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How to Add and Stream NBA on Android TV

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NBA on Android TV

The NBA app is a perfect platform for getting updates on NBA Basketball events and statistics. It features live scores, team rankings, game previews, post-game highlights, and more. You can browse for the upcoming matches and match schedules by filtering teams and regions. NBA also allows to stream latest stories, news, podcasts, and discover archives. You can even book tickets by reserving a favorite suite to enjoy games on a big stage. In this article, we shall discuss the methods to install the NBA app on your Android TV.


It offers different modular subscription plans – NBA League Pass and NBA TV. With NBA League Pass subscription, you can access all the games live and on-demand for the whole season. Instead, if you wish to watch the selective games from a variety of teams, you can get an NBA TV subscription.

NBA - the official app for NBA Basketball available on Android TV
  • NBA TV – $6.99/month (or) $59.99/year
    • Watch live games in HD, hand-picked shows, documentaries, NBA Finals series from the early 2000s, including Michael Jordan’s greatest victories.
    • Supports streaming on multiple devices.
  • Team Pass (For One Team) – $119.99/year
    • Access to only one selective team.
    • Supports streaming on only one device.
  • NBA League Pass – $28.99/month (or) $199.99/year.
    • Unlimited access to all the events, including classic hits.
    • After 15 minutes, you can watch full-length and condensed game replays.
  • NBA League Pass Premium – $249.99/year
    • Watch all the games ad-free, even during timeouts.
    • It allows to stream on two devices simultaneously.

NBA on Android TV

Get an NBA subscription today by visiting this webpage. If you wish to watch games with cable or satellite TV subscriptions, you can choose one from Xfinity, DISH, Spectrum, or AT&T. You can also choose online streaming services like YouTube TV, Sling TV, and fuboTV to stream NBA without cable.

Watch basket games live on your Android TV using NBA app

NBA Supported Android TVs

  • Hisense Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Mi Smart TV

NBA Supported Android TV Boxes

  • NVIDIA Shield TV
  • Mi Box 4K
  • Skystream

Guide to Install NBA on Android TV

#1. Turn on your Android TV and connect it to the internet.

#2. Launch the Google Play Store and click on the search bar.

#3. Type NBA on the box and search for it.

#4. Choose NBA from the suggestions list and click on Install.

NBA app icon on Android TV

#5. Launch NBA, and click on the Sign-in option and follow the instructions to get an activation code.

#6. Visit watch.nba.com/devicereg from your smartphone or any browser.

#7. Enter the code, select your tv provider and click Continue.

Activate NBA on Android TV

#8. The success message will appear once it gets verified.

Enjoy your favorite NBA games live, detailed expert reviews, and stream highlights.

NBA app home page on Android TV

Alternate Method

NBA app is also supported for smartphones and tablets. By using the cast feature, you can directly cast NBA from your smartphone to Android TV.

#1. Initially, install the NBA app from the Google Play Store.

#2. Make sure to connect your Android TV and smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network.

#3. Launch the NBA app and sign in with your tv provider.

#4. Further, click the Cast icon that you can see on the top right corner.

#5. From the list of devices, select your device.

#6. Play the video you want and watch it on the TV screen.

NBA app highlights and stats on Android TV

How to Install NBA Outside the US?

NBA is not available in countries like Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, North Korea, and Cuba. If you are residing in those countries, you need to sideload it using a third-party app and unblock contents using VPN service providers (ExpressVPN, IPVanish & NordVPN).

  • Install Downloader from the Google Play Store
  • Download NBA using a downloader

#1. Launch Google Play store.

#2. Go to the search bar, enter Downloader and search for it.

#3. From the search results, select the Downloader icon and click on Install.

Downloader by AFTVnews

#4. After the installation, go back to the home screen and open Settings.

Device preferences

#5. Select Device Preferences > Security & restrictions.

Security & restrictions

#6. Tap on unknown sources and slide the toggle next to the Downloader app.

Install unknown apps

#7. Next, launch the Downloader app.

#8. Enter the Android TV apk URL for the NBA app.

Downloader URL page on Android TV

#9. Tap on the Go option to download the respective apk file.

#10. Now, open the downloaded file to install NBA.

#11. After installing the app, delete the apk file once it has been installed successfully.

You can launch the app with the help of Sideload Launcher. Start watching favorite leagues and top matches of the NBA. Make sure to connect with a VPN (any US server) to get access.

NBA app on Android TV home screen

NBA Other Supported Devices

  • iOS
  • Android
  • Chromecast
  • Apple TV
  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire TV & Fire Stick
  • Xbox One and Xbox Series
  • PS4 & PS5


1) Is there an NBA app for Android TV?

Yes. It is available on the Google Play Store.

2) Can I watch NBA using live TV streaming services?

Yes. YouTube TV, fuboTV, and Sling TV all have NBA TV and NBA LEAGUE PASS subscriptions.

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