images

Conference semifinals schedule

The conference semifinals is a best-of-seven series beginning on May 4, 2024.

Eastern Conference

(1) Boston vs. (4) Cleveland

• Game 1: Celtics 120, Cavaliers 95

• Game 2: Cavaliers 118, Celtics 94

• Game 3: Celtics vs. Cavaliers, Saturday, May 11 (8:30 ET, ABC)

• Game 4: Celtics vs. Cavaliers, Monday, May 13 (7 ET, TNT)

• Game 5: Cavaliers vs. Celtics, Wednesday, May 15 (TBD, TNT) *

• Game 6: Celtics vs. Cavaliers, Friday, May 17 (TBD, ESPN) *

• Game 7: Cavaliers vs. Celtics, Sunday, May 19 (TBD, TBD) *

The series is tied 1-1

* = If necessary

(2) New York vs. (6) Indiana

• Game 1: Knicks 121, Pacers 117

• Game 2: Knicks 130, Pacers 121

• Game 3: Knicks vs. Pacers, Friday, May 10 (7 ET, ESPN)

• Game 4: Knicks vs. Pacers, Sunday, May 12 (3:30 ET, ABC)

• Game 5: Pacers vs. Knicks, Tuesday, May 14 (TBD, TNT) *

• Game 6: Knicks vs. Pacers, Friday, May 17 (TBD, ESPN) *

• Game 7: Pacers vs. Knicks, Sunday, May 19 (TBD, TBD) *

New York leads the series 2-0

* = If necessary

Western Conference

(1) Oklahoma City vs. (5) Dallas

• Game 1: Thunder 117, Mavericks 95

• Game 2: Mavericks 119, Thunder 110

• Game 3: Thunder vs. Mavericks, Saturday, May 11 (3:30 ET, ABC)

• Game 4: Thunder vs. Mavericks, Monday, May 13 (9:30 ET, TNT)

• Game 5: Mavericks vs. Thunder, Wednesday, May 15 (TBD, TNT) *

• Game 6: Thunder vs. Mavericks, Saturday, May 18 (8:30 ET, ESPN) *

• Game 7: Mavericks vs. Thunder, Monday, May 20 (8:30 ET, TNT) *

The series is tied 1-1

* = If necessary

(2) Denver vs. (3) Minnesota

• Game 1: Timberwolves 106, Nuggets 99

• Game 2: Timberwolves 106, Nuggets 80

• Game 3: Nuggets vs. Timberwolves, Friday, May 10 (9:30 ET, ESPN)

• Game 4: Nuggets vs. Timberwolves, Sunday, May 12 (8 ET, TNT)

• Game 5: Timberwolves vs. Nuggets, Tuesday, May 14 (TBD, TNT) *

• Game 6: Nuggets vs. Timberwolves, Thursday, May 16 (8:30, ESPN) *

• Game 7: Timberwolves vs. Nuggets, Sunday, May 19 (TBD, TBD) *

Minnesota leads series 2-0

* = If necessary

First round schedule

Below are the results for the first round of the 2024 NBA Playoffs.

Eastern Conference

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (8) Miami Heat

• Game 1: Celtics 114, Heat 94

• Game 2: Heat 111, Celtics 101

• Game 3: Celtics 104, Heat 84

• Game 4: Celtics 102, Heat 88

• Game 5: Celtics 118, Heat 84

(2) New York Knicks vs. (7) Philadelphia 76ers

• Game 1: Knicks 111, 76ers 104

• Game 2: Knicks 104, 76ers 101

• Game 3: 76ers 125, Knicks 114

• Game 4: Knicks 97, 76ers 92

• Game 5: 76ers 112, Knicks 106 (OT)

• Game 6: Knicks 118, 76ers 115

(3) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (6) Indiana Pacers

• Game 1: Bucks 109, Pacers 94

• Game 2: Pacers 125, Bucks 108

• Game 3: Pacers 121, Bucks 118

• Game 4: Pacers 126, Bucks 113

• Game 5: Bucks 115, Pacers 92

• Game 6: Pacers 120, Bucks 98

(4) Cleveland vs. (5) Orlando

• Game 1: Cavaliers 97, Magic 83

• Game 2: Cavaliers 96, Magic 86

• Game 3: Magic 121, Cavaliers 83

• Game 4: Magic 112, Cavaliers 89

• Game 5: Cavaliers 104, Magic 103

• Game 6: Magic 103, Cavaliers 96

• Game 7: Cavaliers 106, Magic 94

Western Conference

(1) Oklahoma City Thunder vs. (8) New Orleans Pelicans

• Game 1: Thunder 94, Pelicans 92

• Game 2: Thunder 124, Pelicans 92

• Game 3: Thunder 106, Pelicans 85

• Game 4: Thunder 97, Pelicans 89

(2) Denver Nuggets vs. (7) Los Angeles Lakers

• Game 1: Nuggets 114, Lakers 103

• Game 2: Nuggets 101, Lakers 99

• Game 3: Nuggets 112, Lakers 105

• Game 4: Lakers 119, Nuggets 108

• Game 5: Nuggets 108, Lakers 106

(3) Minnesota Timberwolves vs. (6) Phoenix Suns

• Game 1: Timberwolves 120, Suns 95

• Game 2: Timberwolves 105, Suns 93

• Game 3: Timberwolves 129, Suns 109

• Game 4: Timberwolves 112, Suns 116

(4) LA Clippers vs. (5) Dallas Mavericks

• Game 1: Clippers 109, Mavericks 97

• Game 2: Mavericks 96, Clippers 93

• Game 3: Mavericks 101, Clippers 90

• Game 4: Clippers 116, Mavericks 111

• Game 5: Mavericks 123, Clippers 93

• Game 6: Mavericks 114, Mavericks 101

Conference finals schedule

The conference finals will begin May 21-22, but can move up to May 19-20 if the prior round’s series ends early.

NBA Finals schedule

The 2024 NBA Finals will begin June 6, airing on ABC.

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