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Streaming Services in Germany for NBA games live

How can I watch NBA games live while staying in Germany? Currently there is no TV channel covering NBA basketball. But fans can stream top games and events via DAZN. Access to all 82 games of each team plus the NBA playoffs is available through NBA League Pass.

von Thomas Rauh
Aktualisiert 22.02.2024
Watch NBA live in Germany - Stream via DAZN or NBA League Pass
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Streaming NBA games live on any device

How can I watch the NBA live in Germany? The good news first: North Americans, expats and other sports fans can also watch the NBA games live in Germany. Although is currently no TV station that brings the NBA to the TV-screens, there are NBA live streams available. Fans can choose between a subscription with DAZN that covers a whole host of different sports events and the League Pass for purely NBA basketball.

NBA live with DAZN

The streaming service DAZN holds extensive broadcasting rights to the NBA. DAZN shows many top games of the regular season live, as well as many games from the NBA playoffs and the complete NBA finals. The mid-season highlight is the NBA All Star Weekend with all events - including the Slam Dunk Contest, Skills Challenge, Rising Stars and the All Star Game on Sunday.

What is DAZN?

DAZN is a streaming service exclusively for live sports. DAZN presents a lot of soccer live, such as the UEFA Champions League or football from Spain, France, Italy and Germany. In addition to soccer, another focus lies on US sports from the NBA, NFL and NCAA. Access to DAZN is only available with a suitable subscription. Users can currently choose between three subscription packages. For the NBA live (and other US sports) you need the DAZN Standard or DAZN Unlimited package.

The NBA will be streamed live mostly at night, often starting between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. German time. Some games at the weekends though also begin at prime time on Sat oder Sun evening. If you do not want to get up at night for the NBA live game, you can watch the full game later. All NBA games on DAZN are availble as "catch-up" for several days afterwards.

  • approx. 200 games per season live
  • often 7 games per week
  • a ton of playoff games live
  • all games of the Play-In Tournament live
  • full conference finals live
  • full NBA Finals live
  • available as a re-live in full length
  • original US-commentary available
  • DAZN Standard or DAZN Unlimited subscription required

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Pros & Cons: NBA live with DAZN

Advantages
  • multiple top sports events with one subsription
  • extensive coverage of the NBA playoffs
  • 200 NBA regular season games live
  • complete Conference Finals und NBA Finals
  • original US-commentary available
Drawbacks
  • a lot of NBA, but not all of it

Upcoming NBA games via DAZN

  • 04/18/23 4:00 a.m.
    Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors
    Round 1 | Game 2
  • 04/22/23 2:30 a.m.
    New York Knicks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
    Round 1 | Game 3
  • 04/22/23 7:00 p.m.
    Brooklyn Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers
    Round 1 | Game 4
  • 04/22/23 9:30 p.m.
    LA Clippers vs. Phoenix Suns
    Round 1 | Game 4
  • 04/23/23 7:00 p.m.
    New York Knicks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
    Round 1 | Game 4
  • 04/23/23 9:30 p.m.
    Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings
    Round 1 | Game 4
  • 04/25/23 tbd
    Los Angeles Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies
    Round 1 | Game 4

Watch every NBA game live with NBA League Pass

NBA fans who want all of the NBA without making any compromises can instead grab the NBA League Pass. It is available in the US and in many other countries worldwide - also in Germany. NBA fans can book League Pass through the NBA.com website. League Pass allows users to stream all 82 season games of each team plus the complete NBA playoffs as well as the NBA Finals. Basketball enthusiasts can stream all of the games live or later in full length. In Germany there are three versions of the NBA League Pass available:

  • NBA League Pass: Stream every game live or on-demand, plus NBA TV
    17,99 € per month or 84,99 € per season
  • NBA League Pass Premium: Stream every game live or on-demand on two devices, plus NBA TV
    23,99 € per month or 104,99 € per season
  • NBA Team Pass: Stream every game of your favorite NBA team live or on-demand, plus NBA TV
    79,99 € per season

Adding to that, there is an extensive list of bonus content included. Users can stream NBA TV, a 24/7 channel dedicated to NBA basketball that brings games, highlight shows and expert talks to the screens. Want to watch some of the modern NBA classics again? A very nice addition is the NBA game archive that grants access to games from the 2012/2013 season up until today.

Pros & Cons: NBA League Pass

Advantages
  • complete coverage of the NBA
  • regular season, playoffs, All Star Weekend
  • monthly payment or per season
  • NBA TV channel + NBA archive
Drawbacks
  • just NBA basketball, nothing else
  • relatively high prices

Tariftipp

DAZN: Spitzen-Sport im Live-Stream für 29,99 €

Die UEFA Champions League ist fast komplett bei DAZN zu sehen, ebenso die Freitags- und Sonntagsspiele der Bundesliga: Über den Streaming-Dienst sehen Abonnenten Fußball, Basketball, Tennis, Baseball und mehr live. Der Preis liegt im Monatsabo bei 44,99 €, im Jahresabo fallen bei einmaliger Vorauszahlung rechnerisch vergünstigte 29,99 €/Monat an.

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Fußball

Champions League, Bundesliga,
La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1

US-Sport

NBA, NFL, NCAA

mehr

Golf, Tennis, Kampfsport, Darts, Rugby Union, Bowling, ...

Aktion bis 29. Februar:

  • DAZN Unlimited im Jahresabo für 29,99 € (179,89 € sparen)

29,99 € pro Monat
für 12 Monate, dann 44,99 € mtl.

Direkt zu DAZN

- 33%