How to watch the NBA in 2023-24 with and without cable: Full streaming guide

Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks
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Since the Dallas Mavericks have one of the best players in the NBA in Luka Doncic and re-signed star point guard Kyrie Irving, they will play in plenty of nationally televised games during the 2023-24 NBA season.

Dallas' season will start with them playing in a nationally televised game on October 25 against the San Antonio Spurs, and they will have plenty more nationally televised games after that.

Fans should be in for an exciting year, and watching the new-look Mavs will be as fun as ever.

How to watch the NBA in 2023-24: Full streaming guide

The Mavs brought in plenty of new talent, which included drafting Olivier-Maxence Prosper and Dereck Lively II, acquiring Grant Williams through a sign and trade, and signing Seth Curry in free agency.

In just over a month, fans will get to see these players in action and see how they fit in with the star duo of Doncic and Irving.

How to watch the Mavericks on cable in 2023-24

For fans who live in Bally Sports Southwest's Mavericks region, you can watch the game on cable. But only if you have certain TV providers. Fans are outraged over not as many providers showing the games, but Bally Sports Southwest is still widely available.

The Mavericks recently released the local broadcast schedule, which includes up to 72 games. Bally Sports Southwest will also broadcast two of Dallas' four preseason games.

For nationally televised games, channels like ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV are available through cable and satellite companies, but beware of blackouts when using NBA TV.

How to watch the Mavericks without cable in 2023-24

For those who don't have a cable subscription to a provider that shows Bally Sports Southwest, you can stream the Mavericks games by buying a subscription to Bally Sports+.

Other ways to watch the Mavs without cable include the DirecTV Stream and fuboTV. To try a free trial with FuboTV, click here.

On October 5, Bleacher Report is launching a new streaming service called the B/R Sports Add-On, which will include 65 regular season games and All-Star Weekend. This service is free until February 29 and then will be $9.99 a month.

How many nationally televised games will the Mavericks play in 2023-24?

Including NBA TV, the Mavericks are slotted to play in 28 nationally televised games. This includes two on ABC, nine on NBA TV, eight on TNT, and nine on ESPN. As previously mentioned, Dallas' first nationally televised game is on October 25 against Victor Wembanyama and the San Antonio Spurs.

How can fans watch Mavericks games on NBA League Pass?

With a paid subscription, NBA fans can watch all games across the league with a subscription to NBA League Pass. Here's a look at everything that a subscription to NBA League Pass provides.

For the normal subscription to League Pass, which includes access to every NBA game (that isn't blacked out), it costs $99.99 per season. The League Pass Premium membership, which allows you to watch games commercial-free on up to three devices, costs $149.99 per season.

There is also an option for fans who are only interested in watching the Mavs, and that membership costs $89.99. If you're a student, be sure to look out for their 40 percent off deal.

NBA on ESPN schedule for 2023-24 (includes ABC)

Dallas will have 11 games broadcasted by ESPN/ABC in 2023-24. Dallas' first game broadcasted by ESPN will be on October 25 against the Spurs.

To see NBA on ESPN's full schedule for the 2023-24 season, click here.

NBA on TNT schedule for 2023-24

As a whole, TNT will broadcast 65 NBA games during the 2023-24 regular season. The Mavericks' first game on TNT of the season will be against the Los Angeles Lakers on December 12.

What is the Mavericks’ full 2023-24 schedule?

For a complete look at the Dallas Mavericks' full 82-game schedule for the 2023-24 season, click here.