Week 8 of the NBA 2020-21 regular season heads into the weekend with a lineup of 11 games tonight, including a national doubleheader. Tonight’s jammed pack schedule features some of the biggest stars in the NBA including LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kawhi Leonard, Luka Dončić, Trae Young, Zion Williamson, and more. Fans will be in attendance at select games; however, cord cutters can find out how to watch all of tonight’s NBA games below.
The Games – Start Times and Channel
|Minnesota Timberwolves at Charlotte Hornets||7 p.m. ET||Fox Sports North, & Fox Sports Southeast|
|New York Knicks at Washington Wizards||7 p.m. ET||MSG Network, & NBC Sports Washington|
|San Antonio Spurs at Atlanta Hawks||7:30 p.m. ET||Fox Sports Southwest, & Fox Sports Southwest|
|New Orleans Pelicans at Dallas Mavericks||7:30 p.m. ET||ESPN, Fox Sports New Orleans, & Fox Sports Southwest|
|Los Angeles Clippers at Chicago Bulls||8 p.m. ET||Fox Sports Prime Ticket, & NBC Sports Chicago|
|Detroit Pistons at Boston Celtics||8 p.m. ET||Fox Sports Detroit, & NBC Sports Boston|
|Oklahoma City Thunder at Denver Nuggets||9 p.m. ET||Fox Sports Oklahoma, & Altitude|
|Milwaukee Bucks at Utah Jazz||9 p.m. ET||Fox Sports Wisconsin, & AT&T SportsNet-Rocky Mountain|
|Memphis Grizzlies at Los Angeles Lakers||10 p.m. ET||ESPN, Fox Sports Southwest, & Spectrum SportsNet|
|Cleveland Cavaliers at Portland Trail Blazers||10 p.m. ET||Fox Sports Ohio, & NBC Sports Northwest|
|Orlando Magic at Sacramento Kings||10 p.m. ET||Fox Sports Florida, & NBC Sports California|
ESPN will be the home of tonight’s national doubleheader with the first game tipping-off at 7:30 p.m. ET between the 11-13 Pelicans and 12-14 Mavericks. Zion Williamson and the Pelicans are on the second game of their 4-game road trip and are coming off of a 129-116 loss against the Bulls. Luka Dončić and the Mavs have won their last 5 home games and will be looking to extend their streak tonight.
ESPN’s late game will tip-off at 10 p.m. ET when the 10-10 Grizzlies travel to the Staples Center to take on the 20-6 Lakers. LeBron James and the defending NBA champions are currently one-game back from the Western Conference-leading Utah Jazz and will need a win tonight to stay on their heels.
There are a few games around the league that NBA fans should keep their eye on tonight. The 11-13 Hawks are hosting the 14-11 Spurs at 7:30 p.m. ET on Fox Sports Southeast and Fox Sports Southwest. The Hawks have won 1 of their last 5 games, while the Spurs have won 3 of their last 5.
On Fox Sports Prime Ticket, and NBC Sports Chicago, the 18-8 Clippers travel to the Windy City to take on the 10-14 Bulls at 8 p.m. ET. Kawhi Leonard will be without fellow All-Star Paul George tonight as the Clippers look to defeat a young Bulls team.
At 9 p.m. ET on Fox Sports Wisconsin and AT&T SportsNet-Rocky Mountain, the reigning and defending 2-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the 16-9 Bucks travel to Salt Lake City to take on the NBA’s best 20-5 Jazz. The Jazz haven’t missed a single note this season with their historic dominance as the franchise has won 15 of their last 16 contests.
Where to watch all of today’s NBA games
With a full schedule of NBA games across the country, fans have plenty of choices when it comes to watching each game from tip-off to the last shot.
NBA TV: Fans can get a free 7-day trial with an NBA TV subscription for only $6.99/month or $59.99/year to watch nationally broadcasted games on the only network with 24/7 NBA coverage.
NBA League Pass: Fans can watch live games from their favorite out-of-market teams with one of the packages provided by NBA League Pass. For $119.99/yr. or $17.99/mo. fans can watch all the games from an out-of-market team with Team Pass. Catch every game from any out-of-market team for only $28.99/mo. or $199/yr. with League Pass. Upgrade to a commercial-free experience with League Pass Premium and watch every game from an out-of-market team for only $249.99/yr. or $39.99 mo. Don’t miss a game this season and check out our in-depth coverage on NBA League Pass.
Subscribers to live TV streaming services can check out our chart below to see if your service will be streaming today’s games.
|Channel||AT&T TV (*Starts at $85/mo.)||fuboTV (*Starts at $64.99/mo.)||Hulu + Live TV (*Starts $64.99/mo.)||Sling TV (*Starts at $35/mo.)||Vidgo(*Starts at $55/mo.)||YouTube TV (*Starts at $64.99/mo.)|
|ATT SportsNet-Rocky Mountain||Yes||No||No||No||No||No|
|Fox Sports Regional Networks||Yes||No||No||No||No||No|
|*NBC Sports Regional Networks||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes|
*Due to the NBA’s blackout restrictions, local fans may have to watch some games on regional sports networks as coverage varies based on location