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What channel is Celtics vs. Heat on today? Time, TV schedule, live stream for Game 5 of 2024 NBA Playoffs series | Sporting News

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The Celtics will look to close out their first-round series against the Heat in Game 5 on Wednesday night from TD Garden.

After losing Game 2 at home, Boston mounted an emphatic response, winning the next two games on the road in convincing fashion. In Game 4 on Monday night, Derrick White sparked the Celtics with a 38-point performance; White splashed home eight 3-pointers in the 14-point Boston win.

But all isn’t rosy for the Celtics amid injury concerns surrounding 7-3 big man Kristaps Porzingis. The veteran forward departed Monday’s game with what the team is calling a right calf injury, placing his status in doubt for the rest of the series. 

In order to keep its season alive, Miami will have to rediscover its offense, which has struggled in the absence of star forward Jimmy Butler. After draining 23 3-pointers and notching 111 points in Game 2, the Heat were held below 90 points in each of the last two games.

Bam Adebayo poured in a 25-point, 17-rebound double-double in Game 4, but the Heat shot just 9-of-33 from beyond the arc in the loss.

Here is everything that you need to know about Celtics vs. Heat Game 5.

What channel is Celtics vs. Heat on today?

  • Date: Wednesday, May 1
  • TV channel: TNT
  • Live stream: Sling, NordVPN

Celtics vs. Heat will air nationally on TNT in the United States. Viewers can also stream the game on Sling

Sling is the home for sports fans, as it offers a wide range of channels. You can always cheer for your favorite teams with channels like ESPN, TBS, TNT, NFL Network, FS1, and more.


In the United Kingdom, select playoff games are available to watch on TNT Sports and stream on Discovery+. In India, fans can catch select playoff games on Sports 18 and JioCinema (check local listings). Games can also be streamed via NBA League Pass.

If Celtics vs. Heat is not available to watch live in your location, or if you’re traveling abroad, you can use a Virtual Private Network (VPN). VPNs provide a secure and private online connection, allowing you to bypass geographical restrictions to access your favorite streaming service from any device, anywhere in the world.

Celtics vs. Heat start time

  • Date: Wednesday, May 1
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET

Celtics vs. Heat will tip off around 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 1. The game will be played at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

Celtics vs. Heat radio station

Listen to Celtics vs. Heat Game 5 and every game of the 2024 NBA Playoffs live on SiriusXM. 

Get 3 months of SiriusXM for just $1. Listen to live NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL games, plus NASCAR, college sports and more. Stay updated with all the news and get all the analysis on multiple sport-specific channels.

Celtics vs. Heat tickets

Tickets for the NBA playoffs, including Game 5 of Celtics vs. Heat, are available on StubHub. For a complete rundown of prices and seats, use the link below. 

Celtics vs. Heat odds via BetMGM

Boston is a 14.5-point favorite heading into Game 5. For the full market, check out BetMGM, an authorized gaming operator of the NBA.

Game Lines Celtics Heat
Spread -14.5 +14.5
Moneyline -1100 +675

Celtics vs. Heat schedule

Date Game/Result Time (ET) TV channel/Live stream
April 21 Boston 114, Miami 94
April 24 Boston 101, Miami 111
April 27 Boston 104, Miami 84
April 29 Boston 102, Miami 88
May 1 Game 5 7:30 p.m. TNT, Sling
May 3 Game 6 TBD TBD
May 5 Game 7 TBD TBD
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