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NBA games to be aired on CNN Philippines

Scream your hearts out, James Harden and NBA fans! They're back on free TV. Nikki Collantes (file photo)
By Dugout Philippines

MANILA – The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Wednesday that select NBA games will be available on national free-to-air channel CNN Philippines.

Beginning Saturday, CNN Philippines will televise select games and feature highlights across their various news programs including Sports Desk and News Night.

“Weekends just got better with the return of live NBA games on national television through CNN Philippines,” said NBA Philippines managing director Carlo Singson. “Filipino fans now have a choice of watching our games across a variety of platforms including television, computers and mobile devices via social media and NBA League Pass.”

CNN Philippines is available on free-to-air television on Channel 5 for Zamboanga, Channel 8 for Bacolod, Channel 9 for Manila, Cebu and Davao, and Channel 12 for Baguio, while cable subscribers can check with their local providers for more information on channel listing.

NBA League Pass will deliver unrivaled access to NBA games and programming live and on-demand, while providing downloadable content, exclusive features and more. Fans in the Philippines can subscribe to League Pass offerings including the annual package by visiting watch.nba.com and downloading the official NBA App on the App Store and Google Play.

Additionally, Globe, PLDT and Smart subscribers can bundle NBA League Pass offerings with their data services, which includes the League Pass, Team Choice and 3-Game Choice packages in monthly pricing options, and a weekly pricing offer for the League Pass package. NBA League Pass offerings on Globe are available through its official store on Lazada and Shopee.

Select 2019-20 NBA regular-season games can also be livestreamed in the Philippines for free on Facebook Watch and Twitter. Follow NBA Philippines on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest information on the livestreams and broadcast schedules.

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