How to live stream NBA games: Updated national TV schedule on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV and ABC this season

By | March 26, 2023

With the 2022-23 NBA season in full swing, there are a number of ways to keep up with the action.

Between TNT, the ESPN family of networks and NBA TV, over 250 games will air nationally throughout the 2022-23 NBA season. From opening week to the final buzzer at the end of the regular season, the league’s marquee matchups will be readily available for fans to enjoy.

As coverage of the league expands, so do the ways in which fans are able to tune in. This season, there are a number of options for fans to stream NBA games, from various streaming services to different subscription services tied to each individual network.

We’ve got you covered with a few ways of live-streaming all the NBA games this season as well as the complete schedules for nationally televised games in 2022-23.

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How to live stream NBA games 2022-23

ESPN and ABC will combine to televise 100 games this season. Nationally televised games that air on the ESPN family of networks can be streamed on Watch ESPN, or the ESPN App.

Including opening night, TNT will air 65 total games throughout the 2022-23 regular season. Games that air on TNT can be streamed on Watch TNT or with a cable login.

Games that air on NBA TV and games that do not air nationally can be streamed via NBA League Pass, though blackout restrictions apply in local regions of NBA teams. Subscriptions for NBA League Pass begin at $14.99 monthly or $49.99 for the season.

Fans in the U.S. can watch the biggest games of the 2022-23 NBA season on Sling TV, which is now offering HALF OFF your first month! Stream Sling Orange for $20 in your first month to catch all regular season games on TNT, ESPN & ABC. For games on NBA TV, subscribe to Sling Orange & Sports Extra for $27.50 in your first month. Local regional blackout restrictions apply.

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ABC and ESPN national TV schedule 2022-23

ABC and ESPN will combine to air 100 regular season games. The ESPN family of networks will air games on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Date Matchup Time (ET)
Wednesday, March 29 Mavericks vs. 76ers 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 29 Timberwolves vs. Suns 10 p.m.
Wednesday, April 5 Bulls vs. Bucks 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 5 Lakers vs. Clippers 10 p.m.
Sunday, April 9 TBD TBD
Sunday, April 9 TBD TBD

TNT national TV schedule 2022-23

TNT will air 65 games during the regular season. TNT games will be broadcast on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Date Matchup Time (ET)
Tuesday, March 28 Heat vs. Raptors 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 28 Pelicans vs. Warriors 10 p.m.
Thursday, March 30 Celtics vs. Bucks 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 30 Pelicans vs. Nuggets 10 p.m.
Tuesday, April 4 Celtics vs. 76ers 8 p.m.
Thursday, April 6 Heat vs. 76ers 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 6 Nuggets vs. Suns 10 p.m.

NBA TV national TV schedule 2022-23 

NBA TV will air games on most nights when there is no other national TV offering.

NBA TV is included with a subscription to NBA League Pass.

Date Matchup Time (ET)
Sunday, March 26 Grizzlies vs. Hawks 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 26 Timberwolves vs. Warriors 8:30 p.m.
Monday, March 27 Mavericks vs. Pacers 7 p.m.
Monday, March 27 76ers vs. Nuggets 9:30 p.m.
Friday, March 31 Lakers vs. Timberwolves 8 p.m.
Friday, March 31 Nuggets vs. Suns 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 1 Mavericks vs. Heat 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 2 Mavericks vs. Hawks 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 2 Warriors vs. Nuggets 8:30 p.m.
Friday, April 7 Grizzlies vs. Bucks 8 p.m.
Friday, April 7 Suns vs. Lakers 10:30 p.m.