NBA TV Live Stream Guide | Watch NBA TV Games Live

Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson on set at NBA TV at Turner Sports in Atlanta, Georgia.Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson on set at NBA TV at Turner Sports in Atlanta, Georgia.By: Jean luc harrington

Our guide shows you how to watch live NBA games on NBA TV throughout the regular season and playoffs by detailing prices and plans for every cable, satellite and cord-cutting option carrying this network. Or see how to live stream NBA games on NBA TV from your phone, tablet or compatible streaming device; all links just below. 

Watch/Stream NBA Games on NBA TV

NBA TV is a national cable channel dedicated specifically to NBA basketball. It started operating in 1999, making it the oldest subscription network in North America. The program is owned an operated by the NBA itself and is available most everywhere. It can air regular season NBA games any day of the week except for Thursday, which is exclusively used by TNT.

Being that NBA TV airs nationally, everyone can expect to get the same broadcast no matter the region you are viewing it from. The network features exhibition games, regular season games and select playoff matches. Along with games NBA TV also features up-to-date NBA news, highlights, individual player documentaries and more.

NBA TV can come with select cable packages, though if not you may be able to call your cable provider to add it on for a fee. You can also watch the live stream of NBA TV games with the NBA app. You can watch the live stream on numerous devices -- iOS and Android smarphones, tablets, smart TVs, Roku, Amazon Fire and more.

ChannelRegular & Postseason Broadcast ScheduleWatch LinkApp
NBA-TVGames any given day of the regular season except Thurs (typically Mon, Tues or Sat with occasional Wed, Fri or Sun games when ESPN can't air games), some first round NBA Playoff gamesNBA TVNBA app

NBA TV Center Court

NBA TV Center Court is the marque of NBA TV, airing 20 NBA games throughout the season. Center Court is also the newest addition to NBA TV after replacing 'Players Only' in 2017. It will air 20 live NBA games throughout the season with enhanced viewing options such as viewing options specifically for smart phones, celebrity influencers, analytics and social media integration. Center Court will air the first half of all Tuesday night NBA games, and the second half of all Monday night NBA games.

The announcers for NBA TV Center Court are Brian Anderson serving as play-by-play voice, along with analyst Greg Anthony and Dennis Scott as the on-site reporter. Studio coverage for NBA TV Center Court will be hosted by Casey Stern, along with analysts Grant HillCandace Parker and Isiah Thomas.

You must first have a cable provider package that includes NBA TV in order to gain access to Center Court. You can also access Center Court through the Center Court app 

NBA TV Center Court Studio Team

Candace Parker
Candace Parker
Studio Analyst
Grant Hill
Grant Hill
Studio Analyst
Isiah Thomas
Isiah Thomas
Studio Analyst

NBA TV Center Court Broadcast Team

Brian Anderson
Brian Anderson
Play by Play
Dennis Scott
Dennis Scott
Courtside Reporter
Greg Anthony
Greg Anthony
Color Commentator

TV Providers that carry NBA TV (ordered by price)

TV Service Provider# PlansLowest# ChansHighest# Chans
Xfinity2$59.99182$104.99215
YouTube TV1$64.9997
DirecTV4$69.99178$134.99266
Spectrum TV2$69.99221$89.99284
AT&T TV3$74.99163$129.99184
Dish Network2$84.99170$94.99201
FuboTV1$84.99161
AT&T TV Now3$124.00160$183.00181

NBA Gametime Live

NBA Gametime Live is the flagship program of NBA TV. The show features live footage of games throughout the night (meaning it will air footage from select games airing live on local broadcasts) and provides analysis, interviews, and breaking news out of the NBA. The show will not feature any footage of games airing on ESPN and it's family of channels or ABC. NBA Gametime will air live six days a week at numerous times at lengths, though it does not air on Thursdays due to the NBA's commitment to TNT. The postgame edition, Gametime Live: Postgame will air air daily and cover all NBA Playoff games. 

Teams that Play on NBA TV this Season

GamesTeam(s)
12Philadelphia 76ers
11Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Portland Trailblazers
10Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder
9Milwaukee Bucks
8Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Pelicans, Toronto Raptors
7Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings
6Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz
5Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies, Orlando Magic
4Atlanta Hawks
3Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs
2Charlotte Hornets, Washington Wizards
1Detroit Pistons, Minnesota Timberwolves

Previous NBA TV Games (EST)

8/12
4:00PM
Wed
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8/11
2:00PM
Tue
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8/10
3:00PM
Mon
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8/9
9:00PM
Sun
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8/9
6:30PM
Sun
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8/7
4:00PM
Fri
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8/6
1:30PM
Thu
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8/5
4:00PM
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8/4
4:00PM
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8/4
1:30PM
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8/3
4:00PM
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8/3
1:30PM
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8/2
6:00PM
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7/31
4:00PM
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3/9
9:00PM
Mon
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3/8
9:00PM
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3/8
6:00PM
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3/2
7:30PM
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2/24
10:30PM
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2/24
7:00PM
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2/23
8:30PM
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2/23
6:00PM
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2/10
10:30PM
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2/10
8:00PM
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2/9
7:00PM
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2/9
3:30PM
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2/3
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2/3
7:30PM
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1/27
9:00PM
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1/26
9:00PM
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1/26
3:30PM
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1/24
10:30PM
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1/24
7:00PM
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1/21
8:30PM
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1/20
2:30PM
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1/18
6:00PM
Sat
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1/14
10:30PM
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1/14
8:00PM
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1/7
10:30PM
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1/7
7:30PM
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1/6
10:00PM
Mon
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1/6
7:00PM
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1/2
10:30PM
Thu
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1/2
7:30PM
Thu
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1/1
7:30PM
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12/31
7:00PM
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12/30
10:00PM
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12/30
7:00PM
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12/27
10:30PM
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12/27
7:00PM
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12/27
4:00PM
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12/23
10:00PM
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12/23
7:00PM
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12/22
9:30PM
Sun
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12/22
7:00PM
Sun
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12/21
9:00PM
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12/17
10:30PM
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12/17
7:00PM
Tue
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12/16
8:00PM
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12/15
8:00PM
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12/14
7:30PM
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12/14
5:00PM
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12/9
8:00PM
Mon
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12/7
7:30PM
Sat
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12/5
7:30PM
Thu
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12/4
9:00PM
Wed
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12/2
10:00PM
Mon
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12/2
7:00PM
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11/30
7:00PM
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11/29
10:30PM
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11/29
8:00PM
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11/26
8:30PM
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11/25
10:30PM
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11/25
8:00PM
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11/23
7:30PM
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11/19
10:30PM
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11/19
8:00PM
Tue
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11/18
8:00PM
Mon
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11/16
6:00PM
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11/12
10:00PM
Tue
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11/12
7:00PM
Tue
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11/11
10:30PM
Mon
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11/11
8:00PM
Mon
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11/8
10:30PM
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11/5
8:00PM
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11/4
10:30PM
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11/4
7:30PM
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11/2
9:00PM
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11/2
7:00PM
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10/29
10:30PM
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10/29
7:30PM
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10/28
10:30PM
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10/28
8:00PM
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