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How to watch Game 1 of Lakers-Suns 2021 NBA Playoff series

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Posted at 11:00 PM, May 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-23 11:00:39-04

PHOENIX — Akron's own LeBron James has led the Lakers team from the play-in tournament into the 2021 NBA Playoffs to take on the feisty Phoenix Suns in the first round. And you can catch Game 1 on News 5.

James is coming off a clutch, game-winning shot that edged out the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night to send them into the first round of the playoffs.

Even though he's proved himself over the years to be domination in the postseason, the Suns' Chris Paul and Devin Booker won't go down without a fight. The Lakers have the most playoff experience on their roster, but although the Lakers dealt with injuries, the Suns finished second in West and are going into this matchup coming off a remarkable and offensively explosive season.

Can James and Anthony Davis push themselves closer to a second consecutive title win? It all starts Sunday against Phoenix.

Here's how to catch all of the action:

  • Watch Game 1 right here on News 5. Tip-off is at 3:30 p.m.
  • Viewers can watch the game on the ABC app and on with a cable TV provider or livestreaming service login as well.
  • The game can also be streamed via fuboTV.

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