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The 2022-2023 NBA season is heating up. For sports fanatics who want to watch their favorite teams face off, there are plenty of affordable streaming options that offer NBA coverage live and on-demand.
What’s on the NBA schedule this week? Tuesday’s (March 7) game schedule includes the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Orlando Magic at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and New York Knicks vs. Charlotte Hornets at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on NBA League Pass. The Philadelphia 76ers and Minnesota Timberwolves game is scheduled to air at 7:30 p.m./4:30 p.m. on TNT.
Although Tuesday’s Washington Wizards vs. Detroit Pistons game has been postponed, the Golden State Warriors vs. Oklahoma Thunder and Brooklyn Nets vs. Houston Rockets games are both scheduled for 8 p.m./ET 5 p.m. PT on NBA League Pass.
How long is the NBA season? We’ve reached week 21 of the season, which is held from Oct. 18, 2022, until April 10, 2023.
Read on for details on how to watch games without cable.
How to Watch & Stream NBA Games Without Cable
If you’re a die-hard basketball fan, NBA League Pass is an obvious choice. Watch hundreds of live games and 24/7 access to news, highlights, studio shows and classic games from the archives for $14.99/month after a free trial for seven days ($19.99 to watch without commercials and stream games on two devices simultaneously).
NBA League Pass is also available on Prime Video and YouTube TV. Prime members can watch NBA League Pass games through the Prime Video app and stream on hundreds of devices including a smart TV, phone, computer or tablet. Click below to launch your free trial.
NBA League Pass on Prime Video
$14.99/month after 7-day free trial
Where else can you watch the NBA 2022-2023 season? If you’d rather not subscribe to NBA League pass, you can watch and stream select basketball games airing on TNT, ESPN, ABC, etc. on Direct TV Stream, Fubo, Sling TV and other platforms that provide live television.
Most streamers offer a free trial or a discount at sign up, so you won’t necessarily have to pay out of pocket depending on which platform you choose.
To make shopping a little easier, we collected a short list of some of the more affordable options and what they offer.
Direct TV Stream has an Entertainment package that’s discounted to $74.99/month for more than 75 channels including ABC, NBC, ESPN, CBS, TNT, USA and TLC. The package includes unlimited DVR storage and free HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax, STARZ and MGM+ for three months.
Direct TV Stream
$74.99/month for 12 months (with purchase of streaming device) $84.99 12% off% OFF
For a limited time, Direct TV Stream is discounted $10 per month ($120 per year) for the first 12 months with the purchase of a Direct TV streaming device, which allows you to watch live and on-demand channels alongside streamers like Prime Video, HBO Max, Disney+ and Netflix, all in once place.
How to Watch NBA Games on Sling, Fubo & More
Sling TV subscribers can watch basketball games on TNT, NBA TV, ESPN and ESPN2 for just $20 for the first month (regular $40/month). Sling’s Orange tier gets you access to 31 channels, 50 hours of DVR storage and one device stream.
$20 $40 50% off% OFF
For additional channels, DVR storage and up to three device streams, upgrade to Sling Blue currently discounted to $22.50 for the first month or the Orange and Blue tier currently $30 for the first month.
Fubo Pro is $74.99 a month after a free trial for the first week and includes 151 channels, over 100 sporting events, cloud DVR (1,000 hours) and streaming from unlimited screens at home. For Spanish-speaking sports fans, Fubo’s Latino package is discounted to $24.99 a month (regular $32.99) after a free trial for the first week.
Another similarly priced option, Vidgo English Plus is $64.95 a month to access 110+ live and on-demand channels and 20 hours of free DVR for the first 90 days.
Vidgo offers Ultimate, Premium, Plus and Vidgo Mas packages ranging from $34.95/month to $99.95/month.
Additionally, Verizon Fios and T-Mobile offer live TV and if you’re streaming internationally, ExpressVPN lets you watch ESPN and other channels and streaming platforms from outside of the U.S.
Join Hulu + Live TV and stream over 75 channels, plus access to ESPN+, Hulu and Disney+, for less than $75 per month. Unfortunately, there are no NBA games scheduled to stream on ESPN+ but the platform carries a ton of other sports content including UFC, MLB and NFL.
Although NBA games won’t be airing on ESPN+, a number of games will air on ESPN.
Which NBA games will be airing on ESPN this week? The Dallas Mavericks and New Orleans Pelicans game is scheduled for Wednesday (March 8) at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT, while the Toronto Raptors and L.A. Clippers game goes down at 10:00 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on ESPN.
The New York Knicks face the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday (March 12) at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
See the full schedule of NBA games here.
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