Networks and Channels Streaming the Rockets in 2017

The Houston Rockets are a well-known and liked professional American basketball team.  The Houston Rockets plays in the highest level of American, professional basketball possible, the National Basketball Association.  The team is also known for being a part of the Western Conference Southwest Division along with the San Antonio, Memphis, Dallas, and New Orleans.  The Houston Rockets plays its home games at the landmark Toyota Center, located in downtown Houston, Texas.  The Rockets have gone on to win no less than two NBA championships and four Western Conference titles on top of that.  The team was established as the San Diego Rockets initially, an expansion team originally based in San Diego, in the year of 1967.  Then, in 1971 the Rockets moved to Houston.  Today the Houston Rockets are proud of having had the pleasure of playing with several iconic hall of famers.  Some of the names that this team has worked with are all stars like Rick Barry, Elvin Hayes, Calvin Murphy, Clyde Drexler, Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, Scottie Pippen, Ralph Sampson, Dikembe Mutombo, and Yao Ming.

Streaming
Service
# of Rockets Games Monthly Cost Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
ALL Rockets Games Live! No Standalone App Option Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Not with Sling/DTVN  No No
sling_television ALL Rockets Games Live! Starting @ $20 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
espn-streaming-nfl ESPN 1 & 2
Various Featured Games
No Standalone App Option Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes Yes Yes
DTV-Now ALL Rockets Games Live! Starting @ $35 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
Various Featured Games Free,
Restricted
Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Antenna Yes Yes
Various Featured Games No Standalone App Option Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes Yes Yes
Various Featured Games No Standalone App Option Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes No No

Watching Games for the Houston Rockets on Local Cable TV Channels

The best way to watch local cable TV and catch the Houston Rockets play both home and away games is on the Comcast Sportsnet Houston channel, or on CSN Plus.  These channels, because they are local to the Houston area, not only cover the games themselves, but they also deliver all of the content on the pre games, the post games, the play by play, the commentary, and the sideline reporting and analysis as well.  These are some of the best places to watch the Houston Rockets take on the competition if you are local and have a cable subscription.

Alternatives to Cable Subscriptions: Watch Rockets Games without Cable

Nowadays, cable TV is not the only option for watching quality content of the Houston Rockets taking on other teams.  In fact, without a doubt the easiest way to stream a game is to subscribe to a service like Sling or DIRECTV NOW to give such persons a better deal.  Both services are fairly cheap and their smallest packages will get you streaming access to almost every NBA game out there including the Houston Rockets and many other teams in the NBA.

Sling starts at just $20 per month while DIRECTV NOW’s smallest package is $35 and both include ALL Rockets games. Give one of them a try today:

Sling (7 Days Free) DIRECTV NOW (7 Days Free)
 Try Sling TV Try DIRECTV NOW

Watching Primetime, Showcase & Playoff Rockets Games Online

The best way to access showcase, primetime, and playoff Rockets games are on channels like ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, TNT and NBA TV. The NBA Playoffs are on multiple networks this year.