2018-19 NBA Season | How To Watch Live Online

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MPN Presents 2018-19 NBA

This year’s 2018-19 National Basketball Association will mark the 73rd season of the League since being founded in 1946. Considered to be the most prestigious men’s basketball league in the world, the NBA is contested by 30 of the best teams from the Eastern and Western Conferences through a 6-month regular season. After which, the best 16 teams will then advance to the playoffs to compete through a best-of-seven elimination tournament, all for a chance at this season’s prestigious Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy.
 
The 2018-19 NBA’s 78-game preseason will begin 28 September and conclude on 12 October 2018. As usual, this is just a precursor to the main 1,230-game regular season which will commence on 16 October 2018 till 10 April 2019 and finally kicking off with the Playoffs on 13 April 2019 which ends on 27 May 2018. With the best teams from the Eastern and Western Conferences, the NBA Final showdown will be held from 30 May – 16 June 2018.
 
Live coverage will be available through most local providers worldwide with some offering free access to selected games. Here are the coverage breakdown for the different countries below:
 

The providers in this list with links have been tested to work with our VPN. Click on any that you prefer to quickly access streaming instructions. Click here for the full list of NBA broadcasters via Wikipedia.

 

Past Years Results

2018 – Golden State Warriors
2017 – Golden State Warriors
2016 – Cleveland Cavaliers
2015 – Golden State Warriors
2014 – San Antonio Spurs

 

2018-19 NBA Teams Table & Schedule

Preseason Period: 28 September – 12 October 2018
Regular Season Period: 16 October 2018 – 10 April 2019
All-Star Game: Saturday, 17 February 2019 (Spectrum Center, North Carolina)
Playoff Period: 13 April – 27 May 2019
Finals Period: 30 May – 16 June 2019

 

Eastern Conference: Atlantic
  • Boston Celtics
  • Brooklyn Nets
  • New York Knicks
  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Toronto Raptors
Eastern Conference: Central
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Detroit Pistons
  • Indiana Pacers
  • Milwaukee Bucks
Eastern Conference: Southeast
  • Atlanta Hawks
  • Charlotte Hornets
  • Miami Heat
  • Orlando Magic
  • Washington Wizards
Western Conference: Northwest
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Portland Trail Blazers
  • Utah Jazz
Western Conference: Pacific
  • Golden State Warriors
  • LA Clippers
  • Los Angelas Lakers
  • Phoenix Suns
  • Sacramento Kings
Western Conference: Southwest
  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Houston Rockets
  • Memphis Grizzlies
  • New Orleans Pelicans
  • San Antonio Spurs

 

National Basketball Association Resources

Official NBA Season Full Schedule
Official NBA Teams

 

Watch 2018-19 NBA Season Live Online With Our VPN

Broadcasting rights for the NBA is far reaching with almost all countries around the world providing streams in one form or another. However, if you’re not currently in your home country or your stream is geo-restricted, then you’ll need to connect our VPN to that country first before attempting to stream.
 

VPN Connection Setup Guide

1) Sign Up for a My Private Network account.
 
2) Install our VPN on any device that you’ll be using to watch the 2018-19 NBA Season.
 
3) Connect to our U.S (USA) servers for ABC, ESPN, TNT and NBA TV. For other providers, simply connect to the appropriate country such as Canada (CAN) for TSN or Sportsnet, Indonesia (IDN) for Vidio and so forth. The guides below also includes the country that you’ll need to connect to.
 
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Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on NBA’s League Pass (International version)

NBA League Pass International Version

NBA League Pass (International) will be providing full live coverage of the entire NBA season. The international version is the cheapest version of NBA League Pass. If you’re not currently an NBA League Pass subscriber, you may want to save some money and get the full International version of NBA’s League Pass instead. Availability: Global – Connect to our VPN server that you used to buy the International version.

 
1) Firstly, follow our simple hack for NBA League Pass to bypass blackouts and purchase the cheapest version internationally.
 
2) Once you’ve successfully acquired the International NBA League Pass, reconnect back to the VPN country you used for it and Sign in from the official NBA League Pass International page.
 
3) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on NBA League Pass.
Access NBA League Pass International here

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on NBA’s League Pass (U.S & Canada version)

NBA League Pass U.S Version

NBA League Pass (U.S & Canada) will be providing full live coverage of the entire NBA season. Follow this guide if you’re trying to bypass blackout restrictions when streaming within the U.S or Canada.

 
1) Ensure that your VPN connection is to a country closest to the U.S or Canada. For example, Mexico (MEX) is a good choice. This is to ensure that your internet speed is not affected by the longer distances the VPN connection has to travel.
 
2) Sign in from the official NBA League Pass page.
 
3) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on NBA League Pass.
Access NBA League Pass here

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV

ABC, ESPN, TNT, NBA TV

ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV share the rights for the NBA and will be providing live coverage of selected NBA games. However, you’ll need to sign in to your local providers such as AT&T, Verizon, and etc. in order to access their content. Alternatively, you could also access them via cord-cutter providers such as Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, Hulu Live TV, YouTube TV, and DirecTV Now. Availability: U.S only – Connect to our U.S (USA) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Sign in to your ABC Go, WatchESPN, TNT, or NBA TV account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 28 September 2018 on NBA TV, 30 September on ESPN, 2 October on TNT, and 25 December on ABC.
Shared Broadcast Schedule for ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV via SportsMediaWatch.com

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Sling TV, PS Vue, Hulu TV, YouTube TV, and DirecTV Now
Sling TV

Basic: $25/month

PlayStation Vue

Basic: $45/month

Hulu Live TV

Basic: $40/month

YouTube TV

Basic: $40/month

DirecTV Now

Basic: $40/month

ABC

Live Games: 18

ESPN

Live Games: 84

TNT

Live Games: 66

NBA TV

Live Games: 107

(+ $5-10) (+ $5) (+ $25)

You’ll need a subscription with the mentioned cord-cutter providers in the table above before you can access live NBA games. YouTube TV appears to be the cheapest option with all the required channels.

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on TSN

The Sports Network

TSN and Sportsnet share the rights for the NBA and will be providing live coverage of selected NBA games. Both of them will broadcast 41 Toronto Raptors games each and will also provide non-Raptors games. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: Canada only – Connect to our Canada (CAN) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Sign in to your TSN account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the finals!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 28 September 2018 on TSN 1 and TSN 2.
TSN’s NBA Programme
TSN’s NBA Schedule
Click here for a direct link to TSN 1
Click here for a direct link to TSN 2

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Sportsnet

Sports Net Now

TSN and Sportsnet share the rights for the NBA and will be providing live coverage of selected NBA games. Both of them will broadcast 41 Toronto Raptors games each and will also provide non-Raptors games. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: Canada only – Connect to our Canada (CAN) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Head to the Sportsnet website or download the Sportsnet app on iOS or Android.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the games!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 28 September 2018 on Sportsnet One and Sportsnet 360.
Sportsnet’s NBA Programme
Access Sportsnet One here
Access Sportsnet 360 here

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on ESPN

ESPN will be providing full live coverage of the entire NBA season. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. ESPN is offered by local providers, Argentina (DirecTV), Australia (Foxtel), Brazil (WatchESPN), and New Zealand (Sky Sport). Availability: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, and New Zealand only – Connect to our Argentina (ARG), Australia (AUS), Brazil (BRA), or New Zealand (NZL) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Sign in to your DirecTV Play Argentina, Foxtel Now Australia, WatchESPN Brazil, or Sky Sport New Zealand account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 28 September 2018 on ESPN.

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Eleven Sports

Eleven Sports

Eleven Sports will be providing live coverage of 4 regular season games a week, All-Star Weekend, the best of the Playoffs and the Finals. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Eleven Sports does have a 2-day Free Trial for you to try them out first. Availability: Belgium and Taiwan only – Connect to our Belgium (BEL) or Taiwan (TWN) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Sign up for Eleven Sports Belgium or Eleven Sports Taiwan 2-day trial or simply log in to your account if you already have one.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Eleven Sports.

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Play Sports

Play Sports

Play Sports will be providing live coverage of selected games. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: Belgium only – Connect to our Belgium (BEL) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Sign in to your Play Sports Go account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA season will be airing live from 5 October 2018 on Play Sports Go.
Play Sports’ NBA Programme

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on beIN Sports

BeIN Sports

beIN Sports will be providing full live coverage of the entire NBA Final games. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: France, Middle East and North Africa – Connect to our France (FRA), Egypt (EGY) or Saudi Arabia (SAU) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Sign in to your beIN Sports France or beIN Sports MENA account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 28 September 2018 on beIN Sports NBA.
beIN Sports’ France NBA Programme
beIN Sports’ MENA NBA Programme

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Sport1 (FREE)

Sport1 Germany

Sport1 will be providing live coverage for 120 regular season matches and Playoffs, Conference Finals, and the NBA Finals. However, you’ll need a paid subscription to their Sport1 US channel to access this content. Availability: Germany only – Connect to our Germany (DEU) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Login to your Sport1 US account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Sport1 US.
Sport1’s NBA Programme
Access Sport1 US here

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Spox (FREE)

Spox

Spox will be providing live coverage of 1 match a week for free. Availability: Germany only – Connect to our Germany (DEU) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Head to the Spox.com website.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Spox.com.
Spox’s NBA Programme

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on SonyLIV (FREE)

SonyLIV

SonyLIV will be providing live coverage of selected NBA games for free. Availability: India only – Connect to our India (IND) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Head to the SonyLIV website or download the SonyLIV app on iOS or Android.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on SonyLIV. Live matches will only be displayed accordingly when the live match starts.
SonyLIV’s NBA Programme
Access SonyLIV’s Live Sports here

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Vidio (FREE)

Vidio

Watch live coverage of selected NBA games for free. Availability: Indonesia only – Connect to our Indonesia (IDN) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Head to the Vidio website.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Vidio’s Indosiar and O Channel channels.
Vidio’s NBA Programme
Access Indosiar’s Live Stream here
Access O Channel’s Live Stream here

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Sky Sport Italy

Sky Sport Italy

Sky Sport Italy will be providing live coverage of selected NBA games this season. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with Sky Sport Italy to access their content. Availability: Italy only – Connect to our Italy (ITA) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Head to the Sky Sport Go website and download their desktop computer app.
 
2) Once the app is installed, log in with your Sky iD.
 
3) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 29 September on Sky Sport Go Italy.

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on SuperSport

SuperSport

SuperSport will be providing full live coverage of the NBA season via Astro. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with SuperSport to access their content. Availability: Malaysia only – Connect to our Malaysia (MYS) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Head to the SuperSport website or download the SuperSport app on iOS or Android.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the matches!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on SuperSport 3 (Ch. 816) via Astro Go.
Access Astro Go here

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Rakuten TV

Rakuten TV

Rakuten TV will be providing live coverage of 1-2 games everyday this NBA season via Rakuten’s NBA Special. However, you’ll need an additional paid subscription for NBA Special to access their content. Availability: Japan only – Connect to our Japan (JPN) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Login with your Rakuten TV account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Rakuten TV.
Access Rakuten’s NBA Special here

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Ziggo Sport

Ziggo Sport

Ziggo Sport will be providing live coverage of regular season games, All-Star Weekend, the best of the Playoffs and the Finals. Online streaming is only available via Ziggo Sport’s Total Go package and you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: Netherlands only – Connect to our Netherlands (NLD) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Login with your Ziggo Sport Total Go account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Ziggo Sport Total Go.

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Fox Sports Asia

Fox Sports

Fox Sports will be providing full live coverage of the NBA Season via Cignal and GSAT. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: Philippines only

 
1) Sign in to your Fox Sports Philippines account using your Cignal or GSAT details.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Fox Sports Asia via Cignal (ch. 92, 93, 263) and GSAT (ch. 77, 78)

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Sport TV

SportTV

Sport TV will be providing live coverage of selected games this NBA season. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: Portugal only – Connect to our Portugal (PRT) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Sign in to your Sport TV account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Ziggo Sport

Movistar+

Movistar+ will be providing live coverage of selected NBA games this season. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: Spain only – Connect to our Spain (ESP) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Login with your Movistar+ account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Movistar+.

 

Stream 2018-19 NBA Season on Elta TV

Elta TV

Elta TV will be providing live coverage of selected NBA games this season. However, you’ll need a paid subscription with them to access their content. Availability: Taiwan only – Connect to our Taiwan (TWN) servers first before starting the stream!

 
1) Login with your Elta TV account.
 
2) Search for the live stream and start watching the season!
 
Tip: NBA Season will be airing live from 16 October 2018 on Elta TV.

 
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