How to Watch the 2020 NBA Restarted Season Without Cable




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After a four month delay for coronavirus, the NBA schedule will pick back up on July 30 with 22 teams playing eight games to finish the regular season. Play-in tournaments are scheduled for August 15-16 with playoffs beginning on August 17.

Which Teams Will Play?

These are the 22 teams that will be competing:

Eastern Conference

  • Milwaukee Bucks
  • Toronto Raptors
  • Boston Celtics
  • Miami Heat
  • Indiana Pacers
  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Brooklyn Nets
  • Orlando Magic
  • Washington Wizards

Western Conference

  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • Los Angeles Clippers
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Utah Jazz
  • Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Houston Rockets
  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Memphis Grizzlies
  • Portland Trail Blazers
  • New Orleans Pelicans
  • Sacramento Kings
  • San Antonio Spurs
  • Phoenix Suns

How to Watch Nation-wide Games

Many of the games will be aired nationally on ABC, ESPN, NBA TV, and TNT.

  • YouTube TV carries ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV
  • Sling TV Orange carries NBA TV with the Sports Extra add-on, ESPN, and TNT
  • Hulu with Live carries ABC, ESPN, and TNT
  • fuboTV carries NBA TV with the Sports Plus Add-On with ABC and ESPN coming August 1
  • AT&T TV Now carries ABC, ESPN, TNT and NBA TV
  • Vidgo carries ABC and ESPN

How to Watch Local Games

Most games will be airing on regional sports networks. Hulu with Live TV offers most RSNs including Fox Sports networks. Just a few RSNs are not available on Hulu. Houston Rockets fans can watch AT&T Sportsnet Southwest on fuboTV or with AT&T TV’s Max package. Lakers fans can watch Spectrum Sportsnet and Utah Jazz fans can watch Sportsnet Rocky Mountain with AT&T TV Now’s Max package.

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