The NBA Finals this year is not only going to be a good series, but possibly a historic one. If either team wins it can only add to the legacies of these franchises. Will it be the Spurs who would come together again to win their 4th Championship in 10 years? Or will LeBron push the Heat to back-to-back championships? Either way, it will be a great show. So stop by one of these great places where their food and drinks can only make this drama that much better.
Lavaca Street Bar
Everyone knows that the Lavaca Street Bar has great skeeball, great drinks, and a great atmosphere which is why it is one of our top bars to enjoy the NBA Finals at. Tonight is game 1, or should we say the beginning of the end, what better way to start that off than the $2 Bud Lights Lavaca Street Bar is offering?
The beloved Rainey Street in Austin is home to many great bars including Bar 96. If you are looking for a chill place to watch the Spurs kill the Heat…or we mean the Spurs take the Heat, then head over to Bar 96. Enjoy one of their savory Texas brews while you watch game 1 of the NBA Finals.
The Tavern (12th and Lamar)
The Tavern is an Austin classic with great food, great beer, and even better large screen TV’s. Yes you can catch all the NBA drama while inhaling one of the Tavern’s many great appetizers. For those of you over by 12th and Lamar tonight, head over to the Tavern to watch game 1!
If you were afraid of going to a crowded bar where you have no view of the game tonight, fear not! The Warehouse Saloon has over 20 screens including three 10 foot screens. It will be as if you have floor seats to the game as you sip on your happy hour draft. For great viewing of the game and great drinks, head over to the Warehouse Saloon.
Third Base Sports Bar is a new Austin favorite that has multiple locations around town. They have every sports package available for their HD flat screen televisions, which can only make for a better NBA finals experience. Not only that but they also have great drink specials, so if you’re in the mood for some $3 wells tonight while you’re watching the game Third Base is the place to go.
The NBA Finals, starting with game 1 tonight at 8pm, will be full of drama that we will talk about for ages… or at least until next year. Check out one of our suggested bars to go cheer on your favorite team at. From 10 foot screens, $2 Bud Lights, and local Texas brews you won’t go wrong watching the Spurs Take the Heat at one of these great Austin bars.
The Half Past Now Team