LA Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time, How to Watch Monday’s NBA Game

Published 06/28/2021, 8:17 AM EDT
Jun 24, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Paul George (13) shoots against Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) during the first half in game three of the Western Conference Finals for the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports


The playoffs are in full swing as the LA Clippers face off against the Phoenix Suns in game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Given how these teams have defied all the expectations and performed in the playoffs, this series is a must watch for NBA fans.

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This match-up between the Suns and the Clippers has been a cracker of a series so far. While game 1 was an easy win for Devin Booker and the Suns, game 2 was an intense battle. After a pretty back-and-forth game, the Clippers had a slender lead over the Suns.

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With 22 seconds remaining, in the Clippers had a huge opportunity to take a 2 point lead but Clippers’ superstar Paul George missed two free throws. The Suns took full advantage to this as they capped off the game with a perfect alley-oop dunk and took a 2-0 lead in the series.

Game 3 was the perfect comeback game for the Clippers. But the pivotal game 4 was yet again a slugfest. After struggling offensively in the first two quarters of the game scoring only 36 points, the Clippers closed down on a 20-point deficit in the last two quarters.

Despite only having a 2-point deficit, the Clippers missed 16 shots in a row and failed to closed down the gap. Even star Paul George had the perfect opportunity to close down the gap in the last moments of the game, but just like game 2, PG-13 missed a free throw and yet again blew a chance to take a game away from the Suns.

Where to watch game 5 of LA Clippers vs Phoenix Suns

With the series at 3-1 for the Chris Paul and Co., this game 5 will be pivotal for both the teams. If the Suns win this game, they will advance to the Finals after 28 long years. As for the Clippers, this win might kick off the comeback they will have to make if they want to make it to the Finals for the first time in franchise history.

The stakes are pretty high for both the teams in game 5. With the game being hosted at the Phoenix Suns arena, expect an electrifying crowd witnessing a slugfest between two Western Conference juggernauts.

Given that this game promises to be a cracker, this game scheduled for a prime time broadcast of 9:00 PM EST. For television viewers all across the US, this game will be broadcasted by ESPN.

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Fans can also view the same in streaming platforms such as ESPN Plus or even Fubo TV. For international league fans, the game will be available with the NBA League Pass, which broadcasts all the games of the regular season as well as the playoffs.

Jun 24, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) moves to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley (21) guard Paul George (13) and center Ivica Zubac (40) during the second half in game three of the Western Conference Finals for the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Can the Clippers make a comeback against a loaded Suns side, or will the lack of Kawhi Leonard prove too much for the fourth seeded LA Clippers? Who do you think will win game 5? Let us know in the comments section down below.

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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