ESPN will host Friday’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers with tip off set for 10 p.m. ET. The game will take place at the Moda Center in Portland, and will air on Spectrum SportsNet in the Lakers market and on NBC Sports NW in the Trail Blazers market.
If you aren’t around a TV to check out this NBA matchup, you can stream the game via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game.
The Lakers and Blazers are tied for sixth place in the Western Conference, which puts one in the play-in tournament and one advanced out of it. They’re a game back of the fifth-place Mavericks and 2.5 games up on the eighth-place Warriors. LA is coming off a 118-94 loss to the Clippers and has lost four of its past five. Portland is coming off a 141-105 win over the Cavaliers and has won five of its past six.