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NBA: Live Games & Scores

NBA: Live Games & Scores

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Official NBA basketball, stats, scores & news. Stream live games on League Pass!

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    It's the official NBA app, so you're pretty much sure you'll find everything you need. The free version will get you scores, news, and even live streams for events. With premium, you can watch games as well.
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    1 year ago
  • img Community
    League Pass has been an absolute game changer NBA fans over recent years. On the official NBA app you can subscribe to watch all 1230 games, or you can just dip in and out as you choose. It'll also help you keep up to date with the latest news as it breaks.
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    3 months ago
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    The Best Live Sports Streaming Apps for Your Buck in 2021

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  • David Dec 29, 2020

    By Wavedaver8
    I don’t understand why this app was changed. When you update something it’s usually to add features to make something more user friendly. This update is the opposite. Now the settings icon and exit icon are overlaying the phones header in Portrait mode. Please fix. And I received a response from my first review. Thanks, but my question was never answered. Why are we no longer to see each quarters time in real time? Now it just shows the quarter. Seems to me like someone is focused on visual design more than user-friendly design. Please fix because overall I know people are working hard to design this app, but need to stop fixing something that is not broken
  • Good, but I miss the old layout Dec 15, 2020

    By #TheComeback
    Hear me out, this new update is mostly good. The Stories feature is really nifty, the videos play without trouble, and it’s easy to access content and interviews from the league. But the thing I used the old app for the most was checking box scores of games the next morning. And that’s my issue. This is my main complaint: When looking at the box scores, I find it really difficult to digest any of the stats. There is a ton of white space spreading everything apart, making it impossible to get a full box score without scrolling and swiping multiple times. There are also no separation lines drawn between categories or players. The box score viewer is clunky, I’ve accidentally swiped it down and hidden it a dozen times when I meant to swipe right to see stats like BLK and FGA. The old box scores seemed to be sorted by position, but now it’s sorted by minutes played. That tends to confuse my brain while quickly flipping through the games to see how players did. I would like an option to choose how to sort. I’d like to see the box score feature become more streamlined and like the old app in that manner. Overall, it’s a great app. I hope this feedback can be used.
  • A step in the right direction... Dec 13, 2020

    By Not taken oops yes it is
    I feel like the devs for this app have grand ideas that are either being bottlenecked or overridden by execs. I like the new UI, but it seems like it’s trying to glitz and glamor us when all we really want is access to data and analytics. The single item I used the most, written recaps of each game published by the Associated Press every night a few hours after the games end, seems to be missing in favor of video recaps. Call me a boomer but I don’t want to watch a video to know how a game unfolded. If I want to see a play or an injury or a highlight, I’ll go look for it elsewhere in the app. Overall, the app performs admirably on my iPhone XS, and seems to be less buggy overall, but there are clear issues that need to be addressed (why do I have to scroll through the entire league of players to access Westbrook’s stats?) and a more cohesive index of the plethora of content needs to be readily available on start-up. And PLEASE tell me whoever was responsible for copy-pasting the AP recaps wasn’t fired or deemed unnecessary; I’m not kidding when I say those recaps were 90% of the reason I open the app every morning. :/
  • Nov 10, 2021

    By phillip herrero
    great video quality, and i appreciate the ability to zoom in on my larger phone screen. i only have two gripes with the app. one is not having a mute button so i can listen to music or a podcast while watching a game. the other is the inability to minimize the screen while browsing other apps. otherwise this is a great app!
  • Overall ok, but needs a lot of work. Dec 12, 2020

    By santos93
    Specifically the player profiles. There should be no reason why I click on a player’s name to find out their info and only their picture and one small line of their current stats shows up and the rest is a random ad + huge list of random NBA videos. I liked the old way where it gave you all of their information: height, age, DOB, school, career stats + current stats. etc. I have to click on Advanced Stats, then find their “Profile”. There is nothing “Advanced Stat” about their height and DOB. I should be able to see that information on the first page. I understand putting their advanced stats on a separate page, but there shouldn’t be a 1 inch section dedicated to their whole profile and the rest is an ad and videos . The second biggest thing is searching for a player. Scrolling through an entire list of 400+ NBA players is exhausting.
  • Something is wrong with the app Nov 13, 2021

    By Code 356
    More recently, I have noticed a problem with this app, where it doesn't send me any notifications at all. No score updates or anything. I keep going to settings and turning on all possible notifications, but then they automatically turn off the moment I exit the app. I know this because if I exit the app and go back on again, and go back to settings, notifications show up as being turned off again, despite me having turned it on just moments ago. This is a big and annoying problem that needs to be fixed ASAP. Update: I sent this review a few days ago, and I tried the solution that the Developer Response gave me, which was to delete the app and reinstall it. It didn't work. The notifications still automatically turn off every time I exit the app.
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By maurice sweet
    Nov2021-app is great had to redo my review, the ads can be skipped in the beginning of the game but only in full screen mode but that's good enough back to the top awesomeness. Did have to reinstall to fix some bugs but this app has always been bug free for the most part for me.
  • David Dec 29, 2020

    By Wavedaver8
    I don’t understand why this app was changed. When you update something it’s usually to add features to make something more user friendly. This update is the opposite. Now the settings icon and exit icon are overlaying the phones header in Portrait mode. Please fix. And I received a response from my first review. Thanks, but my question was never answered. Why are we no longer to see each quarters time in real time? Now it just shows the quarter. Seems to me like someone is focused on visual design more than user-friendly design. Please fix because overall I know people are working hard to design this app, but need to stop fixing something that is not broken
  • Good, but I miss the old layout Dec 15, 2020

    By #TheComeback
    Hear me out, this new update is mostly good. The Stories feature is really nifty, the videos play without trouble, and it’s easy to access content and interviews from the league. But the thing I used the old app for the most was checking box scores of games the next morning. And that’s my issue. This is my main complaint: When looking at the box scores, I find it really difficult to digest any of the stats. There is a ton of white space spreading everything apart, making it impossible to get a full box score without scrolling and swiping multiple times. There are also no separation lines drawn between categories or players. The box score viewer is clunky, I’ve accidentally swiped it down and hidden it a dozen times when I meant to swipe right to see stats like BLK and FGA. The old box scores seemed to be sorted by position, but now it’s sorted by minutes played. That tends to confuse my brain while quickly flipping through the games to see how players did. I would like an option to choose how to sort. I’d like to see the box score feature become more streamlined and like the old app in that manner. Overall, it’s a great app. I hope this feedback can be used.
  • A step in the right direction... Dec 13, 2020

    By Not taken oops yes it is
    I feel like the devs for this app have grand ideas that are either being bottlenecked or overridden by execs. I like the new UI, but it seems like it’s trying to glitz and glamor us when all we really want is access to data and analytics. The single item I used the most, written recaps of each game published by the Associated Press every night a few hours after the games end, seems to be missing in favor of video recaps. Call me a boomer but I don’t want to watch a video to know how a game unfolded. If I want to see a play or an injury or a highlight, I’ll go look for it elsewhere in the app. Overall, the app performs admirably on my iPhone XS, and seems to be less buggy overall, but there are clear issues that need to be addressed (why do I have to scroll through the entire league of players to access Westbrook’s stats?) and a more cohesive index of the plethora of content needs to be readily available on start-up. And PLEASE tell me whoever was responsible for copy-pasting the AP recaps wasn’t fired or deemed unnecessary; I’m not kidding when I say those recaps were 90% of the reason I open the app every morning. :/
  • Nov 10, 2021

    By phillip herrero
    great video quality, and i appreciate the ability to zoom in on my larger phone screen. i only have two gripes with the app. one is not having a mute button so i can listen to music or a podcast while watching a game. the other is the inability to minimize the screen while browsing other apps. otherwise this is a great app!
  • Overall ok, but needs a lot of work. Dec 12, 2020

    By santos93
    Specifically the player profiles. There should be no reason why I click on a player’s name to find out their info and only their picture and one small line of their current stats shows up and the rest is a random ad + huge list of random NBA videos. I liked the old way where it gave you all of their information: height, age, DOB, school, career stats + current stats. etc. I have to click on Advanced Stats, then find their “Profile”. There is nothing “Advanced Stat” about their height and DOB. I should be able to see that information on the first page. I understand putting their advanced stats on a separate page, but there shouldn’t be a 1 inch section dedicated to their whole profile and the rest is an ad and videos . The second biggest thing is searching for a player. Scrolling through an entire list of 400+ NBA players is exhausting.
  • Something is wrong with the app Nov 13, 2021

    By Code 356
    More recently, I have noticed a problem with this app, where it doesn't send me any notifications at all. No score updates or anything. I keep going to settings and turning on all possible notifications, but then they automatically turn off the moment I exit the app. I know this because if I exit the app and go back on again, and go back to settings, notifications show up as being turned off again, despite me having turned it on just moments ago. This is a big and annoying problem that needs to be fixed ASAP. Update: I sent this review a few days ago, and I tried the solution that the Developer Response gave me, which was to delete the app and reinstall it. It didn't work. The notifications still automatically turn off every time I exit the app.
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By maurice sweet
    Nov2021-app is great had to redo my review, the ads can be skipped in the beginning of the game but only in full screen mode but that's good enough back to the top awesomeness. Did have to reinstall to fix some bugs but this app has always been bug free for the most part for me.
  • Some improvements, some downgrades Dec 12, 2020

    By keyvon23
    There are some improvements in the new design. There are some big downgrades too. Most of the reviews have covered the same flaws I have noticed. The one thing I wish you guys would bring back is the paid version. You used to be able to pay 10 bucks to remove ads and get audio to the games. Even if it was 10 bucks to remove ads I would do that in a heart beat. Ads makes the user experience pretty poor and pretty much botch the ux designers efforts to make a nice app. Also instead of overhauling the app every couple of years why don’t you just make the improvements everyone is asking for. I wouldn’t be hard to go through and pick out all the features everyone is requesting. Isn’t the app for US anyway? Not everything is negative, so thanks. Please listen.
  • It’s good Nov 1, 2020

    By OGGGGG5
    I really like the new layout. I think it looks more polished/modern and runs smoother. I haven’t personally had any of the problems/errors so far that others have mentioned. Everything’s working as it should for me and I enjoy it. The only thing I’m not a big a fan of is the new lead tracker graphic for the games. I like that you can now scroll on it to find the specific plays but I wish that you could also just click on the graphic itself and it show a bigger graphic more similar to the old version. This version doesn’t have the grid lines with the numbers to really show how much a team is leading by. It also doesn’t say what the biggest lead was or how many lead changes and ties there were. In my opinion, it just doesn’t convey the match up between the teams as well as the old app’s “match up” tab did which is a bit disappointing since I really enjoyed viewing that tab every game. I would like to see that aspect get some improvements but overall this seems like a good app
  • Nov 6, 2021

    By Mr AllenIverson
    I like this app. In general I'm having no problems. I just can't stand having to wait 3 days to watch a game when it just so happens to be local. Yet I don't even have a team in my state? I guess just whatever is closest. I do not have cable.. This is the only way I can watch my team play. I would just really appreciate to be able to watch my team play when they are playing these games.. Its annoying..
  • Old app is better and last season league pass is better Apr 3, 2021

    By The Luke24
    I purchased league pass during preseason. Was only able to watch live games. If I was to go back and watch an old game audio was two to four plays ahead of game play was able to watch a game for about 10 minutes then a video playback error pops up. Went to to talk to live tech support no one was available. I sent an email for help no response. I thought to myself this issue will get taken care during regular season. Big shock! I was wrong. Regular season starts and I finally was able to talk to a live person on tech support. He wasn’t able to help me. I had to send another email and then I received a response. They still can’t fix the problem. This has been going on since November! When I ask for compensation they tell that can’t because I purchased the league pass through iTunes. When I talk to iTunes about guess what happens? That’s right they tell me it’s on NBA league pass since they are the developers. Go back to the league pass “We are unable to give compensation or a refund since you purchased NBA league pass through iTunes”. They don’t care. I have talked to 8 different people about my situation and are asked the same questions when a new person “try’s” to help me. Also when I ask a question does it get answered. Nope! DO NOT GET LEAGUE PASS THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING!!!!!
  • Nov 5, 2021

    By Anthony Vincent
    There is an obvious problem with the app based on the multiple reviews but their only answer is to uninstall and reinstall. (It can't be us!) - when it appears tons of users are affected. Instead of making us do menial BS any normal person would try first before contacting, look into your own app and figure out why it is not working this season 🙃
  • Nov 18, 2021

    By Noah Gekiere
    Buggy. The TV app is even worse, games crash everytime it goes to commercial. App crashes when you try to select a game from the home screen. Please fix bugs on the Android TV app. Update: TV still does this, also have discovered casting from phone to TV also crashes and is unreliable. Please fix your app. Edit: Have checked for updates on TV and Phone
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By Daniel MacLeod
    The app will not properly access location. The app info says " location service: false" and "location: unavailable" despite location services being on and the app given full location access in the permissions. Because of this, even though i am NOT in my teams home market, I cannot watch the games with the app. I don't want to use my laptop to have to watch the games.
  • Paid for NBA League Pass, doesn’t work across multiple apps live Apr 5, 2021

    By Casey Adamo
    Have tried to watch multiple games from the app on my mobile and from the app on Apple TV. Neither work consistently. Have taken the time to confirm login details, uninstall, reinstall, confirm internet connection. Everything setup correctly, just poor low quality apps. In the middle of the game, they will cut to adds, skip around and have unwatchable playback. I have never been able to watch an entire live game with the app working correctly and it always causes me to just turn it off. Have had this happen multiple times now and finally upset enough to leave a negative review because I’ve had such a bad experience. Super disappointing specifically when it is extremely hard to justify the expense. Will never make this mistake again and will look into paying for NBC Sports app or any other alternative in the future. Buyer beware, these apps don’t work and you can’t watch the games in real time without issues. Update 4/5/21 - Submitted request to troubleshoot issues per comment to response. Will report back if anything comes of it.
  • Nov 1, 2021

    By Bikrant Mishra
    With Android 12 comes the new addition of precise and approximate locations. NBA League Pass requires your location for blackouts (Which is terrible for the consumer but outside the scope of this review). The unfortunate thing about this new feature is the app does not accept approximate location as a location permission, That's requiring you to give the app precise location permissions to watch NBA games. I cannot give the app a good review until this is fixed.
  • Downgrade Dec 26, 2020

    By kcwerkme
    I should preface this review by saying that I use this app primarily as a way to look up player stats and watch league pass. I would assume that this is the case with most people, and that is why I am only going to talk primarily about those two features. This used to be a really great app.... I say used to be because the developers took everything that made the old app good (player profile page, ease of use, clean look, etc) and completely screwed it up. The player profile page used to be great. It had all the important stats, age, height, alma mater, etc. Now it’s a 1 inch line of useless junk followed by a bunch of spammy looking ads and videos all of which is showcased on an ugly white background that looks like something you would have considered second rate back in 2004... like first of all, after charging 200$ a pop for league pass that only has half the games on it, getting $2.66 billion a year from tnt, and charging ungodly amounts for in person tickets, I know there’s no way you needed to destroy this app just to sneak in a couple ad spots. NOBODY HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH THE OLD APP...
  • Nov 20, 2021

    By Anthony Allen
    I get an error code most of the time and am unable to watch the games. I paid for a single team pass and have missed quite a few games due to error codes. They refuse to give me any kind of refund, even after I have sent screenshots of the errors. I paid money for something that doesn't work.
  • App only good if you pay NBA directly. Jan 12, 2021

    By Primetimeprim
    I pay for league pass though my cable provider and year after year I have issues with the app. If I want to watch any game this season I have to press the watch button over 6 times before it will let me watch the game. I am greeted with an error message that says the video can not be played. I pay through my provider because I usually watch at home but traveling with the app I may as well not try. I have friends that pay NBA direct and they have no issues with the app at all. I wonder why? It’s beyond frustrating that the app or their ecosystem hasn’t been more well integrated for those who use a cable provider. You are still getting paid please fix this. It’s Beyond frustrating especially for a loyal consumer of your product. I can imagine there are quite a few others with my issue. This would mark the 4 year with the same issue. Also I understand that you have blackout issues but is there no way to integrate local network sign in so that I don’t have to leave league pass app?
  • My first App Store review Dec 24, 2020

    By 1Millhouse
    Congratulations! This has to be a genius level scam. You charge a subscription fee and then block all of my teams games. Wow... just wow! The amazing team that developed this app must have had some crazy brainstorming sessions. “Hmm... what can we do to drive away our paying customer base. Let’s release an app that doesn’t work properly. Yup that should do the trick!” Great job you guys. Give yourselves a pat on the back because this fantastic new update is causing me to cancel my NBA league pass subscription. You disabled the ability to use a VPN and for some dumb reason you also disabled the mirror/airplay function. Who the heck wants to watch a game on their phone after paying for a premium subscription. If I’m paying for the service I should have the option to either watch on my phone or on my tv. But none of that matters because now that I can’t use a VPN, I can no longer watch home or away games because they are all blacked out. So what’s the point in paying for a service that you blocked all access to. The answer is none.
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    It's the official NBA app, so you're pretty much sure you'll find everything you need. The free version will get you scores, news, and even live streams for events. With premium, you can watch games as well.
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    1 year ago
  • img Community
    League Pass has been an absolute game changer NBA fans over recent years. On the official NBA app you can subscribe to watch all 1230 games, or you can just dip in and out as you choose. It'll also help you keep up to date with the latest news as it breaks.
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    3 months ago
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  • David Dec 29, 2020

    By Wavedaver8
    I don’t understand why this app was changed. When you update something it’s usually to add features to make something more user friendly. This update is the opposite. Now the settings icon and exit icon are overlaying the phones header in Portrait mode. Please fix. And I received a response from my first review. Thanks, but my question was never answered. Why are we no longer to see each quarters time in real time? Now it just shows the quarter. Seems to me like someone is focused on visual design more than user-friendly design. Please fix because overall I know people are working hard to design this app, but need to stop fixing something that is not broken
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By maurice sweet
    Nov2021-app is great had to redo my review, the ads can be skipped in the beginning of the game but only in full screen mode but that's good enough back to the top awesomeness. Did have to reinstall to fix some bugs but this app has always been bug free for the most part for me.
  • It’s good Nov 1, 2020

    By OGGGGG5
    I really like the new layout. I think it looks more polished/modern and runs smoother. I haven’t personally had any of the problems/errors so far that others have mentioned. Everything’s working as it should for me and I enjoy it. The only thing I’m not a big a fan of is the new lead tracker graphic for the games. I like that you can now scroll on it to find the specific plays but I wish that you could also just click on the graphic itself and it show a bigger graphic more similar to the old version. This version doesn’t have the grid lines with the numbers to really show how much a team is leading by. It also doesn’t say what the biggest lead was or how many lead changes and ties there were. In my opinion, it just doesn’t convey the match up between the teams as well as the old app’s “match up” tab did which is a bit disappointing since I really enjoyed viewing that tab every game. I would like to see that aspect get some improvements but overall this seems like a good app
  • NBA overlay is so annoying Mar 4, 2021

    By Kaiser Kieran
    I love the NBA, and I shell out for LP anyways (even though black out rules keep me from watching my Wizards on LP) because I enjoy watching. But my god, the overlay showing recent plays, substitutions and timeouts on the NBA LP stream takes up a third of my screen on my iPhone. The NBA already streams a great product, why add an unmovable overlay to it. The new app is decent, don’t have a strong opinion yet— Except the overlay!! Please allow an option to close it, or better yet get rid of it all together. I feel bad about giving 3 stars, it’s probably closer to 5, but this overlay is driving me insane. Apologies Adam Silver.
  • Much faster Dec 4, 2020

    By been here day1, but im done
    I haven’t used it that much so far but I like this one a lot better than the old one already. With the old one my friends and I would always have a running joke about how it was possibly the worst made app of all time (not because the actual app itself was bad) but just because it had probably the slowest and most aggravating loading screens of all time😂😂. Like if I wasn’t on Wi-Fi and I clicked on the app to open it it would take a good 30 seconds sometimes to just open, this does not happen with the new one which is great.
  • Great app with very clean layout Dec 27, 2020

    By #1ChelseaFan
    Overall I really like this app because it is very easy to use. And if you have notifications on it will basically tell you everything big that has happened. So if you miss a big game I guarantee it will be in the notifications or coming. My favorite thing about the app is that is so easy to use. From the great layout to the customization options it is a very easy app. All in all this is a great app for catching up on any games that you missed and very easy to use.
  • OMG So good Mar 16, 2021

    By hodhdb DVD s
    I really like this app it allows me to watch games and look at stats and people say they have to scroll through hundreds of players to ding there stats all you have to do is select the team there on and it’s 100% easier to find and the grate thing about this app is you can look at almost everything stats games player stats team stats teams wins and loses this app is amazing thanks so much for making this app!!!!!!👍👍👍👍👌👌🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀
  • NBA Loyalist Jul 15, 2021

    By Bklyn Yankee
    I have been a fan since the early 80’s. I was born and raised in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. I grew up watching local legends like Bernard King. I had the pleasure and honor to witness some of the greatest players through television. Be it on CBS, NBC and eventually TNT, ESPN and last but not least ABC. The ASG and Playoffs are the showcase of the league. The seasons are always exciting and grinding. Lets not forget about technology. Advances in technology has allowed the casual fan or loyalist (this guy) to follow their favorite teams all season long. The inception of League Pass, the NBA app, NBATV has really put the league in the forefront in the U.S. sports market. I sound a bit long winded but basketball and baseball are my favorite sports. I turned 50 this year and can say that the NBA has left some memorable moments etched in my brain for life. Cheers, Fred Velasquez
  • Video Quality was better in Old App Dec 27, 2020

    By PissedoffPeter99
    The main thing I used this app for was to watch the video recaps and highlights of games. Now I'd rather watch elsewhere cuz the video quality is so bad. Even on good connection the best option is 720p and the sound is like you're in a tin can. I was thinking about getting League Pass again this year, but probably won't be worth it in this app. Hope you guys work on this.
  • Smoooooth Oct 28, 2021

    By Mrbozzi
    I’ve using this appt for a few years now and at first it was really buggy…hard to use and glitchy…however each year they’ve improved and now it runs very very smoothly. I didn’t get center court this year but last year it ran without any problems. Just watch out for updates, I cringe when any of my apps send updates but so far this app is moving up!
  • Nov 10, 2021

    By phillip herrero
    great video quality, and i appreciate the ability to zoom in on my larger phone screen. i only have two gripes with the app. one is not having a mute button so i can listen to music or a podcast while watching a game. the other is the inability to minimize the screen while browsing other apps. otherwise this is a great app!
  • It would be great if.. Nov 16, 2021

    By Capoling
    Love the app - i do have a feature request that would be a great to have: I always have the “hide scores” options on and go in the app at night and watch the last 5 minutes of most games, looking for close ones. It would be great if in the “hide scores” layout there was some sort of visual indication of a close game (ie games that ended within 5 points difference are highlighted in red, or even an asterisk would do it). This would let us avoid having to go through a bunch of blowout games (ad + skipping forward to the actual 4th quarter takes a while..) before getting to the interesting ones (all while adding the actual scores and winners). Would be a real nice to have..
  • Convoluted Feb 22, 2021

    By Siralexfinlay
    First, get rid of the 3 second animation of the Larry O’Brien trophy every time you open the app. I just want some scores and I have to wait this darn thing out. Second, I like the home page but they only put on a select few games so you have to delve into the scores section to find more. I’d be nice if they were all there. The whole thing feels convoluted. It’s like those web graphs they’d make you do in school. Everything is just sprawling around everywhere and you have to chase it. I still give four stars because the app works and it has a lot of stuff, I just wish that trophy would go and it felt more fluid in ease.
  • Non-Live Viewing Mar 30, 2021

    By JarrettG44
    I got NBA League pass because I wanted to watch more Bulls games. While league pass obviously allows me to do that, unfortunately, it also ruins the games for me. When the Bulls play on the west coast, I generally don’t watch live because I wake up early. And I can’t get to the recording of the game without seeing the score l, which ruins the whole game for me. It’s not the end of the world, but I just wish there was a way for me to get to the recording without being forced to see the score of the game.
  • Great app but Oct 20, 2021

    By Jonah Westemeier
    The camera angles are not very good you should make us be able to see the whole game not just certain parts for example I don’t want to see just the home team or the away team or the back boards on each side of the court I want to see both ends at the same time but after all that it’s a really good app it tells you everything you want to know and it cuts out all the useless extra stuff so yeah a great app except for the camera angles
  • It’s great but you have to watch out for spoilers!!!! Jan 5, 2021

    By Adrianrod
    The app is great to watch the games but they have a lot of spoilers even when you turn off the scores. For example they have headlines of the games when you open it so you may have the scores turned off but they receive you with “Steph hits 62 on Warriors win” 🤦🏻‍♂️ Also when you access the game highlight they have a line with the score even when you hide the scores also.
  • Looks and feel of app is nice, missing some features Dec 22, 2020

    By Cinefile24
    I really enjoy the new look and feel of the app. Also some cool features that were added on like Player Transactions is really nice to see. But then there are some features like Player Search that’s missing. I don’t like to have to scroll through a list to find the player. And if you could add cool stuff that I see on other sport apps like betting odds that would be cool too Thank you!!
  • ACCESS TO ALL GAMES Jan 3, 2021

    By uff k
    What’s the point of me paying 300 dollars for league pass and I don’t have access to all games??? There shouldn’t be any reason I shouldn’t be able to watch a game. A blackout restriction is stupid. What if I’m not home? I’m punished for not being Around a tv. And nba TV games don’t allow you to watch those either. That’s so freaking stupid and if this doesn’t change I promise I will not purchase leaguepass ever again.
  • Great app but wish the ff and rw options… Nov 18, 2021

    By FreDebonair
    Wish we had more options with the ff and rw buttons. First, it was 30 sec (which I agree was too big a leap i.e. you often missed a lot of the action), and now it’s only 10. I don’t want to hit the 10 sec button a dozen times to get through some of these junk second units! 🤣 Why can’t we have both? We deserve both. We deserve nice things!
  • Game angles Oct 27, 2021

    By fifa lover232
    This is a really great app I love everything in here. There is just one thing i don’t like, when watching a live game you have to choose an angle to watch. I would prefer the viewing of the game the same exact way we watch on the tv where we can get a full view of the players the score and the team and fans. Please consider this it would make it a lot nicer thanks!
  • Good, but I miss the old layout Dec 15, 2020

    By #TheComeback
    Hear me out, this new update is mostly good. The Stories feature is really nifty, the videos play without trouble, and it’s easy to access content and interviews from the league. But the thing I used the old app for the most was checking box scores of games the next morning. And that’s my issue. This is my main complaint: When looking at the box scores, I find it really difficult to digest any of the stats. There is a ton of white space spreading everything apart, making it impossible to get a full box score without scrolling and swiping multiple times. There are also no separation lines drawn between categories or players. The box score viewer is clunky, I’ve accidentally swiped it down and hidden it a dozen times when I meant to swipe right to see stats like BLK and FGA. The old box scores seemed to be sorted by position, but now it’s sorted by minutes played. That tends to confuse my brain while quickly flipping through the games to see how players did. I would like an option to choose how to sort. I’d like to see the box score feature become more streamlined and like the old app in that manner. Overall, it’s a great app. I hope this feedback can be used.
  • A step in the right direction... Dec 13, 2020

    By Not taken oops yes it is
    I feel like the devs for this app have grand ideas that are either being bottlenecked or overridden by execs. I like the new UI, but it seems like it’s trying to glitz and glamor us when all we really want is access to data and analytics. The single item I used the most, written recaps of each game published by the Associated Press every night a few hours after the games end, seems to be missing in favor of video recaps. Call me a boomer but I don’t want to watch a video to know how a game unfolded. If I want to see a play or an injury or a highlight, I’ll go look for it elsewhere in the app. Overall, the app performs admirably on my iPhone XS, and seems to be less buggy overall, but there are clear issues that need to be addressed (why do I have to scroll through the entire league of players to access Westbrook’s stats?) and a more cohesive index of the plethora of content needs to be readily available on start-up. And PLEASE tell me whoever was responsible for copy-pasting the AP recaps wasn’t fired or deemed unnecessary; I’m not kidding when I say those recaps were 90% of the reason I open the app every morning. :/
  • Overall ok, but needs a lot of work. Dec 12, 2020

    By santos93
    Specifically the player profiles. There should be no reason why I click on a player’s name to find out their info and only their picture and one small line of their current stats shows up and the rest is a random ad + huge list of random NBA videos. I liked the old way where it gave you all of their information: height, age, DOB, school, career stats + current stats. etc. I have to click on Advanced Stats, then find their “Profile”. There is nothing “Advanced Stat” about their height and DOB. I should be able to see that information on the first page. I understand putting their advanced stats on a separate page, but there shouldn’t be a 1 inch section dedicated to their whole profile and the rest is an ad and videos . The second biggest thing is searching for a player. Scrolling through an entire list of 400+ NBA players is exhausting.
  • Something is wrong with the app Nov 13, 2021

    By Code 356
    More recently, I have noticed a problem with this app, where it doesn't send me any notifications at all. No score updates or anything. I keep going to settings and turning on all possible notifications, but then they automatically turn off the moment I exit the app. I know this because if I exit the app and go back on again, and go back to settings, notifications show up as being turned off again, despite me having turned it on just moments ago. This is a big and annoying problem that needs to be fixed ASAP. Update: I sent this review a few days ago, and I tried the solution that the Developer Response gave me, which was to delete the app and reinstall it. It didn't work. The notifications still automatically turn off every time I exit the app.
  • Some improvements, some downgrades Dec 12, 2020

    By keyvon23
    There are some improvements in the new design. There are some big downgrades too. Most of the reviews have covered the same flaws I have noticed. The one thing I wish you guys would bring back is the paid version. You used to be able to pay 10 bucks to remove ads and get audio to the games. Even if it was 10 bucks to remove ads I would do that in a heart beat. Ads makes the user experience pretty poor and pretty much botch the ux designers efforts to make a nice app. Also instead of overhauling the app every couple of years why don’t you just make the improvements everyone is asking for. I wouldn’t be hard to go through and pick out all the features everyone is requesting. Isn’t the app for US anyway? Not everything is negative, so thanks. Please listen.
  • Nov 6, 2021

    By Mr AllenIverson
    I like this app. In general I'm having no problems. I just can't stand having to wait 3 days to watch a game when it just so happens to be local. Yet I don't even have a team in my state? I guess just whatever is closest. I do not have cable.. This is the only way I can watch my team play. I would just really appreciate to be able to watch my team play when they are playing these games.. Its annoying..
  • I liked the old app more, but it has potential. Dec 13, 2020

    By poweredbytofu713
    I’m assuming the app is still be tweaked and updated to work 100% smoothly. Every time I open the app I have to sign in, and I’m not receiving any of the notifications I’ve turned on. I turned on notifications for game starts of my favorite teams, but then I go to the game itself and it shows the notifications are turned off. So now I have to go through every game and turn on which ones I want to be notified about (we’ll see if I get the alerts tomorrow). It also took me a while to figure out why my League Pass subscription wasn’t working, and my NBA TV subscription still isn’t showing up. The previous app seemed more streamlined and easier to use.
  • Unresponsive Nov 24, 2021

    By fjnske
    I expect this app to run a lot smoother considering the prices of subscriptions. Please update the responsiveness, resume game feature, and keeping the app from totally restarting after switching apps for a second. Great app if you’re a big fan of basketball. The only terribly annoying problem is how u responsive the app is when watching a game. It’s takes minutes for me to pause, replay, or go forward because the app doesn’t respond to taps at an efficient rate. Then it will absolutely restart the whole app if you leave it for a second, which means you must go through the slow rate of finding a game again, plus it won’t save your place 9/10 times.
  • Annoyed Dec 18, 2020

    By Untouchable Young
    A lot of times, I’m using an app and I get a pop up asking for a review. I typically decline and continue about my business. I didn’t get that prompt from this app but I was so annoyed by it, I went to the App Store and found it to give this review. I’ll try to keep this short; I’d like to search players, not scroll through them. I’d like to see what games are currently on as soon as the app starts up. And when I do tap on “games” I’d like it to show me the current day. Not sure if this is the same developer for Roku but I don’t understand why I’m constantly looking at tomorrow’s date when I’m looking for games. It just doesn’t make sense.
  • Cost Benefit Analysis Nov 20, 2021

    By BonusCantos
    PROS: - A paid subscription allows you to stream out of market games not featured on national television - once streaming, even with less than optimal internet strength, I have few issues steaming games - the picture looks great CONS: - if TNT, NBA TV, ESPN, et. al have my team’s game, I can’t access my local market announcers. For me, this is a big deal. Others may not care. - like MLB TV and other pay for sports subscription services, you deal with local blackouts (so, if you reside in the market of your team or your team is playing a team within your local market you are also out of luck) - while far from inaccessible, the app is somewhat clunky - THIS is the big one and the reason for my review….to some this may seem nit-picky, but I take major exception with the fact that even after I pay a premium price for limited access to my team (see notes above), I’m still required to watch a 30 second add before my team’s steam.
  • League Pass/Player Stats Jan 13, 2021

    By Nick name //786
    I usually don’t write a review for any app but I’ve had a continuous struggle with this app for a while with two main things that began to bother me. Most importantly watching games through league pass on this app is a big struggle as it works about 20% of the time while the other times it says the video is unavailable. Keep in mind this isn’t caused by blackouts as it gives the message for every game, even NBATV. I find that I have to try again in about 20 minutes or keep refreshing the app until it works. Secondly searching for players stats simple doesn’t exist. The only efficient way to find a player is to filter by team and select them. I was bewildered by this as it seems like a pretty easy thing to add that was in past versions of the app. Hopefully Lebron can complain about these two things and get a fix going.
  • Most important bug fix: Player Pages Mar 3, 2021

    By MC2020202
    When looking at box scores, you can obviously click on individual players names to bring up their profile. But this is almost entirely useless, as it merely shows their head-shot, PPG, RPG, and APG. No age, college, size, bio, let alone anything beyond the three most remedial box score stats. There is a prominent blue button below this labeled, “Advanced Stats”. This is a dead link. It does nothing. This means there is no way to ascertain any more information on these players within the NBA’s own app. This forces me to use Basketball Reference to check box scores. At a BARE minimum, these player pages should be expected to include the attributes I mentioned above, let alone full season stats, like minutes per game, blocks, steals, FG%, etc. I won’t go on listing all of the basic information this facet lacks as it’s basically everything. As mentioned above, it has no actual utility and clearly doesn’t function as intended (e.g., aforementioned dead button). There are other aspects of this app that have improved from years past but, for me, the bugs and fundamental lack of accessible information makes it basically useless. I would love to see this corrected before the season ends.
  • Nov 13, 2021

    By Swarochisa Kandregula
    The app crashes when I select box score or watch from the home page. Also, the app no longer has an option to cast the game from your android phone on to your Tv. Please fix this asap!
  • Ruined Player Profiles and Roster Screen Dec 10, 2020

    By zachsteck
    The old app was just way more clean on the roster page and player profiles! First of all why does it look like each players picture was taken in 2006 being that blurry when you click on a player. Second why can I only see 3 of the stats when I go to a players profile when they used to all just be there. Third change it back it was a lot easier to use, less loading time when you want to see players stats. Instead of clicking to see stats we should click to see the videos because people want to see the stats, not the highlights from 5 months ago! This app has gotten worse since the update as it used to be better! Change the player profiles back! Please!
  • The New Layout is Awful Nov 26, 2020

    By GX2123
    Prior to the update, the layout of the app was much better. While the new layout is more modern, the issue I have is with box scores and individual player stats. Everything in the box scores is enlarged now, so you have to really scroll (up&down/side to side) to see everything in the box score, whereas prior to the update everything was a lot more compact and easier to see without having to scroll around. As for individual player pages, all it shows is PPG APG RPG. You have to click on a different page in order to actually see all of the player’s statistics, which again is a more complicated way of seeing things that used to be quick and easy.
  • No game recap?? Dec 28, 2020

    By All nicknames taken stupid
    The app is mostly the same as the old one but one huge missing feature is the recap articles after every game. I used to read many of these each morning and it tells a more complete game than just looking at stats. Like did a player score all his points in one quarter? Was the game tight at the end? We’re their highlights/lowlights. So much more to a game than just score and stats and now I have to go elsewhere to get that which means I will use this app less than the old one. Couple of other issues many others mention like when the game says live but isn’t on for another 30 minutes. At this point I wonder why fix (aka screw up) what isn’t broken?
  • The old app was so much better Dec 23, 2020

    By Peteypap777
    I used to use the nba app daily to check box scores and game stats. The new box scores might look more modern but everything is enlarged to the point there is significantly less information on your screen than before. You’re stuck scrolling way too much. And if you scroll through one teams starters to see their bench stats, and flip to the opponents stats, it brings you to their bench and you need to scroll back up to see their starters. A minor issue but overall enough of a nuisance to where I’ll just check scores on a different app. Please bring back the old box score format.
  • Last version was much better Dec 24, 2020

    By ____ayyyyyyyy____
    Not sure why this new version of the app comes with so many cut features, but it really hurts the overall experience the lead tracker on the game summary screen, the ability to check stats while watching a game, quick insights into completed games on the scores screen such as stand out stat lines or if a team overcame a large deficit or hit a game winner, all these features and more are gone. I just don’t see why they’d gut the app of all these useful features that gave greater insights into the league and individual games.
  • Live Games not working for one team monthly Jan 1, 2021

    By Jencp16
    The first day I signed up for the one team monthly pass it worked wonders on my iPhone. However, this is the second time I’ve used the app and trying to watch my sports team and it’s saying I need to subscribe to watch them even though I’m already subscribed. I went to customer service and followed instructions to delete app, keep susbscribtion and redownload the app. Still no luck. This needs a lot of work. I was working on this since the start of the game and now it’s the 3rd quarter..
  • Issues/Errors Oct 21, 2021

    By D4144
    Neither phone or Apple TV work. I purchased the one team pass and was excited to be able to follow my team as I am out of market. I received a yospace error the entire evening, on both my phone and Apple TV, and there wasn’t anything online that was helpful to fixing the solution. I spent opening tip-off watching updates on my ESPN app. Oh and it was a really close game, so I was even more bummed to be missing it. I gave it an extra star because the app looks nice with plenty of features. It just needs to work.
  • Old app is better and last season league pass is better Apr 3, 2021

    By The Luke24
    I purchased league pass during preseason. Was only able to watch live games. If I was to go back and watch an old game audio was two to four plays ahead of game play was able to watch a game for about 10 minutes then a video playback error pops up. Went to to talk to live tech support no one was available. I sent an email for help no response. I thought to myself this issue will get taken care during regular season. Big shock! I was wrong. Regular season starts and I finally was able to talk to a live person on tech support. He wasn’t able to help me. I had to send another email and then I received a response. They still can’t fix the problem. This has been going on since November! When I ask for compensation they tell that can’t because I purchased the league pass through iTunes. When I talk to iTunes about guess what happens? That’s right they tell me it’s on NBA league pass since they are the developers. Go back to the league pass “We are unable to give compensation or a refund since you purchased NBA league pass through iTunes”. They don’t care. I have talked to 8 different people about my situation and are asked the same questions when a new person “try’s” to help me. Also when I ask a question does it get answered. Nope! DO NOT GET LEAGUE PASS THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING!!!!!
  • Nov 5, 2021

    By Anthony Vincent
    There is an obvious problem with the app based on the multiple reviews but their only answer is to uninstall and reinstall. (It can't be us!) - when it appears tons of users are affected. Instead of making us do menial BS any normal person would try first before contacting, look into your own app and figure out why it is not working this season 🙃
  • Nov 18, 2021

    By Noah Gekiere
    Buggy. The TV app is even worse, games crash everytime it goes to commercial. App crashes when you try to select a game from the home screen. Please fix bugs on the Android TV app. Update: TV still does this, also have discovered casting from phone to TV also crashes and is unreliable. Please fix your app. Edit: Have checked for updates on TV and Phone
  • Nov 23, 2021

    By Daniel MacLeod
    The app will not properly access location. The app info says " location service: false" and "location: unavailable" despite location services being on and the app given full location access in the permissions. Because of this, even though i am NOT in my teams home market, I cannot watch the games with the app. I don't want to use my laptop to have to watch the games.
  • Paid for NBA League Pass, doesn’t work across multiple apps live Apr 5, 2021

    By Casey Adamo
    Have tried to watch multiple games from the app on my mobile and from the app on Apple TV. Neither work consistently. Have taken the time to confirm login details, uninstall, reinstall, confirm internet connection. Everything setup correctly, just poor low quality apps. In the middle of the game, they will cut to adds, skip around and have unwatchable playback. I have never been able to watch an entire live game with the app working correctly and it always causes me to just turn it off. Have had this happen multiple times now and finally upset enough to leave a negative review because I’ve had such a bad experience. Super disappointing specifically when it is extremely hard to justify the expense. Will never make this mistake again and will look into paying for NBC Sports app or any other alternative in the future. Buyer beware, these apps don’t work and you can’t watch the games in real time without issues. Update 4/5/21 - Submitted request to troubleshoot issues per comment to response. Will report back if anything comes of it.
  • Nov 1, 2021

    By Bikrant Mishra
    With Android 12 comes the new addition of precise and approximate locations. NBA League Pass requires your location for blackouts (Which is terrible for the consumer but outside the scope of this review). The unfortunate thing about this new feature is the app does not accept approximate location as a location permission, That's requiring you to give the app precise location permissions to watch NBA games. I cannot give the app a good review until this is fixed.
  • Downgrade Dec 26, 2020

    By kcwerkme
    I should preface this review by saying that I use this app primarily as a way to look up player stats and watch league pass. I would assume that this is the case with most people, and that is why I am only going to talk primarily about those two features. This used to be a really great app.... I say used to be because the developers took everything that made the old app good (player profile page, ease of use, clean look, etc) and completely screwed it up. The player profile page used to be great. It had all the important stats, age, height, alma mater, etc. Now it’s a 1 inch line of useless junk followed by a bunch of spammy looking ads and videos all of which is showcased on an ugly white background that looks like something you would have considered second rate back in 2004... like first of all, after charging 200$ a pop for league pass that only has half the games on it, getting $2.66 billion a year from tnt, and charging ungodly amounts for in person tickets, I know there’s no way you needed to destroy this app just to sneak in a couple ad spots. NOBODY HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH THE OLD APP...
  • Nov 20, 2021

    By Anthony Allen
    I get an error code most of the time and am unable to watch the games. I paid for a single team pass and have missed quite a few games due to error codes. They refuse to give me any kind of refund, even after I have sent screenshots of the errors. I paid money for something that doesn't work.
  • App only good if you pay NBA directly. Jan 12, 2021

    By Primetimeprim
    I pay for league pass though my cable provider and year after year I have issues with the app. If I want to watch any game this season I have to press the watch button over 6 times before it will let me watch the game. I am greeted with an error message that says the video can not be played. I pay through my provider because I usually watch at home but traveling with the app I may as well not try. I have friends that pay NBA direct and they have no issues with the app at all. I wonder why? It’s beyond frustrating that the app or their ecosystem hasn’t been more well integrated for those who use a cable provider. You are still getting paid please fix this. It’s Beyond frustrating especially for a loyal consumer of your product. I can imagine there are quite a few others with my issue. This would mark the 4 year with the same issue. Also I understand that you have blackout issues but is there no way to integrate local network sign in so that I don’t have to leave league pass app?
  • My first App Store review Dec 24, 2020

    By 1Millhouse
    Congratulations! This has to be a genius level scam. You charge a subscription fee and then block all of my teams games. Wow... just wow! The amazing team that developed this app must have had some crazy brainstorming sessions. “Hmm... what can we do to drive away our paying customer base. Let’s release an app that doesn’t work properly. Yup that should do the trick!” Great job you guys. Give yourselves a pat on the back because this fantastic new update is causing me to cancel my NBA league pass subscription. You disabled the ability to use a VPN and for some dumb reason you also disabled the mirror/airplay function. Who the heck wants to watch a game on their phone after paying for a premium subscription. If I’m paying for the service I should have the option to either watch on my phone or on my tv. But none of that matters because now that I can’t use a VPN, I can no longer watch home or away games because they are all blacked out. So what’s the point in paying for a service that you blocked all access to. The answer is none.

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