After the nationwide announcement that the contract of the NBA finally ended with Basketball TV and other local (free and pay) TV channels, many NBA fans felt negative. And although SKY and Cignal joined forces in submitting a bid for the renewal of NBA here in the country, fans were crossed-fingers.
Can I watch the NBA 2019-2020 season for free?
As the official NBA season opens today, NBA Philippines announced that they will be showing one (1) game per day during the tip-off week. In addition to that, they said that this will continue on until October 29th.
The free games can be streamed via the league’s accounts on Facebook (NBA Philippines) and their Twitter account (@NBA_Philippines). As per schedule, it’ll be one (1) game per day during the tip-off week and you can be aware of the schedule by checking the League’s tweet on what the schedule is.
Would there be no free streams for the NBA 2019-2020 season after the 31st?
For fans who want to watch it for free, they can wait because NBA Philippines announced that they will be airing one (1) game every Monday and one (1) game every Thursday from October 31st onwards.
Carlo Singson, NBA Philippines Managing Director said that they’re excited to celebrate and to showcase the newest feature – NBA Live on Facebook Watch and Twitter for the first time in the country.
We are excited to celebrate the start of the new season by streaming games on social media for the first time in the country.”
In a tweet, NBA Philippines said that they’re starting the official season with a bang, featuring the Los Angeles Lakers versus the Los Angeles Clippers at 10:30 A.M.
We're starting the season with a BANG with these exciting matchups! ?Catch your favorite NBA teams on opening week by watching the games LIVE on Twitter for FREE! ?For more games, subscribe to NBA League Pass! #NBATipOff19 pic.twitter.com/vTwEesIMRm
— NBA Philippines (@NBA_Philippines) October 22, 2019
Tomorrow, at 7:30 A.M., the most awaited match up between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics would be aired to tip-off the start of the official NBA 2019-2020 season.
Meaning, one (1) game would be aired for free starting to day until the 29th, so NBA fans can enjoy watching it without paying for anything.
NBA League Pass
Should avid fans want to watch all games available, they can do so by subscribing to the package for as low as P100.00 per month. Upon doing so, they are given three (3) offers which are: the NBA League Pass, 3-Game Choice, and the Team Choice which are both offered monthly and annual pricing.
First-time users will be given a chance to have a seven (7) day or 1-week free trial valid from the tip-off until the end of the regular season.
How can fans subscribe to the NBA League Pass?
If you feel that you won’t be contented with watching the NBA 2019-2020 season for free via Twitter and Facebook Watch, you can subscribe to the NBA League Pass by visiting https://watch.nba.com. Alternatively, you can download the official NBA App, both available in the Google Play Store and in the App Store.
You can click here if you want to try and start the free trial of the NBA League Pass before you make the decision if you really want to subscribe to it.
The official regular NBA 2019-2020 season starts today, and they’re currently playing. You can start to watch the most-awaited match up of LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers against Kawhi Leonard and his band of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Until the 29th, fans can watch one (1) game for free per day via Facebook Watch and Twitter.
NBA Philippines Managing Director Carlo Singson said that this move is not just to provide free access to all NBA fans, it’s also some sort of empowerment of the digital lifestyle of our countrymen.
With NBA games on Facebook Watch and Twitter, we are empowering the digital lifestyle of our fans with the ability to enjoy the NBA anytime, anywhere. As the media landscape evolves, we look forward to introducing more ways to bring NBA games to a nationwide audience this season.”
What do you think about the free streaming of the NBA’s regular 2019-2020 season? Watching the NBA for free via the League’s Facebook and Twitter account is just the icing on the cupcake; you can officially subscribe to their League Pass and have a 1-week free trial for you to watch every game that will be aired.
What are you waiting for? Watch NBA games for free or if you want, subscribe to the NBA League Pass for full access to the regular games that will be played by your favorite teams.