With the 2018-2019 NBA regular season tipping off October 16th, make sure you have what you need to catch the most action.


What services and channels do I need to watch NBA basketball?


If you're new to Sling TV this season, most games are on FOX and NBC Regional Sports Networks, which are available in select markets with our Sling Blue service. 


Check below to see where you find your team on Regional Sports Networks available on Sling TV:


Channel
Team(s)
FOX Sports Arizona
Suns
FOX Sports South
Hornets, Grizzlies
FOX Sports Detroit
Pistons
FOX Sports Florida
Magic
FOX Sports Sun
Heat, Magic
FOX Sports Midwest
Pacers
FOX Sports Southwest
Pelicans, Mavericks, Spurs, Thunder
FOX Sports North
Timberwolves, Bucks
FOX Sports Ohio
Cavaliers
FOX Sports Southeast
Hawks
FOX Sports Prime Ticket
Clippers
YES Network
Nets
NBC Sports Bay Area
Warriors
NBC Sports California
Kings
NBC Sports Chicago
Bulls
NBC Sports Washington
Wizards


Click here for more information on how to find your game on a Regional Sports Network with Sling TV. 


The following national channels will show select NBA basketball games throughout the upcoming season:


Channel
Service
TNT
Sling Orange; Sling Blue
ESPN
Sling Orange
ESPN2
Sling Orange
ESPN3 (including games broadcast on ABC)
Sling Orange
NBA TV
Sling Orange/Sling Blue + Sports Extra


If you're already a Sling TV subscriber and want to add additional services like Sports Extra to your subscription, you can do so right from the Sling TV app on select devices. Click here for details, or select My Account in the top corner of this page to make changes to your subscription immediately. 


Additional channels may add games as the season progresses. Please check back here for what you'll need to see those channels.


NBA LEAGUE PASS and NBA TEAM PASS


With NBA LEAGUE PASS and NBA TEAM PASS, you can watch the out-of-market regular season NBA matchups you've been missing. Lifelong San Antonio fan living in Brooklyn? Or maybe you're a fanatic that wants to see the biggest and best matchups every night. NBA LEAGUE PASS and NBA TEAM PASS let you follow your favorite teams, players, and matchups if you're in one city, and they're in another! 


Add NBA LEAGUE PASS or NBA TEAM PASS easily by logging in to your account at sling.com and selecting Change Subscription. Under Standalone Subscriptions, select Show More. Here, you can select NBA LEAGUE PASS to view all out-of-market games, or choose your team with NBA TEAM PASS. 





For more information on NBA LEAGUE PASS and NBA TEAM PASS, click here


What NBA games can I watch on Sling TV this week?


Matchup
Time (ET)
Channel(s)

National | Home | Away
Monday, December 10
Washington @ Indiana7:00pm--FOX Sports Midwest
NBC Sports Washington
Detroit @ Philadelphia7:00pm----FOX Sports Detroit
New Orleans @ Boston*7:30pmNBA TV
--FOX Sports Southwest
Sacramento @ Chicago8:00pm--NBC Sports Chicago
NBC Sports California
Cleveland @ Milwaukee8:00pm--FOX Sports North
FOX Sports Ohio
Utah @ OKC8:00pm--FOX Sports Southwest
--
Orlando @ Dallas8:30pm--FOX Sports Southwest
FOX Sports Florida
Memphis @ Denver9:00pm----FOX Sports Southeast
LA Clippers @ Phoenix9:00pm--FOX Sports Arizona
FOX Sports Prime Ticket
Minnesota @ Golden State10:30pm--NBC Sports Bay Area
FOX Sports North
Miami @ LA Lakers*10:30pmNBA TV
--FOX Sports SUN
Tuesday, December 11
Portland @ Houston*8:00pmNBA TV
----
Phoenix @ San Antonio8:30pm--FOX Sports Southwest
FOX Sports Arizona
Toronto @ LA Clippers*10:30pmNBA TV
FOX Sports Prime Ticket
--
Wednesday, December 12
Detroit @ Charlotte7:00pm--FOX Sports Southeast
FOX Sports Detroit
New York @ Cleveland7:00pm--FOX Sports Ohio
--
Milwaukee @ Indiana7:00pm--FOX Sports Midwest
FOX Sports North
Brooklyn @ Philadelphia7:00pm----YES Network
Boston @ Washington7:00pm--NBC Sports Washington
--
Portland @ Memphis8:00pm--FOX Sports Southeast
--
OKC @ New Orleans*8:00pmESPN
FOX Sports Southwest
FOX Sports Southwest
Atlanta @ Dallas8:30pm--FOX Sports Southwest
FOX Sports Southeast
Miami @ Utah9:00pm----FOX Sports SUN
Minnesota @ Sacramento10:00pm--NBC Sports California
FOX Sports North
Toronto @ Golden State*10:30pmESPN
NBC Sports Bay Area
--
Thursday, December 13
LA Lakers @ Houston*8:00pmTNT
----
LA Clippers @ San Antonio8:30pm--FOX Sports Southwest
FOX Sports Prime Ticket
Chicago @ Orlando9:30pm--FOX Sports Florida
NBC Sports Chicago
Dallas @ Phoenix10:30pmTNT
----
Friday, December 14
Atlanta @ Boston7:00pm----FOX Sports Southeast
New York @ Charlotte7:00pm--FOX Sports Southeast
--
Washington @ Brooklyn7:30pm--YES Network
NBC Sports Washington
Milwaukee @ Cleveland7:30pm--FOX Sports Ohio
FOX Sports North
Indiana @ Philadelphia*7:30pmESPN
--FOX Sports Midwest
Miami @ Memphis8:00pm--FOX Sports Southeast
FOX Sports SUN
OKC @ Denver10:00pmESPN
--FOX Sports Southwest
Golden State @ Sacramento10:00pm--NBC Sports California
NBC Sports Bay Area
Saturday, December 15
Utah @ Orlando*5:00pmNBA TV
FOX Sports Florida
--
LA Lakers @ Charlotte7:00pm--FOX Sports Southeast
--
Boston @ Detroit7:00pm--FOX Sports Detroit
--
Houston @ Memphis8:00pm--FOX Sports Southeast
--
LA Clippers @ OKC9:00pm--FOX Sports Southwest
FOX Sports Prime Ticket
Minnesota @ Phoenix9:00pm--FOX Sports Arizona
FOX Sports North
Sunday, December 16
Atlanta @ Brooklyn3:00pm--YES Netwrok
FOX Sports Southeast
Philadelphia @ Cleveland3:30pm--FOX Sports Ohio
--
New York @ Indiana5:00pm--FOX Sports Midwest
--
LA Lakers @ Washington6:00pm--NBC Sports Washington
--
Sacramento @ Dallas7:00pm--FOX Sports Southwest
NBC Sports California
Miami @ New Orleans7:00pm--FOX Sports Southwest
FOX Sports SUN


Game dates, times and networks subject to change. Device and blackout restrictions may apply.


Games aired on Regional Sports Networks may be available on an alternate channel. Check your guide to find alternate channels. Click here for more information.


* - Out-of-market only. Games on national channels may be blacked out in your area if the game is also available on a local channel or Regional Sports Network, even if the channel where the game is being broadcast isn't available on Sling.


What devices can I watch NBA basketball on?


NBA basketball games on Sling TV can be viewed on all compatible devices, including your TV, laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Click here to see all the devices that support Sling TV. 


Ready to watch right now? Visit watch.sling.com and start watching right from your Google Chrome browser on your PC or MAC!


Note: If you'd like to view NBA basketball games on Sling TV from your smartphone or tablet, for the best viewing experience, make sure to enable location services:


Enable location services on iOS
Enable location services on Android
  1. From the device home screen, tap Settings
  2. Select Privacy > Location Services > Sling TV
  3. Ensure that While Using the App has a check mark next to it
  1. On the device home screen, tap the Settings icon
  2. Select Location > Google Location Reporting > Location Reporting
  3. Toggle the switch to ON


Will NBA basketball games be blacked out?


Note: Some games may be blacked out due to local blackout rules, or because Sling TV doesn't have the rights to broadcast a game. Impacted subscribers will not be able to watch the game unless it is also on a local broadcast network, available either through your Sling TV subscription, or with an over-the-air antenna. For more information on blackouts, please click here.


If you receive a blackout message on a Regional Sports Network you receive through Sling TV and believe this may be in error, or if that channel is missing from your guide, click here for steps to troubleshoot the issue.