NBA TV Live Stream Guide | Watch NBA TV Games Live
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.
|Channel||Regular & Postseason Broadcast Schedule||Watch Link||App|
|NBA-TV||Games 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 games||NBA TV||NBA 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 Hill, Candace 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
NBA TV Center Court Broadcast Team
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TV Providers that carry NBA TV (ordered by price)
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
|11||Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers|
|9||Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Utah Jazz|
|8||Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards|
|7||Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns|
|6||Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs|
|5||New Orleans Pelicans|
|3||Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, Sacramento Kings|
|2||Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Toronto Raptors|
|1||Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers|
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