It’s been a minute since the Denver Nuggets captured their first NBA championship over the Miami Heat, but it’s finally time for the 2023-24 NBA season to begin. Part of this season already seems to belong to headline-grabbing newcomers like Victor Wembanyama, Chet Holmgren and Scoot Henderson. Tonight the 2023-24 NBA season begins with two games: the Los Angeles Lakers against the Denver Nuggets and the Phoenix Suns against the Golden State Warriors.
Are you ready to tune in? In case you need a refresher, here’s how to watch NBA games in 2023 – with or withoutout of Cable – where to stream basketball, Week 1 NBA schedule and more.
What channel are NBA games on?
NBA games are broadcast nationally on TNT, ESPN and NBA TV. Games are also broadcast on local channels, and for fans who want to catch every game, NBA League Pass is a great way to watch the out-of-market games that are not being broadcast your regional sports channels. Don’t have any of these channels? Here’s how we recommend you watch NBA games in 2023.
Best way to watch NBA games without cable:
Stream every out-of-stock game
NBA League Pass
NBA Week 1 2023 National TV Schedule:
Always east. Looking for NBA games on your local sports channels? You will find the The full NBA schedule can be found here.
Tuesday, October 24th
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets: 7:30 p.m. (TNT)
Phoenix Suns vs. The Golden State Warriors: 10 p.m. (TNT)
Wednesday, October 25th
Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks: 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs: 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Thursday, October 26th
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Milwaukee Bucks: 7:30 p.m. (TNT)
Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Lakers: 10 p.m. (TNT)
Friday, October 27th
Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics: 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings: 10 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday, October 28th
New York Knicks vs. New Orleans Pelicans: 7:30 p.m. (NBA TV)
Utah Jazz vs. Phoenix Suns: 10 p.m. (NBA TV)