Lakers vs Nuggets: schedule and how to watch the NBA conference finals on TV

Game 1 of the conference finals arrives and pits Lebron James against Nikola Jokić.

Lakers vs Nuggets: schedule and how to watch the NBA conference finals on TV
Chema Carvajal Sarabia

Chema Carvajal Sarabia

What day and time to watch the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets?

On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, the highly anticipated first NBA 2023 conference finals game will take place between Lebron James’ Los Angeles Lakers against Nikola Jokić’s Denver Nuggets.

The game will be a prime time game, as we have a historical franchise in low hours that has managed to sneak into the Finals, and another much less powerful and well-known franchise with an MVP who wants his first ring.

Both teams come with a lot of options and nobody wants to be the favorite. Although right now the odds are on the Denver Nuggets, just because they were much better than the Lakers in the regular league.


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How the Lakers and Denver playoffs are going

To everyone’s surprise, the Western Conference Finals will feature two franchises that do not have a historic rivalry. The Lakers are the second most successful team in history, tied with the Boston Celtics.

As for the Denver Nuggets, they do not have a ring to their name. This year seems to be the definitive one if everything goes well. Nikola Jokić can’t afford not to make another Finals.

Right now everything is up in the air and it will be the first game who will let us know in what state each one arrives and how strong they are, that the Playoffs are being long and hard.

How and when to watch Lakers vs Nuggets

As for where to watch them, in Spain the NBA rights are held by Movistar+, although you can skip this step and contract the finals directly from the organization with NBA League Pass. Or you can also use our VPNs.

The game will take place at this time and day:

  • Wednesday, May 17 at 2:30 AM in Spain: Lakers vs Warriors (NBA League Pass and Movistar+). Time zones: 6:30 PM PDT / 9:30 PM EDT.

Remember that the NBA will post the schedules of the rest of the games as they are played, since the playoffs can have from 4 to 7 games, the dates and times may vary as the 2023 Playoffs progress.


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Chema Carvajal Sarabia

Chema Carvajal Sarabia

Journalist specialized in technology, entertainment and video games. Writing about what I'm passionate about (gadgets, games and movies) allows me to stay sane and wake up with a smile on my face when the alarm clock goes off. PS: this is not true 100% of the time.

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