NBA TV is owned by the National Basketball Association of America. It is the oldest league controlled and owned cable network in America. The league mainly uses the network as a way of advertising its out of market package called the NBA League pass and the partner channel TNT. The channel broadcasts all things basketball from exhibitions to playoffs and regular season games.

Channel Sports Games Streamed Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
hulu-live-stream-300x222 Most NBA Games on Hulu! $39.99 (Best Deal) Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
Watch-NBA-TV-Online NBA Yes, with Hulu/Sling Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc Yes Yes
fubo-live-sports ALL NBA Games Live! $44.95 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
VPN-Live-Stream-300x67 Use a VPN to Watch NBA Games $2 /month Try a VPN for $2 Yes No Yes Yes

Watch the NBA TV Without Cable

It is possible to watch or stream NBA TV and that too without having a regular cable TV subscription. Streaming services like Sling TV, Fubo and DIRECTV NOW have made it possible for basketball fans to live stream NBA TV via their mobile devices or computer’s browser. Also, the app (all services have apps for iOS and android devices) ensures that subscribers can even stream on the go from anywhere within the United States.

Try out these services using the buttons below:

Sling (7 Days Free) Fubo (7 Days Free) HULU Live (7 Days Free) DIRECTV NOW (7 Days Free)
 Try Sling TV Try Fubo Try Hulu Live Try DTVN

Watch NBA Games Live This Season with a VPN

If you’re concerned about privacy and computer security these days you may want to consider streaming NBA games via VPN. They’re not expensive (3 bucks a month) and help protect you and your devices from tracking software.

Try a VPN for $2

Streaming NBA TV with the Official App

The NBA TV app does not stream the channel live. However, what it does is allow subscribers to watch a couple of programs. Alternatively, people with a League Pass can watch regular season games or ones they have signed up to watch.

Which Sports Events are Streamed on NBA TV?

Most regular season games and the playoffs are telecast on NBA TV. However, please check the network’s broadcast schedule for programing specific to your location.