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How to Watch Every Dallas Mavericks Game Live Online in 2022-23

Written by John O'Connor

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NBA fans in Dallas can watch the Mavericks on Bally Sports Southwest with both Bally Sports+ or DIRECTV STREAM “Choice.” Out-of-market Mavs fans can follow the team on NBA League Pass.

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Dallas Mavericks 2022-23 viewing guide.

If you can’t make it to American Airlines Center to watch a game in person, you can live stream Mavericks games on most major streaming devices, including Roku, Apple, Google, Samsung, and Amazon products.

Both DIRECTV STREAM and Bally Sports Plus carry Bally Sports Southwest, the regional sports network that broadcasts most Mavericks regular season games to sports fans across Texas, and the southwest.

However, the DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” package, which combines ABC, ESPN, TNT, and Bally Sports Southwest, is the only platform that offers Mavs fans full coverage of the 2022-23 season, including national TV games and playoff games. Out-of-market Mavs fans can watch the team with an NBA League Pass subscription.

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Table of Contents
  1. How to watch tonight’s Mavs game
  2. The Bally Sports Southwest conundrum for Dallas sports fans
  3. The most important channels for Mavs fans
  4. How to watch the Dallas Mavericks on DIRECTV STREAM
  5. How to watch the Mavs on Bally Sports Plus
  6. Watching the Mavs FAQ
  7. More NBA Team Viewing Guides

How to watch tonight’s Mavs game

What channel is the Mavs game on tonight? We list the Mavs TV schedule, as well as the live TV streaming services that carry each game, in the easy to use table below.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoiceDIRECTV STREAMfuboTVHulu + Live TVSling Orange & BlueYouTube TVBally Sports+
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas MavericksJanuary 26 2023, 08:00 PMTNT
Utah Jazz vs Dallas MavericksJanuary 28 2023, 07:00 PMBally Sports Southwest
Dallas Mavericks vs Detroit PistonsJanuary 30 2023, 07:30 PMBally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Detroit
Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans PelicansFebruary 02 2023, 07:30 PMBally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports New Orleans
Golden State Warriors vs Dallas MavericksFebruary 04 2023, 05:30 PMABC
Utah Jazz vs Dallas MavericksFebruary 06 2023, 07:00 PMBally Sports Southwest
Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas MavericksFebruary 08 2023, 07:00 PMBally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports SoCal, Bally Sports San Diego, ESPN
All times are local

The Bally Sports Southwest conundrum for Dallas sports fans

Until recently, most cable providers, and live TV streaming services, paid the carriage fees necessary to air Bally Sports Southwest (BSSW), a Sinclair Broadcasting owned regional sports network, on their platforms. In the old days, you could watch BSSW on cable, or on a range of streaming services. Unfortunately, those days are over, with many cable providers, and most live TV streaming services dropping BSSW. In the cord cutting world, DIRECTV STREAM still offers BSSW and Bally Sports Plus is now adding the channel to its direct to consumer offering.

This has left sports fans in Dallas frustrated as the Mavs make playoff runs, and no one has access to the BSSW broadcasts.

If you want to cut to the chase, even with Bally Sports Plus adding BSSW, the only way to get every Mavs game on one app, including national TV broadcasts, BSSW games, and playoffs, is DIRECTV STREAM “Choice.” DIRECTV STREAM’s “Choice” package is the only live TV streaming service that combines the local BSSW with national channels you need to watch NBA games.

If you don’t mind having two apps, sign up for Bally Sports Plus to get BSSW coverage, and then pair it with either DIRECTV STREAM, YouTube TV, or Hulu + Live TV for the national games, including the NBA on TNT series with Charles Barkley, Shaq, Ernie Johnson, and Kenny “the Jet” Smith.

The most important channels for Mavs fans

For local fans in Dallas, Mavs games air on Bally Sports Southwest. When the Mavs appear in a national broadcast, the games will be carried on ABC, ESPN, or TNT.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoiceDIRECTV STREAMfuboTVBally Sports+Hulu + Live TVSling Orange & BlueYouTube TV
ABC ABC
ESPN ESPN
NBA TV NBA TV
Bally Sports Southwest Bally Sports Southwest
TNT TNT

How to watch the Dallas Mavericks on DIRECTV STREAM

If you live in Dallas, in order to watch Mavericks games on DIRECTV STREAM, it is necessary to upgrade to the more expensive “Choice” plan. Upgrading to “Choice” gets sports fans in Dallas access to Bally Sports Southwest for watching Stars, Mavericks, and Rangers games.

About 70 regular season Mavs games air on Bally Sports Southwest each season, as well as a handful of early round playoff games.

Out-of-market, Mavs fans can watch the season on NBA League Pass.

Dallas Cowboys fans can watch America’s team with DIRECTV STREAM on KDFW FOX 4 News Dallas-Ft. Worth, as well as local FOX affiliates across the country.

How to watch the Mavs on Bally Sports Plus

Mavs fans who live in Dallas can watch regular season games that air on BSSW with a Bally Sports Plus subscription. Bally Sports Plus will only get you “run of the mill” regular season games, you can’t watch national broadcasts or most playoff games on the app.

Watching the Mavs FAQ

Can I watch the Mavs on ESPN+?

No, you can’t watch the Dallas Mavericks on ESPN+. ESPN+ doesn’t have the rights to air any NFL or NBA games.

Can I watch the Mavs game on Peacock?

No, you can’t watch the Mavs game on Peacock. Peacock doesn’t carry BSSW or any of the channels you need to stream Mavs games.

Can I watch the Mavs on NBA League Pass?

It depends where you live. If you live within the Mavs viewing territory, you can’t watch the Mavericks on NBA League Pass. In the Dallas area, Mavs games on NBA League Pass will be blacked out in favor of Bally Sports Southwest. However, out-of-market Mavs fans can watch the team on NBA League Pass all season long. You can signup for NBA League Pass à la carte on Amazon Prime, or the package can be added to an existing YouTube TV, Sling TV, fuboTV, or DIRECTV STREAM account.

Can I watch the Mavs game on Sling TV?

If you live in the Dallas area, you can’t watch most Mavs games on Sling TV because the platform doesn’t carry Bally Sports Southwest. When the Mavs are on ESPN, or TNT, you can watch the game on Sling Orange. If you live out-of-market, you can watch the Mavs on Sling TV by adding NBA League Pass to an existing account.

Can I watch the Mavs game on Roku?

Yes, you can live stream the Dallas Mavericks on most Roku devices with DIRECTV STREAM. Bally Sports Plus supports a narrower range of devices, and may not support your Roku device. To add the DIRECTV STREAM app to Roku, find the “Streaming Channels” option on the left sidebar of the Roku home screen. This option will help you search for, and find, your live TV streaming app. Press “ok” when you have found your streaming app.

Can I live stream the Mavs game tonight for free?

While it’s not a solution for watching an entire season, you can watch the Mavs in a free trial once on DIRECTV STREAM, usually for 5 days.


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