The NBA season continues with a showcase of the league’s largest market, biggest superstars, and the future of the league on Black Friday.
For the inaugural NBA Black Friday Doubleheader, Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat travel to Madison Square Garden to take on Jalen Brunson and the New York Knicks in the early game. The late game will feature the top pick of the 2023 NBA Draft Victor Wembenyama and the San Antonio Spurs taking on former two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. Both games are part of the NBA’s inaugural In-Season Tournament.
ESPN will be the home of both games and cord cutters can find out how to watch without cable, below.
When to Watch
2023 NBA Black Friday Doubleheader (November 24, 2023)
- Game 1: Heat vs. Knicks at 7:30 PM ET
- Game 2: Spurs vs. Warriors at 10:00 PM ET
- Channel: ESPN
- Stream: DIRECTV STREAM, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, & YouTube TV
How to Watch the NBA Live on ESPN Without Cable
The NBA on ESPN will be home of the Black Friday Doubleheader and you can stream college football live on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or any other compatible device with a live TV streaming service. You can stream both games live on DIRECTV STREAM, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.
Below, you can learn more about each streaming service to see which fits your budget and needs.
Stream the NBA on ESPN With DIRECTV STREAM
Boasting a lineup of over 75 channels, the Entertainment plan from DIRECTV STREAM includes live NBA games on ESPN for only $69.98 per month for the first two months for new subscribers.
Record your favorite movies, shows, and the biggest plays of the season with unlimited DVR. Everyone can watch simultaneously with unlimited devices on their home network and up to 3 devices on the go with every plan.
New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.
Stream the NBA on ESPN With Sling TV
As for those who need something that’s more affordable than other streaming services, Sling TV makes the most sense. The service offers plans for as low as $40 per month, which makes it almost twice as affordable as the other streaming options but the choice of channels is slightly more limited.
The Sling Orange plan gives you access to 30+ channels, including ESPN and ESPN2. And the Sling Blue plan comes with 40+ channels, including ABC, in select markets. To get the best of both, you need the $55 per month. Sling Orange & Blue plan.
Each Sling plan offers 50 hours of DVR, Sling Blue allows you to stream on up to 3 channels simultaneously, while Sling Orange allows a single stream, however, Sling Orange & Blue gives you access to up to 4 simultaneous streams.
Save 50% on your first month of Sling TV for a limited time.
Stream the NBA on ESPN With Fubo
Known as a sports-oriented streaming service, you can find all of the ESPN family of networks on Fubo. The Pro plan starts at $74.99 per month and includes the NBA on ESPN in a lineup of over 150 channels and 100+ live sporting events.
Each Fubo plan includes on-demand shows and movies, the ability to record up to 1000 hours with cloud DVR, and you can stream on 10 screens simultaneously.
New subscribers can try Fubo for free for 24 hours and you can save $20 on your first two months.
Stream the NBA on ESPN With Hulu + Live TV
As a Disney-owned streaming service, Hulu + Live TV is the perfect place to watch all of your ESPN content. With a lineup of 90+ channels, including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ACC Network, and SEC Network, you can stream the NBA live and much more for only $76.99 per month. In addition to live channels, thousands of hours of on-demand content is available to stream on Disney+ and Hulu’s library. Plus, don’t miss any ESPN+ exclusive games or sports as it is also included in the membership.
Rewatch your favorite movies and shows for up to 9 months with unlimited cloud DVR, and watch on up to 2 screens simultaneously.
Stream the NBA on ESPN With YouTube TV
With a robust lineup of over 100 live channels, stream the NBA’s Black Friday Doubleheader on ESPN for only $72.99 per month on YouTube TV. Plus, you can record with unlimited DVR and save your content for up to 9 months.
How to Stream Each NBA Team
You can find out how to watch each NBA team live, including on their RSN, below.