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How To Watch the NBA G League 2023–2024

Don’t miss basketball’s rising stars in action as the NBA G League takes off this season!

From Scoot Henderson to Kris Middleton, the NBA’s hidden gems, developmental talent, and future stars call the NBA G League home. The 2023–2024 NBA G League season tipped off in November and will power through until April.

Whether you’re tracking the draft pick your team sent to the G League or following the Showcase Cup, here’s what you need to know about watching the NBA G League this season. Sports logo featuring animated athlete with raised hands.

1. Get a live TV service

You can watch the 2023–2024 NBA G League regular season on the following channels and platforms:

If you’re interested in NBA G League games, we’d wager that you’re also interested in regular NBA games. In this case, we’d recommend getting DIRECTV STREAM. Along with features like full cable channel lineups and regional sports network coverage, DIRECTV STREAM also includes NBA TV, which will be the home of many NBA G League games.

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2. Sign up for NBA League Pass

Are you stuck on a cable TV plan that doesn’t include NBA TV? NBA League Pass is the easiest a la carte way to add NBA TV to your NBA rotation. The streaming service costs $14.99–$22.99/mo. and includes NBA TV along with full out-of-market game coverage for the entire NBA season. Plus, you can view League Pass on platforms including PlayStation consoles, Apple TVs, and Google TVs.

Check out our NBA League Pass review to learn more about the NBA’s streaming service.

3. Get ESPN+

Along with NBA G League games, ESPN’s streaming service includes exclusive coverage from top ESPN writers like Zach Lowe, live sports games, and original shows. The service typically costs $10.99/mo. or $109.99/yr., but you can get it for free as part of the Disney Bundle, which includes Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+.

Check out our full ESPN+ review to learn more about the ESPN streaming service.

4. Brush up on the NBA G League schedule

If it’s your first time following NBA G League games, remember that its schedule is formatted differently than the NBA. Here are some of the big dates for the 2023–2024 NBA G League season:

Event Start date
NBA G League International Draft June 28, 2023
NBA G League Draft October 28, 2023
NBA G League Showcase Cup November 10, 2023
NBA G League regular season December 27, 2023
NBA G League Up Next Game February 18, 2024
NBA G League Playoffs April 2, 2024

Data effective as of post date.

How to watch NBA G League FAQ

Where can I watch NBA G League games?

NBA G League games typically air on ESPN+, NBA TV, Tubi, and the NBA G League website. ESPN+ requires a subscription, but NBA TV is available on many cable TV plans and via NBA League Pass.

When does the NBA G League start?

The 2023–2024 NBA G League season begins Friday, Nov. 10, with the Showcase Cup.

Are NBA G League games televised?

Yes, most NBA G Leagues are televised on regional sports networks or over-the-air stations within each team’s TV market. NBA TV, ESPN+, and Tubi also broadcast occasional games nationwide.

How can I watch the NBA G League Playoffs?

The 2024 NBA G League Playoffs will air across ESPNews, ESPNU, and Tubi. Select games will also appear on regional sports platforms, like the Bally Sports app.

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