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How to Watch the NBA in the UK (2022)

How to Watch NBA in the UKNow harbouring one of the biggest international NBA audiences, there are many people are wondering how they can watch the NBA in the UK.

Not only is there a tv deal in place so you can watch the league in the UK, but with the NBA’s global growth, more and more game times are being tailored for international audiences – meaning it’s not always a case of having to stay up until the early hours of the morning to get your NBA fix.

Sky Sports won the rights to the NBA in the 2018-19 season, signing a four year deal, and then expanded their offering ahead of the 2019-20 season, broadcasting up to five live games per week and covering all the key moments of the season including NBA All-Star 2020, the NBA Playoffs and The Finals.

How to Watch the NBA in the UK

There are three main ways to (legally) watch the NBA in the UK – NBA League Pass, NOW TV and Sky Sports.

Here’s a bit more information about all three:

NBA League Pass

NBA League Pass is one of the most popular ways for UK NBA fans to soak up the action, with every game broadcast live on the online service which can be viewed on a range of devices.

Check out the latest deals for NBA League Pass by clicking here.

NOW TV

NOW TV can help if you don’t have Sky. You can get a Sky Sports day pass for £9.99 or a month pass for £33.99, all without needing a contract.

Find out mow about watching the NBA with a NOW TV Sky Sports pass here.

Sky Sports

Sky Sports will show coverage of the NBA season across various channels including Sky Sports Main Event and online via the SkyGo app.

Find out more about the best Sky packages by clicking here.

NBA 2022-23 TV Schedule in the UK on Sky Sports

With the 2022-23 NBA regular season upon us, the NBA has released its game and broadcast schedule for the season.

The 2022-23 NBA regular season features 45 games that will air in primetime in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as part of “NBA Saturdays and NBA Sundays presented by NBA 2K23,” marking the 10th consecutive regular season that the league has scheduled weekend games that air in primetime in EMEA.

The 45 games start as early as 12 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. CET and feature the league’s biggest stars.

In addition to “NBA Saturdays and NBA Sundays presented by NBA 2K23,” games that will air in primetime in EMEA this season include The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 (Oct. 6 and 8 during the preseason), one game on the day after Thanksgiving in the U.S. (Nov. 25), Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16), The NBA Paris Game 2023 (Jan. 19) and the final day of the regular season (April 9).

You can see the NBA Primetime schedule on Sky Sports for the 2022-23 season below:

NBA UK Primetime Schedule Sky Sports

Schedule subject to change, for remainder and most update to date schedule, check here.

You can see the full schedule for NBA and BBL on Sky Sports this season on the official Sky Sports website.

How to Watch NBA in the UK FAQ

Where can I watch NBA games in the UK for free?

Aside from looking up illegal streaming websites which unfortunately not only means you are breaking the law, but a lot of the times put your computer at risk of viruses and malware, there are some legal options for free NBA games in the UK.

All of the NBA Sunday Games scheduled on Sky Sports will also be available for free on their YouTube channel, so get subscribed and make sure you clear your Sundays during game time!

What channel is the NBA on in the UK?

Sky Sports. Sky signed a four year broadcast deal with the NBA in the UK in 2018, with the games appearing in a mixture of Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Mix, along with Sky Sports’ YouTube channel.

How to Watch Inside the NBA in the UK

Inside the NBA is no longer available to watch for UK viewers legally.

It used to be available on NBA League Pass, but has since been removed. Your best options are clips on Youtube, Reddit, or digging up an illegal stream if you are willing to take the risks.

How to Watch the NBA All Star Game in the UK

You will be able to watch the NBA All-Star Game on both Sky Sports and NBA League Pass.

Sky signed a four year broadcast deal with the NBA in the UK in 2018, with the games appearing in a mixture of Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Mix.

How to watch the NBA Playoffs in UK

You will be able to watch the NBA Finals on both Sky Sports and NBA League Pass.

Sky signed a four year broadcast deal with the NBA in the UK in 2018, with the games appearing in a mixture of Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Mix.

How to watch the NBA Finals in the UK

You will be able to watch the NBA Finals on both Sky Sports and NBA League Pass.

Sky signed a four year broadcast deal with the NBA in the UK in 2018, with the games appearing in a mixture of Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Mix.

How to watch the NBA draft in the UK

You will be able to watch the NBA Draft on both Sky Sports and NBA League Pass.

Sky signed a four year broadcast deal with the NBA in the UK in 2018, with the games appearing in a mixture of Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Mix.