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How to Watch Houston Rockets Games Online Without Cable

By Sachin Sharma / December 14, 2021

The Houston Rockets are among the most popular teams in the NBA, with a following all over the world. They have enjoyed a lot of success over the years. But with their star players now gone for new pastures, the Rockets are rebuilding and starting over as they look to reclaim the heights they reached during the James Harden era.

Based in Texas, the Houston Rockets have won two NBA Championships and have a very illustrious history. Some of the biggest names in basketball have played for them over the years. But now, the focus is on tomorrow, aiming to build around young stars.

While the Houston Rockets are struggling this season and find themselves third bottom in the Western Conference standings as of this writing, they have a decent core of talented youngsters who could come into their own as their careers progress. But in addition to highly rated talents like Jalen Green and Kevin Porter Jr., the Rockets also have a few veteran stars like Christian Wood, Eric Gordon, and a number of others in their roster.

If you want to watch the Houston Rockets live in action this season, worry not because we have all the information you need on how and where you can catch their games live without the need for a cable subscription. Also, do not forget to take a look at our guide to learn about how to watch every NBA game live this season.

Which Channels to Watch Houston Rockets Games Tonight?

As with every team in the NBA, the Houston Rockets also have games broadcast on several different channels. They have their games are shown live on local TV channel AT&T SportsNet Southwest, as well as national TV channels ESPN, NBA TV, TNT, ABC, and NBA League Pass.

These channels are also available to watch on several streaming sites, which we will discuss in more detail later. These streaming services allow you to watch your favorite sporting action on the go. If you want to get the full broadcast information for every game, be sure to take a look at the Houston Rockets schedule.

How to Watch Houston Rockets In-Market Games?

The Houston Rockets fans who live in the In-Market regions can watch all their games live on the local TV channel AT&T SportsNet Southwest. This channel is only available to those living in the Houston area. You can also find this channel on two streaming services.

fuboTV

fuboTV is a great streaming service for all sports fans. AT&T SportsNet Southwest is one of the local channels included in its pack. You will also be able to watch the nationally televised games on channels like ESPN, ABC, and NBA TV. You can choose from one of three packs. They are Starter ($64.99/Mo), Pro ($69.99/Mo), and Elite ($79.99/Mo). For more information on this streaming service, do not forget to read our fuboTV review.

DirecTV Stream

A service that allows fans to watch all Houston Rockets In-Market games live is DirecTV Stream. It has AT&T SportsNet Southwest as part of its list of channels for those living in Houston. What's more, it also offers national TV channels ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV as part of its service.

In addition, you can even get an NBA League Pass subscription with this. You will have the option to choose from four packs: Entertainment, Choice, Ultimate, and Premier. The packs have a monthly subscription fee between $69.99 and $139.

How to Watch Houston Rockets Out-of-Market Games?

The Houston Rockets fans living in the Out-of-Market may find it difficult to watch their favorite teams in action this season. It can be very complicated to figure out the broadcasting schedule, especially for those not living in the local region where the team is based. But we have all the information sorted out for you here. Below are some streaming services that will allow you to watch the Houston Rockets games live without the need for cable, even in Out-of-Market regions.

Sling TV

First up on our list is Sling TV, a great option for sports fans as it is affordable and offers several different types of channels. It has ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV (as an add-on option) on its channels list for NBA fans. So you will be able to watch virtually all of the nationally televised games featuring the Houston Rockets and other NBA teams with this option. Its three available packs include Orange, Blue, and Orange + Blue. Orange and Blue packs cost $35 per month, while the Orange + Blue pack costs $50 per month. Make sure to read our Sling TV review for more information on this streaming service.

Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV is another option that works really well for NBA fans. It includes ABC, TNT, and ESPN among its list of channels, and you can get a subscription to Hulu and its live TV streaming service for a fee of $64.99 per month. This service will allow you to watch the majority of the NBA games live if they are nationally televised. Check out our Hulu + Live TV review for more information on this streaming service.

YouTube TV

Next up, we have YouTube TV, which features 85+ premium channels as part of its list. That list of channels includes ABC, ESPN, NBA TV, and TNT. So you will be able to watch all the nationally televised regular season and playoff games live in the NBA. A monthly subscription fee for YouTube TV is $64.99. For more information on this streaming service, read our YouTube TV review here.

NBA League Pass

NBA fans living in Out-of-Market regions can also watch their favorite teams in action with the NBA League Pass. It is available for fans worldwide. For those in the United States, you can watch all the games live that are not nationally broadcast. You can choose from one of the three available packs: Team Pass, League Pass, or a Premium League Pass.

If you are a Houston Rockets fan and only want to watch them in action, make sure to select the Team Pass. It will cost you a monthly subscription fee of $17.99 or an annual fee of $119.



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