Where to watch NBA on TV? Complete breakdown

The start of the 2023-24 NBA season is just around the corner, and you probably wonder where to watch NBA on TV. The new season will officially begin on October 24 and, for the first time, will feature the NBA In-season tournament. Again, we will have an interesting Christmas program, the All-Star weekend. The Play-In tournament will fire us up for the Playoffs, and the season will culminate in June 2024 with the NBA Finals.

Where to watch NBA on TV? Complete breakdown
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The NBA is the most popular sports league in the world with millions of fans following every step of the action. There are multiple ways how to watch NBA, and in this article, we will cover the traditional way, or watching the NBA on TV.

USA National broadcasters

The best games of the season featuring the hottest teams of the season are nationally televised in the United States. There are three broadcasters who are paying billions of dollars for these right: ESPN, ABC and TNT. The league itself offer the top action on their NBA TV.

Regional Broadcasters

Each of the 30 NBA teams can be followed on local TV stations where their local fanbase can watch the games regardless of whether they are covered by the national broadcasters. Most of these televisions offer the full team schedule on their program while there are also some who broadcast only a part of it. In the following lines, we will provide all the local TV stations that cover each team:

New York Knicks – MSG Network

Brooklyn Nets – YES Network and WWOR-TV

Philadelphia 76ers – NBC Sports Philadelphia

Washington Wizards – Monumental Sports Network

Orlando Magic – Bally Sports Florida

Boston Celtics – NBC Sports Boston

Miami Heat – Bally Sports Sun

Chicago Bulls – NBA Sports Chicago

Cleveland Cavaliers – Bally Sports Ohio

Atlanta Hawks – Bally Sports Southeast

Charlotte Hornets – Bally Sports Southeast

Milwaukee Bucks – Bally Sports Wisconsin

Indiana Pacers – Bally Sports Indiana

Toronto Raptors – TSN and TSN2 (41 games), Sports Net One (41 games)

Detroit Pistons – Bally Sports Detroit

Oklahoma City Thunder – Bally Sports Oklahoma

Portland Trail Blazers – Root Sports Northwest

Golden State Warriors – NBC Sports Bay Area

New Orleans Pelicans – Bally Sports New Orleans

Sacramento Kings – NBC Sports California

Phoenix Suns – KTVK (40 games), KPHE-LD (30 games)

Los Angeles Lakers – Spectrum SportsNet

Los Angeles Clippers – Bally Sports SoCal (most games), Bally Sports West (some games) and KTLA (15 games)

Houston Rockets – Space City Home Network

San Antonio Spurs – Bally Sports Southwest (most games), KENS (10 games) and KMYS (12 games)

Minnesota Timberwolves – Bally Sports North and WUCW

Memphis Grizzlies – Bally Sports Southeast

Denver Nuggets – Altitude Sports

Utah Jazz – KUTV (primary) and KJZZ (select games)

Dallas Mavericks – Bally Sports Southwest (most games) and KTXA

Where to watch NBA on TV? Complete breakdown
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International broadcasters

We are all aware of the globalization of the NBA and the best prove for that is the fact that the NBA is televised in more than 200 countries worldwide. Wherever you are you will have a chance to watch the NBA on TV and here are all the broadcasters worldwide.


Central America and Mexico

Costa Rica: ESPN

El Salvador: ESPN

Guatemala: ESPN

Honduras: ESPN

Nicaragua: ESPN

Dominican Republic : ESPN, CDN Deportes and NBA TV International

Mexico: ESPN, TUDN and NBA TV International

Panama: ESPN, Cable Onda Sports and NBA TV International

South America

Argentina: ESPN, DirecTV Sports and NBA TV International

Bolivia: ESPN

Brazil: ESPN and Prime Video

Chile: ESPN, DirecTV Sports and NBA TV International

Colombia: ESPN, DirecTV Sports and NBA TV International

Ecuador: ESPN, DirecTV Sports and NBA TV International

Paraguay: ESPN

Peru: ESPN, DirecTV Sports and NBA TV International

Suriname: ESPN, SportsMax, SCCN and NBA TV International

Uruguay: ESPN, DirecTV Sports and NBA TV International

Venezuela: ESPN, DirecTV Sports and NBA TV International

North America and Caribbean

Canada: TSN, Sportsnet, NBA TV Canada and RDS

Caribbean Community: ESPN, SportsMax and NBA TV International

Puerto Rico: ABC, ESPN, WAPA 2 Deportes, TNT and NBA TV


Albania: Tring Sport

Andorra: Movistar+

Armenia: Fast Sports and Setanta Sports

Austria: DAZN and ProSieben MAXX

Azerbaijan: Setanta Sports

Belarus: Setanta Sports

Belgium: Eleven Sports

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Arena Sport and NBA TV International

Bulgaria: Diema Sport

Croatia: Arena Sport

Cyprus: CYTA and NBA TV International

Czech Republic: Nova Sport

Denmark: TV 2 Sport

Estonia: TV3 Sport and NBA TV International

Finland: Nelonen Media

France: beIN Sports

Georgia: Silknet and Setanta Sports

Germany: DAZN, ProSieben MAXX and NBA TV International

Greece: Cosmote Sport

Hungary: Sport1

Iceland: Stöð 2 Sport

Republic of Ireland: Sky Sports

Italy: Sky Sport

Latvia: TV3 Sport and NBA TV International

Liechtenstein: DAZN

Lithuania: TV3 Sport and NBA TV International

Luxembourg: Eleven Sports

Moldova: Setanta Sports

Montenegro: Arena Sport and NBA TV International

Netherlands: ESPN

Macedonia: Arena Sport and NBA TV International

Norway: VG+

Poland: Canal+

Portugal: Sport TV and NBA TV International

Romania: Telekom Romania

Russia: MEGOGO

San Marino: Sky Sport

Serbia: Arena Sport and NBA TV International

Slovakia: Nova Sport

Slovenia: Arena Sport and NBA TV International

Spain: Movistar+

Sweden: C More Sport

Switzerland: DAZN and ProSieben MAXX

Turkey: S Sport and NBA TV International

Ukraine: Setanta Sports

United Kingdom: Sky Sports, BBC

Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa: ESPN, CanalSat Afrique and NBA TV International

South Africa: SABC

Middle East and North Africa

Israel: Sport 5

Middle East: beIN Sports

North Africa MENA: beIN Sports


Central Asia: Setanta Sports

Indian subcontinent: Viacom18

China: Tencent, China Mobile, CCTV, Fujian TV, GreatSports Channel and Guangdong Television

Hong Kong: Sports 2 World, ViuTV

Macau: M Plus and Sports 2 World

Indonesia: Emtek, TVRI and NBA TV International

Japan: Rakuten

Brunei: Astro SuperSport

Malaysia: Astro SuperSport

South Korea: SPOTV

Mongolia: SPS

Philippines: TV5 Network, NBA TV Philippines and Setanta Sports

Singapore: Starhub and NBA TV International

Taiwan: Videoland and ELTA Sports

Cambodia: TrueVisions and NBA TV International

Laos: TrueVisions and NBA TV International

Thailand: TrueVisions and NBA TV International

Tajikistan: Varzish TV

Vietnam: FPT


Australia: ESPN

New Zealand: ESPN

Papua New Guinea: ESPN

Pacific Islands: ESPN

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