How to Watch Rockets vs Mavericks and More NBA Playoffs

This weekend, pro basketball fans will follow in the footsteps of Football and College Basketball fans and flock to any TV screen to watch the Rockets vs Mavericks game. We are at the very beginning of the NBA Playoffs.

Being able to watch the NBA Playoffs online isn’t just essential for fans of single teams. Essential for sports in general. The NBA Playoffs are time to watch with friends. It’s time to place your bets and hope your favorite teams go all the way and the teams you despise get eliminated early.

If you don’t have a TV, though, it can be difficult to watch the Atlanta Hawks v Brooklyn Nets game. Having to leave home can also be troublesome. Here’s how to watch the Rockets vs Mavericks game and the rest of the NBA Playoffs games throughout the week online, on your iPhone and many other things with an internet connection.

Without Cable

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The NBA Playoffs are one of those must-see television events tied to different apps and services. Essentially, the NBA has different streaming sources for different things. Take the regular season for example, a subscription to the NBA League Season Pass would normally fill that gap nicely.

Unfortunately, purchasing an NBA League Pass only gets you through those regular season games. These are the NBA Playoffs and special rules apply to them. The answer to your problems lies in the recently launched web television service Sling TV.

Cable channels TNT and ESPN will together broadcast the NBA Playoff games live. This means that watching requires access to these two channels. Sling TVs let you stream cable channels digitally. What you see on the screen has a delay of around 30 seconds, but that’s it. Anyone can sign up for a Sling TV subscription for $20 per month.

A basic Sling TV subscription package gives users access to TNT, ESPN, and ESPN 2. All at the same time. There are other sports channels that users can add to their Sling TV packages.


For users who already have the cable, the answer is pretty simple. In addition to being included with the Sling TV subscription service, TNT also has a website that allows users to watch the broadcasts. To check this, users need a digital account for their television provider. Big names compatible with online TNT streaming app include AT&T U-Verse, Charter, Cox, Direct TV< Dish, Optimum, Suddenlink, Verizon Fios and Xfinity. Removed full list of compatible providers here. There are TNT watch apps iPhone and Android.

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TNT Live

ESPN also has its own dedicated web app for watching live online. called watchESPN and automatically checks if your internet connection is from one of the supported cable providers. ESPN’s exclusive watch iPhone and Android apps in case you are away from home. there are dedicated Windows Store application too.

If none of these apps help, you can always watch the NBA Playoffs directly through your cable provider. Xfinity It has its own application for devices running iPhone and Android. verizon and Timer Cable It also has special applications for its users. Check with your cable provider to see if you can watch on your iPhone or iPad through their dedicated app.

ESPN announced the 2015 NBA Playoffs against the Mavericks. He plans to launch with the Rockets. Tonight at 7:00 p.m. on the East Side. TNT plans to begin coverage of the NBA Playoffs with the Atlanta Hawks vs Brooklyn game on Saturday at 3pm.