Former Nevada basketball player Caleb Martin is helping the Miami Heat make a stellar run in the NBA playoffs.
Miami has won its first three games, but Boston has won the last two to force a Game 6 in Miami on Saturday night (TV: TNT, 5:30 p.m.). If Boston wins Saturday night to force a Game 7, it will air Monday at 5:30 PM on TNT.
Martin had 14 points and five rebounds in Thursday night’s 110-97 win over the Celtics. In his first three games with Boston, Martin averaged 19.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals. He converted 63.2 percent of his shots during the series.
He played in 17 NBA playoff games this year, averaging 4.5 points and 22 rebounds in 12.3 minutes per game.
Martin played with his twin brother Cody at Nevada from 2016 to 2019. .
Miami Heat guard Caleb Martin to the Nevada Wolf Pack
In his first season at Nevada (2017-28), he averaged 19.5 points per game and was named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year by the league’s coaches and the Player of the Year by both the coaches and league media. He shared the Player of the Year award with Boise State’s Chandler Hutchison.
Martin helped lead the Wolf Pack to a regular season conference championship and a Top 25 ranking. He and his brother led the team to the 2018 NCAA Tournament after coming back from double-digit deficits to win over Texas and Cincinnati in the Sweet 16.
Heading into his senior season, Martin was named the Prison Mountain West Player of the Year. Martin averaged 19.2 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. He led Nevada to a 29–5 (15–3MW) record. Martin’s college career ended with a 70-61 loss to Florida in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Following the season, Martin was named first-team All-Mountain West along with teammate Jordan Caroline.
Here’s how to watch the NBA playoffs in Northern Nevada.
NBA Eastern Conference loss
- Saturday on TNT at 5:30 p.m
- Monday Game 7 (if necessary) on TNT at 5:30 p.m
NBA finals schedule
Denver Nuggets (1) vs. Miami Heat (8) / Boston Celtics (2)
- Game 1: Nuggets vs. Heat/Celtics | Thursday June 1 | 5:30pm (ABC)
- Game 2: Nuggets vs. Heat/Celtics | Sunday, June 4 | 5 p.m. (ABC)
- Game 3: Heat/Celtics vs. Nuggets | Wednesday June 7 | 5:30pm (ABC)
- Game 4: Heat/Celtics vs. Nuggets | Friday June 9 | 5:30pm (ABC)
- Game 5: Nuggets vs. Heat/Celtics | Monday June 12 | 5:30pm (ABC) *
- Game 6: Heat/Celtics vs. Nuggets | Thursday, June 15 | 5:30pm (ABC) *
- Game 7: Nuggets vs Heat/Celtics | Sunday, June 18 | 5pm (ABC) *
How to stream NBA games
If you don’t have a traditional cable/satellite subscription, you can still stream the entire NBA playoff TV schedule via streaming providers Fubo TV, YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV and DirecTV Stream. Each of the platforms has ABC, ESPN, TNT and NBA TV. You can also stream all games on Sling, which has ESPN, TNT and NBA TV (as well as ABC games on ESPN3).
If you don’t receive TNT through your cable or satellite provider, all TNT games will be streamed for free through TNT Overtime in the NBA app. TNT’s overtime streams don’t include the usual camera angles or announcers.
If you don’t receive NBA TV as part of your cable/streaming/satellite package, you can purchase the network exclusively for $7 per month or $59 per year.
If you subscribe to ESPN or TNT through a cable, satellite or streaming provider, you can watch games with the ESPN app (ESPN and ABC) or the WatchTNT app (TNT). Verification is required.