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NBA: Live Games & Scores

NBA: Live Games & Scores

NBA Properties, Inc.

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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    8 months ago
  • img Expert The Best Live Sports Streaming Apps for Your Buck in 2021

    The Best Live Sports Streaming Apps for Your Buck in 2021

    If you're a cable cutter or just want a way to watch your favorite sport on the go, you're in luck: there are lots of live sports apps. We tested 10 to find the best.

  • Jul 28, 2021

    By Mark Allen Atienza
    Can't open the app. Always show the error message of 'Connect failed. Please try again later'
  • 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. :/
  • Jun 13, 2021

    By Andres Eduardo Forero Collantes
    It doesn't work to download games and watch them offline. 1) games are more than 900Mb (youtube does a much better job at compressing videos). 2) It doesn't download games in the background. 3) downloads may get interrupted and you have to start downloading the game from zero. It seems I lost my money and the finals 😭😭😭. I'm giving 3 stars because it's a good app, unfortunately, the download games feature doesn't work for users with slow internet connections. Cheers
  • Jul 21, 2021

    By Ryan
    app is good but messy... and lastly cancellation should be as easy as buying the subscription... you have to email the support team first before you can cancel, of course they'll try to convince you to stay.. i understand it's sales but UX is also important... please add CANCEL button on Profile
  • 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.
  • Jul 29, 2021

    By Areez Gazdar
    I cannot seem to unsubscribe from the league pass. The FAQs section on the App wasn't helpful. Any guidance would be appreciated.
  • 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.
  • Jul 28, 2021

    By Mark Allen Atienza
    Can't open the app. Always show the error message of 'Connect failed. Please try again later'
  • 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. :/
  • Jun 13, 2021

    By Andres Eduardo Forero Collantes
    It doesn't work to download games and watch them offline. 1) games are more than 900Mb (youtube does a much better job at compressing videos). 2) It doesn't download games in the background. 3) downloads may get interrupted and you have to start downloading the game from zero. It seems I lost my money and the finals 😭😭😭. I'm giving 3 stars because it's a good app, unfortunately, the download games feature doesn't work for users with slow internet connections. Cheers
  • Jul 21, 2021

    By Ryan
    app is good but messy... and lastly cancellation should be as easy as buying the subscription... you have to email the support team first before you can cancel, of course they'll try to convince you to stay.. i understand it's sales but UX is also important... please add CANCEL button on Profile
  • 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.
  • Jul 29, 2021

    By Areez Gazdar
    I cannot seem to unsubscribe from the league pass. The FAQs section on the App wasn't helpful. Any guidance would be appreciated.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Jun 17, 2021

    By Marcus Williams
    I've definitely enjoyed the app. I really like the NBA news and other content it provides. I love Basketball but wouldn't consider myself a hard-core fan (watch every single game) but also not a casual. Somewhere in between. I have no complaints with the app. Has certainly been clutch during these playoffs!
  • 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!!!!!
  • Jul 7, 2021

    By mike
    Turned of all notifications. Kept getting notifications. Reset my phone and double checked notifications were off. Still got notification of end of game result before I could watch it. Frustrating. Edit: Before anyone thinks otherwise - I am very tech savvy, this is by no means user error. I know I can disable notifications from my phone's settings, but I shouldn't have to when there are in-app options for this.
  • Jul 9, 2021

    By Sony Bravia
    Make it user friendly, act as if an 80 year old is using it. Your chat support in app is worst, evertime your chat support tells me to go to one of the menus or setting in the app, and when I go back to chat support it ends and started to fillout again the information and new agent come in. Where's the continuity i that?????
  • 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.
  • Jun 5, 2021

    By Rohan Unnikrishan
    I've faced an issue with the subscription and judging by the most recent reviews, it seems that I'm not the only one facing it. I paid for a monthly subscription twice, since I assumed the first transaction must've been faulty and I was still not given access to the features I had paid for. When I contacted support, they repeated multiple times that I had to uninstall and reinstall the app, which made absolutely no difference, which just means I paid twice for a subscription Ididn't get evenonce
  • 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...
  • May 28, 2021

    By Paul Langford
    Says to sign in to tv provider to watch live games but there's no sign in option on the page suggested. Why? Not the easiest to use and navigate. Pointless if you can't watch games on the app. I want to show a picture of the screen to prove it. I don't know what uninstalling and reinstalling the app will do as you suggest. If it's screwed up before what makes you think it will be okay when I reinstall and nothing has been done on your end?
  • 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.
  • May 26, 2021

    By Jake Preston
    worst year. Many errors, weeks to get resolved. About a month or so.. I still cant seem to watch from more than one device but oh well. As far as League Pass, I would buy at own risk. Perhaps you wont have the issues ive had, its a headache after dropping $260 between league pass itself and NBATV for less than a year of content. Update: constant freezing issues. It is not due to my device or internet.. DO NOT BUY LEAGUE PASS Cant view NBA tv games during playoffs. Sad. Pathetic. DO NOT BUY
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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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    8 months ago
  • img Expert The Best Live Sports Streaming Apps for Your Buck in 2021

    The Best Live Sports Streaming Apps for Your Buck in 2021

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  • Jul 28, 2021

    By Mark Allen Atienza
    Can't open the app. Always show the error message of 'Connect failed. Please try again later'
  • 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
  • Jun 17, 2021

    By Marcus Williams
    I've definitely enjoyed the app. I really like the NBA news and other content it provides. I love Basketball but wouldn't consider myself a hard-core fan (watch every single game) but also not a casual. Somewhere in between. I have no complaints with the app. Has certainly been clutch during these playoffs!
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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!!!!!!👍👍👍👍👌👌🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀
  • 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.
  • Jun 26, 2021

    By Joseph Park
    Could've been 5 stars if the app can starts fast like all other apps. (Updated) I have S10+ and NBA app is updated with latest version. It is not an issue just not fast enough to start as it has the loading time with the unnecessary background video image. Other apps starts with home page right away. Will not submit the ticket.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NBA TV Feb 1, 2021

    By benjamen
    I enjoy the app itself, my issue is with NBA TV. There are rarely games on NBA TV and you can go 3 or 4 days without being able to watch a game. I know now that League Pass is the way to go, but I feel like it was not super clear at the time of purchase. I also thought you’d be able to rewatch games that were aired on NBA TV, but you can’t. Would recommend the NBA app, but not the NBA TV subscription.
  • App is fine except the sign in Dec 1, 2020

    By jjl42
    I have to sign in every time I open the app, why? I pay for league pass and still have to sign in every time this better be fixed before the season because this is annoying. I tried deleting the app and reinstalling and it didn't work either.
  • 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. :/
  • Jun 13, 2021

    By Andres Eduardo Forero Collantes
    It doesn't work to download games and watch them offline. 1) games are more than 900Mb (youtube does a much better job at compressing videos). 2) It doesn't download games in the background. 3) downloads may get interrupted and you have to start downloading the game from zero. It seems I lost my money and the finals 😭😭😭. I'm giving 3 stars because it's a good app, unfortunately, the download games feature doesn't work for users with slow internet connections. Cheers
  • Jul 21, 2021

    By Ryan
    app is good but messy... and lastly cancellation should be as easy as buying the subscription... you have to email the support team first before you can cancel, of course they'll try to convince you to stay.. i understand it's sales but UX is also important... please add CANCEL button on Profile
  • 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.
  • Jul 29, 2021

    By Areez Gazdar
    I cannot seem to unsubscribe from the league pass. The FAQs section on the App wasn't helpful. Any guidance would be appreciated.
  • 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.
  • Jul 21, 2021

    By Roy Ben-Yosef
    It's a good app. But 3 stars since you keep finding ways to spoil the results. This time a "champions are taking the podium" banner showing in the app after game 6. Or if the app opens in the main section and you see the pictures of someone celebrating etc. The hide scores switch is nice but it doesn't deliver
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jul 7, 2021

    By mike
    Turned of all notifications. Kept getting notifications. Reset my phone and double checked notifications were off. Still got notification of end of game result before I could watch it. Frustrating. Edit: Before anyone thinks otherwise - I am very tech savvy, this is by no means user error. I know I can disable notifications from my phone's settings, but I shouldn't have to when there are in-app options for this.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Jun 21, 2021

    By Sid P
    App works ok, periodic crashes and scrolling interface can be glitchy. Worst issue is spoiler protection and notifications - although spoiler protection is enabled and notifications are disabled, the app continues to send final scores, headlines and other notifications without consent. This sucks during play-offs.
  • 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..
  • 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!!!!!
  • Jul 9, 2021

    By Sony Bravia
    Make it user friendly, act as if an 80 year old is using it. Your chat support in app is worst, evertime your chat support tells me to go to one of the menus or setting in the app, and when I go back to chat support it ends and started to fillout again the information and new agent come in. Where's the continuity i that?????
  • 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.
  • Jun 5, 2021

    By Rohan Unnikrishan
    I've faced an issue with the subscription and judging by the most recent reviews, it seems that I'm not the only one facing it. I paid for a monthly subscription twice, since I assumed the first transaction must've been faulty and I was still not given access to the features I had paid for. When I contacted support, they repeated multiple times that I had to uninstall and reinstall the app, which made absolutely no difference, which just means I paid twice for a subscription Ididn't get evenonce
  • 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...
  • May 28, 2021

    By Paul Langford
    Says to sign in to tv provider to watch live games but there's no sign in option on the page suggested. Why? Not the easiest to use and navigate. Pointless if you can't watch games on the app. I want to show a picture of the screen to prove it. I don't know what uninstalling and reinstalling the app will do as you suggest. If it's screwed up before what makes you think it will be okay when I reinstall and nothing has been done on your end?
  • 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.
  • May 26, 2021

    By Jake Preston
    worst year. Many errors, weeks to get resolved. About a month or so.. I still cant seem to watch from more than one device but oh well. As far as League Pass, I would buy at own risk. Perhaps you wont have the issues ive had, its a headache after dropping $260 between league pass itself and NBATV for less than a year of content. Update: constant freezing issues. It is not due to my device or internet.. DO NOT BUY LEAGUE PASS Cant view NBA tv games during playoffs. Sad. Pathetic. DO NOT BUY
  • Pretty but not an improvement Nov 21, 2020

    By Faub0831
    I hate that there’s no search or way to find players other than scrolling through the entire list of NBA players. How about at least an a-b-c on the right side? Especially during trade season, I want to look up players quickly & easily as they are added to my teams. I also hate the new player profile. I want to see height, weight, age, previous/college team, season stats on the first page, not click another button & then hunt through a bio to pick out what I was wondering. I’ll just google players in that case. The old layout was nearly perfect for looking up players. Stick with what works. I don’t like the new look of the standings, too much white space & not much to separate headings from teams plus so spread out. I’d like to see as many teams as possible on one screen. It’s the little things. Tighten it up. Maybe one tab for each conference instead of having to scroll through the eastern conference to get to the western.

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