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How to Watch the Memphis Grizzlies Live Without Cable

Written by Derek Fleming

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Two live TV streaming services, DIRECTV STREAM and Bally Sports Plus, carry Bally Sports Southeast, which is the regional sports network that broadcasts Grizzlies games to local fans in Nashville, and across parts of the southeast. Our top pick for live streaming Grizzlies basketball is DIRECTV STREAM “Choice.”

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Table of Contents
  1. Today’s Game
  2. Important Channels
  3. FAQ
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With DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” Grizzlies fans can watch regional NBA, MLB, and NHL broadcasts on Bally Sports Tennessee & Southeast, as well as popular national games, such as the NBA on TNT series with Charles Barkley, Shaq, and Kenny “the Jet” Smith. Bally Sports Plus only broadcasts a single channel to each of its regions, and lacks ABC, ESPN, and TNT, which leaves a significant hole in its NBA coverage. DIRECTV STREAM supports more streaming devices than Bally Sports Plus, including Roku and Amazon devices.


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Today’s Game

Our software lists the upcoming TV schedule with streaming options below.

This team does not have a televised game scheduled in the next two weeks.

Important Channels

For NBA fans in Tennessee and the southeast, Bally Sports Southeast is the channel that will air the bulk of Grizzlies regular season games. When the Grizzlies are on national TV, or in the playoffs, the games will be broadcast on ABC, ESPN, and TNT.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoiceDIRECTV STREAMESPN PlusFuboHulu + Live TVSling Orange & BlueYouTube TVBally Sports+
Bally Sports Southeast Bally Sports Southeast
Bally Sports Tennessee Bally Sports Tennessee

In order to access the Grizzlie’s broadcasts on Bally Sports Southeast, DIRECTV STREAM requires an upgrade to its more expensive “Choice” plan. Once the DTV STREAM account has been upgraded, sports fans gain access to the local regional sports network in their viewing area, including Bally Sports Southwest.

To make 100% sure you will have access to the Bally Sports Southeast live stream, confirm you are in the channel’s viewing area prior to paying for DTV.

According to Wikipedia, the Bally Sports Southeast streaming territory is: Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, parts of North Carolina including Asheville, Charlotte, and Winston-Salem.

Outside of the Bally Sports Southeast viewing territory, Grizzlies fans can watch games on NBA League Pass, which can be added to a DIRECTV STREAM account.

With Bally Sports Plus expanding, Grizzlies fans in the Nashville area will be able to watch the Grizzlies games that air on Bally Sports Southeast on the app.

Note: the subscription fee for Bally Sports Plus includes only one channel, Bally Sports Southeast. Nationally televised games, and playoff games, can’t be streamed on Bally Sports Plus, which leaves significant holes in its NBA coverage.


Can I watch the Grizzlies on ESPN Plus?

No, you can’t watch Memphis Grizzlies games on ESPN Plus. One oof the drawbacks of ESPN+ as a sports platform is the lack of NBA and NFL games. While you can’t watch the Grizzlies, you can watch some Memphis Tigers games on ESPN+.

How can I watch the Grizzlies out-of-market?

You can watch the Grizzlies out-of-market by signing up for NBA League Pass. However, be aware that you can’t watch the Grizzlies from Nashville on NBA League Pass, the games will be blacked out in favor of Bally Sports Southeast’s TV rights. You can signup for NBA League Pass à la carte on Amazon Prime, or the package can be added to an existing YouTube TVSling TVfuboTV, or DIRECTV STREAM account.

Can I watch the Grizzlies on Hulu?

The only Memphis Grizzlies games you can watch on Hulu are national broadcasts that air on ABC, ESPN, or TNT. Because Hulu does not carry Bally Sports Southeast, the app is not a good solution for local Grizzlies fans.

Can I watch the Grizzlies on YouTube TV?

If you live in Nashville, or surrounding areas, the only Grizzlies games you can watch on YouTube TV are national broadcasts that air on ABC, ESPN, or TNT. Because YouTube TV does not carry Bally Sports Southeast, the app is not a good solution for local Grizzlies fans. If you are an out-of-market Grizzlies fan, you can watch the Grizzlies on YouTube TV by adding NBA League Pass to an existing account.

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