Watch NBA Live

There are some great games that are being featured each night on the NBA and NCAA.Get the ultimate sporting experience with you watch NBA games live on your Roku player.

How to Watch NBA on Roku

How to Watch NBA on Roku

A cable or satellite subscription will get you the games that you wish but if you are looking to cut the cord, and still enjoy your programming live, then you may want to get a Roku streaming player, first and then subscribe to a low-cost channel available on the store.

No Cable Required

  • Even without cable, there are multiple ways to watch NBA on the Roku
  • Get a subscription to Sling TV, or PlayStation Vue that streams channels WatchESPN, ABC and much more
  • Alternatively, choose DirecTV Now or Hulu with Live to get all of the NBA games

NBA League Pass

  • To watch the games live, you will need the NBA League Pass that come with special subscription rates
  • Free content is also available for the fans – there are several past games that you can enjoy and some current unlocked videos
  • The interface allows you to choose from 5 different categories such as Stats, Schedule, Classic Games, Video, Standings and Settings
  • Live games are subject to blackouts – yet users who have not subscribed can access limited past games and even in-progress games


  • The option is further broken down into Top Plays, Top 10s, Game Recaps, NBA Clips and Nightly Notables
  • Get unpaid access to short videos under all of the above categories


  • For each conference, you will get a full screen of the standings
  • You will be able to view conferences, wins and losses, current streaks, last ten results and division standings


  • The Local Time settings is a highly useful option
  • Users can select this option to watch games at their times

About and Terms and Conditions

  • The Copyright statement and Channel version are featured under the About option
  • There are at least 17 pages of terms and conditions for the reader under the Terms & Conditions options


  • All passes can be cancelled at any time
  • Choose the very popular League Pass Annual where users get to watch every playoff including the final game
  • Get the 2019 NBA draft and watch all the game analytics and documentaries
  • Multiple games are available to watch simultaneously
  • The package is priced at $14.99 annually
  • A monthly subscription at $1.99 / mo. is also available with the same benefits except that the subscription lasts only for a month

Subscriptions Include

  • A premium subscription to NBA League Pass will bring you Preseason highlights according to TV broadcasts
  • You also get to watch All-Star, Regular Season, Playoffs including Each Feed that comes with Away, Home, and camera angles and additional languages
  • A 24-hour live, and exclusive stream is available on NBA TV LIVE that consists of all the interviews, press conferences, live events and features
  • The Pass Premium contains 60+ hours of on-demand videos as well as classic games, documentaries, interviews and much more
  • Full game archives are present as well beginning from 2014-15 up until the current

Multiple Ways on the Roku

There are many other ways to watch the NBA Playoffs on the Roku

Watch TNT

  • You can watch NBA playoffs on the Watch TNT channel on the Roku by adding it from channel store
  • Subscribe to a participating provider to some fantastic shows such as Miracle Workers, I am the Night and much more
  • To activate the channel on the Roku, just go to
  • Before that you may have to choose your relevant provider
  • The TNT channel is also available on Sling TV, Hulu and DirecTV Now

PlayStation Vue

  • Subscribe to the PlayStation Vue channel or app by signing in within the first 30 days after your subscription
  • Besides the NBA playoffs there are a variety of movies and sports that you can watch
  • Choose the basic tier at $44.99 / mo. and upgrade your subscription according to your requirement
  • There are also some great discounts available for watching the NBA Playoffs starting the 6thof May


  • Subscribe to the ESPN channel through a participating provider and authenticate your subscription
  • Alternatively, PlayStation Vue, Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV and a range of other premium providers will allow access to ESPN 1 and ESPN 2 from where you can watch the NBA playoffs


  • Use your subscription to Watch ESPN to get the NBA games on the ABC channel
  • In select markets, even YouTube TV, DirecTV Now, PlayStation Vue and Sling TV offer the ABC channel


  • Available on fuboTV, YouTube TV and PlayStation Vue, get NBA TV to watch all game broadcasts
  • Even DirecTV Now allows subscription to NBA TV

There are also some regional channels offering local broadcasts of the NBA games. Check with our experts for the best choice.

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