Although Bally Sports Plus and DIRECTV STREAM both carry Bally Sports Southwest (BSSW), the regional sports network that airs 60 Spurs games each season, DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” is the only live TV streaming service that allows NBA fans in San Antonio to watch every game.
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The Spurs are a rare team that broadcasts games to their fans on local San Antonio affiliates, KENS-TV CBS 5 and GOAI-TV CW35. DIRECTV STREAM carries CW35both CW35 and CBS 5 for basketball fans in San Antonio.
The most important channels for Spurs games
For local fans in and around San Antonio, the most important channels for watching the Spurs are Bally Sports Southwest, CBS 5, and CW 35. When the Spurs are on national TV, the games will air on ABC, ESPN, or TNT.
|DIRECTV STREAM – Choice||DIRECTV STREAM||Bally Sports+||ESPN Plus||Fubo||Hulu + Live TV||Sling Orange & Blue||YouTube TV|
|Bally Sports Southwest|
$99.99 / month
$74.99 / month
$19.99 / month
$9.99 / month
$74.99 / month
$69.99 / month
$50 / month
$72.99 / month
How to watch the Spurs on DIRECTV STREAM
If you live in San Antonio, in order to watch Spurs games that air on BSSW with DIRECTV STREAM, it is necessary to upgrade to the more expensive “Choice” plan. Upgrading to “Choice” gets sports fans in San Antonio access to Bally Sports Southwest for watching Spurs, Stars, some Mavericks games, and Rangers games.
About 60 regular season Spurs games air on Bally Sports Southwest each season, as well as a handful of early round playoff games.
Out-of-market, Spurs fans can watch the season on NBA League Pass.
Dallas Cowboys fans can watch America’s team with DIRECTV STREAM on KABB FOX 29 News San Antonio.
How to watch the Spurs with Bally Sports Plus
Spurs fans who live in Bexar County can watch the 60 regular season Spurs games that air on BSSW with a Bally Sports Plus subscription.
Watching the Spurs FAQ
No, you can’t watch the San Antonio Spurs on ESPN+. ESPN+ doesn’t have the rights to air any NFL or NBA games.
No, you can’t watch the Spurs game on Peacock. Peacock doesn’t carry BSSW or any of the channels you need to stream Spurs games.
It depends where you live. If you live within the Spurs viewing territory, you can’t watch the Spurs on NBA League Pass. In Bexar County, Spurs games on NBA League Pass will be blacked out in favor of Bally Sports Southwest. However, out-of-market Spurs 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.
If you live in the San Antonio area, you can’t watch most Spurs games on Sling TV because the platform doesn’t carry Bally Sports Southwest. When the Spurs are on ESPN, or TNT, you can watch the game on Sling Orange. If you live out-of-market, you can watch the Spurs on Sling TV by adding NBA League Pass to an existing account.
Yes, you can live stream the Spurs 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.
While it’s not a solution for watching an entire season, you can watch the Spurs in a free trial once on DIRECTV STREAM, usually for 5 days.