With the 2023-24 NBA regular season just around the corner, fans are eagerly anticipating the exciting storylines that await. From the Denver Nuggets’ potential repeat championship to Bradley Beal’s stint with the Phoenix Suns, there’s a lot to look forward to this season. However, in order to catch all the action, it’s essential to know how to watch NBA games. Here’s your all-encompassing guide:
If you have cable, satellite, or a streaming service that offers ESPN, ABC, TNT, and NBA TV, you’ll have access to all the games. The Washington Wizards’ games, for example, will be broadcasted on Monumental Sports Network, which recently acquired NBC Sports Washington.
On cable, all 30 teams are scheduled to make at least one appearance on TNT or ESPN. Primetime weeknight doubleheaders will be played at 7:30 p.m. ET/10 p.m. ET on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Additionally, ABC will televise 16 games as part of its two-weekend series, NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC and NBA Sunday Showcase.
If you prefer streaming services, options like Directv Stream, Fubo TV, YouTube TV, Hulu, and Sling offer alternatives to watch NBA games. You can subscribe to ESPN or TNT through these services and watch games on their respective apps.
For FuboTV, they offer three plans: Pro, Elite, and Premier, ranging from $74.99 to $94.99 per month. On top of these plans, you can add NBA League Pass for $14.99/month for a limited time.
Sling TV has two main subscription plans – Sling Orange and Sling Blue. Sling Orange includes ESPN and TNT for $40 per month, while Sling Blue includes NBA TV and more sports channels for the same price. Combining both plans costs $55 per month. NBA League Pass can be added for an additional $29/month or $18/month for access to a specific team.
YouTube TV costs $64.99/month and offers out-of-market broadcasts with NBA League Pass. The annual subscription for $119.99/year allows viewers to watch all games of a single team.
Hulu + Live TV, starting at $69.99/month, carries nationally broadcast games and most regional sports networks (RSNs) that host NBA game broadcasts in local markets.
If you want access to every game throughout the season, NBA League Pass is the way to go. The standard plan costs $99.99/year, while the premium plan, which includes commercial-free viewing on 3 devices and in-arena streams, is available for $149.99/year.
For NBA TV, you can purchase the network standalone for $7/month or $59/year through NBA League Pass. It’s available through various platforms like YouTube TV, Fubo, DirecTV Stream, and Amazon Prime Video.
Keep in mind that blackout restrictions may apply to nationally and locally televised games, but you canpass them using a VPN service like NordVPN, SurfShark, or PureVPN.
With this comprehensive guide, you’ll have all the necessary information to enjoy the NBA 2023-24 season.
– Monumental Sports Network
– Sling TV
– YouTube TV
– NBA League Pass
– NBA TV