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How to Watch the NBA in the UK (2021)

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 2021-22 TV Schedule in the UK on Sky Sports

With the 2021-22 NBA regular season upon us, the NBA has released its game and broadcast schedule for the season.

The NBA’s landmark 75th Anniversary season will feature a record-equalling 48 games in primetime in Europe as part of the league’s ‘NBA Saturdays and NBA Sundays presented by NBA 2K22’ primetime initiative.

During the 2021-22 NBA season, fans in the UK can watch more than 190 live games exclusively on Sky Sports together with the popular ‘NBA Extra’ Daily highlight show.

All remaining NBA Sundays games will also be streamed for free on the Sky Sports YouTube channel.

Fans are also reminded to tune in to ‘NBA Heatcheck’ the weekly NBA discussion show featuring Jaydee Dyer, Ovie Soko, Mo Mooncey and three-time NBA Champion BJ Armstrong, every Tuesday on the Sky Sports YouTube channel.

You can see the NBA Primetime schedule on Sky Sports for the 2021-22 season below:

NBA Prime Time Schedule Sky Sports 2021-22

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.