After a shellacking of the Cavs in Game 2, the Warriors look to extend their series lead in the Bay. After a week-long layoff, the NBA Finals tips on Thursday night when the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers return to the place they. Cleveland had a chance to cut into its series deficit in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, but late- game heroics by Golden State's Kevin Durant. NBA Finals Live Stream: Watch Game 5 on ABC SIGN IN NOW to WATCH the NBA Finals Online and all the action come tip-off!. How to watch Cavs vs. Warriors: Finals Game 1 live stream All games will be broadcast nationally on ABC and stream here on WatchESPN. The Warriors had a chance to become the first team to ever go in the NBA playoffs, but the Cavaliers had something to say about it.