How to Watch Miami Heat Games Without Cable

By Sachin Sharma / November 16, 2021

The Miami Heat are one of the most popular teams in the NBA and have enjoyed a lot of success in the past decade, and they are looking to reclaim the NBA Championship title this season. And with the incredibly stacked roster that they boast, you wouldn't put it past them. But can the three-time NBA champions challenge for the crown this year? Tune in to their games to find out.

The Miami Heat enjoyed an impressive run to the NBA Finals in 2020, surpassing all expectations before being beaten by the Los Angeles Lakers. They followed that up with a disappointing showing last year when they were swept by the eventual champions Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the playoffs.

But after making some impressive trades during the off-season, the Miami Heat look ready to contend again. They have three All-Star names in their squad, which is led by Jimmy Butler. Kyle Lowry and Bam Adebayo are both players with world-class skills and quality, as they have already shown this season. They also have several rugged and resolute defenders, most notably PJ Tucker, who won the NBA Championship with the Bucks last season - and not to mention their exciting youthful core that features Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson. They also have Victor Oladipo, who could further bolster their team when he returns from injury later this year.

There aren't many teams with more quality or depth in their roster. And games featuring the Miami Heat are almost always must-watch thanks to their unique style of play and culture, so if you are a Miami Heat fan or just an avid NBA fan, you cannot afford to miss any of their games. We have all the information you need on how to watch the Miami Heat games live without cable. Follow our guide to learn how to watch every NBA game this season live.

Which Channels to Watch Miami Heat Games On Tonight?

Like every other team in the NBA, Miami Heat also has games broadcast on several different channels depending on who they are playing or what the TV broadcast schedule is. With so many channels broadcasting the NBA games, sometimes it can be hard to keep up with the listings. Here we will make things a bit easier for you.

If you would like to watch the Miami Heat in action on TV, you can catch all their NBA games on Bally Sports Sun, ESPN, NBA TV, TNT, and ABC. When and where each game is broadcast will depend on the schedule. You can also stream all their matches on various streaming services, as we will discuss below in more detail.

How to Watch Miami Heat In-Market Games?

The Miami Heat has a very passionate fanbase of supporters, both based in the state of Florida and in other corners of the United States and the world. All the in-market games for the Miami Heat will be broadcast live on the Bally Sports Sun network. This network is available to all those living in Florida, and you can watch those games live even if you don't have that network with a streaming service.

DirecTV Stream

The only streaming service that will allow you to watch Miami Heat games live on the Bally Sports Sun network is DirecTV Stream. Not only that, but it also has ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV among its list of channels, so you can watch all the nationally televised games featuring the Miami Heat and other NBA teams on those channels as well. DirecTV Stream has a total of four subscription packs to choose from: Entertainment, Choice, Ultimate, and Premier, and a monthly subscription costs between $69.99 and $139. You can also purchase the NBA League Pass as an add-on with this service.

How to Watch Miami Heat Out-of-Market Games?

For fans of the Miami Heat who do not live in Florida, watching all of the team's games live will prove to be a bit tricky for you. Some of the Miami Heat games will be nationally broadcast on channels like ESPN, ABC, TNT, or NBA TV. However, most of their regular-season games will be limited to just the local TV channel. However, there are streaming services and live streams available for you as well. Read on further to take a look at your options.


An excellent option to watch live sporting action is fuboTV. It has a wide variety of channels, and you also get a lot of customization options. You can choose from three bundles, Starter, Pro, and Elite, which cost between $64.99 and $79.99 per month.

Among the list of channels on fuboTV are ESPN, ABC, and NBA TV, so you can watch the Miami Heat games. Unfortunately, though, it does not have TNT. For more information, be sure to read our fuboTV review here.

Sling TV

Next up, we have another exciting option in Sling TV. It also has a number of customization options, and it is also very affordable compared to some of its competitors. Sling TV has three packs: Orange, Blue, and Orange + Blue. The Orange and Blue packs cost $35 per month each, and the Orange + Blue pack is $50.

ESPN and TNT are both on its list of channels, and you can even get NBA TV as an add-on channel for a monthly fee of $11. In order to get more information on this streaming service, do read our Sling TV review.

Hulu + Live TV

If you like to keep things simple, then look no further than Hulu + Live TV. It does not have the same customization options as the streaming services mentioned above, but it does include dozens and dozens of TV channels as part of its pack. It has ABC, TNT, and ESPN, so you will be able to watch almost every Miami Heat game broadcast on national television live with Hulu.

What's more, you also get access to Hulu's On-Demand video platform, which has tons of movies and TV shows. So you get two services for a subscription fee of just $64.99 per month. Read our review for Hulu + Live TV in order to get more information.

YouTube TV

Another streaming service with dozens of channels is YouTube TV. This service was one of the first to venture into the streaming business, and it has grown stronger over the years. You will find ABC, ESPN, NBA TV, and TNT among its list of 85+ channels, so every nationally broadcast Miami Heat game will be available for your viewing pleasure.

You can get a monthly subscription to YouTube TV for a fee of $64.99. If you want to get some more information on this service, read our YouTube TV review.

NBA League Pass

In order to ensure that out-of-state fans can also watch their favorite teams live, the NBA decided to launch the NBA League Pass. It will show all the Miami Heat games live, as long as they are not nationally televised. You will have to choose from one of three bundles while getting the NBA League Pass: Team PassLeague Pass, or a Premium League Pass. If you only want to watch the Miami Heat in action, get the Team Pass which will cost you $17.99 per month or $119 per year.

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