A slam dunk for basketball fans

From the tip off to the buzzer beater, you won’t miss a second of the action when you watch basketball games live with DIRECTV.

TV schedule

Find out what basketball games are on tonight or when your favorite team is playing next below.
Req’s RSNs avail. with CHOICE™ package or higher. Availability of RSNs varies by ZIP code and package.

A one-stop basketball shop

DIRECTV has the channels you need to watch basketball games live, including ABC, ESPN, TNT, FOX Sports, NBA TV & 40+ Regional Sports Networks, so you don’t have to miss a single shot.

Blackout restrictions apply. Local channels not available in all markets. RSNs avail. with CHOICE package or higher. Avail. of RSNs varies by ZIP code and pkg.

Personalize your Basketball experience

With DIRECTV SPORTS CENTRAL™, you can customize your account to follow your favorite basketball teams, so you know when your games are on. Plus, get real-time stats, game time notifications, pre-game odds & more, right on your TV.

Get in the game with NBA League Pass

With a subscription to NBA League Pass**, basketball super fans can watch up to 40 out-of-market games live & on demand every week.

Actual number of games varies based on blackout restrictions and other conditions.

The way to watch basketball playoffs

DIRECTV’s basketball experience makes you feel like you’re sitting courtside, making it the perfect companion to your basketball playoffs watch party.

Stream games all summer long

If you're looking for women's professional basketball, DIRECTV has got you covered. Get the most out of the season by watching women's professional basketball games like the Commissioner's Cup & more live on ESPN, ESPN 2 and ABC.

24/7/365 basketball with NBA TV

NBA TV airs 130 exclusive regular season and basketball games live, plus a 24/7 stream of analysis, replays & so much more. And it's yours with the CHOICE™ TV Package or above.

The MVP of basketball coverage

DIRECTV INSIDER has what you need to stay on top of all things basketball. Whether you’re looking for schedules, watch guides or something else, you’ll find it here.

Get your head in the game

With team schedules, can’t-miss matchups, rosters & more, you’ll always know how to watch basketball & where your favorite team is playing.

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Frequently asked questions

Log into your DIRECTV account online and sign up or you can purchase a subscription from the channel guide on your TV.  The NBA League Pass action appears on Ch.750-768 during the regular season. Half season offer of $49.99 available now through March 11th.

DIRECTV NBA basketball schedule has every regular season game listed, so you don’t miss your team in action!

You can watch NBA TV with DIRECTV on channel number 216. Stream NBA games live or watch iconic and classic basketball games. Plus, gain access to studio shows and NBA analysis from around the league. NBA TV is included in the CHOICE™ package or higher. For all the latest NBA team action check out our NBA Guide.

The NBA all-star game will be televised live from Indianapolis, Indiana February 18th on TNT. The 73rd NBA All Star game will feature the return of the East-West matchup and traditional scoring system.

Includes live, out-of-market, regular-season games only. Blackout restrictions & other conditions apply. Your NBA League Pass subscription will automatically renew each season provided DIRECTV carries this service, at the then-prevailing rate (currently $99.99), unless you cancel online at or call 800-531-5000 by the date specified in your renewal notice. Up until one week after the 2023-24 season starts, you can cancel anytime and receive any applicable refund. Otherwise, subscription cannot be canceled, and subscription fee cannot be refunded for current season. Commercial locations require an appropriate licensee agreement. NBA, the NBA logo, and team identifications are the exclusive intellectual property of NBA Properties, Inc. and the respective member teams ©2023 NBA Properties, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Local broadcast restrictions apply to games viewed on and NBA app. Customer will not be able to watch game if service ZIP code matches the blackout area for that game. Online access is only available on certain operating systems. Visit for a list of system requirements and compatible mobile devices.
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