Networks and Channels Streaming the Hornets This Year

The Charlotte Hornets, an American professional basketball team in the NBA, are a team based out of Charlotte, North Carolina.  The Charlotte Hornets are represented in the club of the league’s Eastern Conference Southeast Division along with Atlanta, Washington, Miami, and Orlando.  One of the most notable things about the team is that it is for the most part owned by former NBA player Michael Jordan, who acquired controlling interest in the team in the year of 2010.  The Charlotte Hornets play their home games at the Spectrum Center in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina.  The Charlotte Hornets have had some real all stars on their roster, such as Robert Parish, Alonzo Mourning, Dave Cowens, Larry Brown, and Vlade Divac.

Streaming
Service
# of Hornets Games Monthly Cost Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
ALL Hornets Games Live! No Standalone App Option  Yes, with Sling or DTVN Yes  Not with Sling or DTVN  No No
sling_television ALL Hornets 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 Hornets 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
TNT 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

Streaming Local Charlotte Hornets Games on Fox Sports Carolinas and Fox Sports Southeast

Local to the Charlotte area or within local cable network distance of the city?  For cable subscribers, the best place to catch the Charlotte Hornets games is on Fox Sports Carolinas and Fox Sports Southeast.  These run all of the games as they happen, plus you can get play by play from Eric Collins and commentating from Dell Curry and Stephanie Ready.  Plus, with a local cable subscription you can catch these games on your television, tablet, smartphone, or computer.

How to Watch the Charlotte Hornets Without a Cable Subscription for Free

If you don’t have cable, or if you’re considering opting out of cable, you might consider looking into Sling TV or DIRECTV NOW.  These are great alternatives to cable TV for Charlotte Hornets games.  You can get Sling TV on a basic subscription for about twenty dollars a month, and DIRECTV NOW starts at thirty-five.  These websites stream HD quality content straight to whatever device you want.  The best part is, both services come with a seven day absolutely free and no commitment trial period, so you can try it before you buy it.  For the Charlotte Hornets fan who doesn’t want to pay exorbitant cable prices or pay per view prices, this is a great alternative.

Sling starts at just $20 per month while DIRECTV NOW’s smallest package is $35 and both include ALL Hornets 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 Hornets Games Online

The best ways to catch the Charlotte Hornets in their showcase and playoff games are on ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, TNT and NBA TV.  Be sure to check with each one though, because each service is separate, so know what you are getting before you buy it.

Stay away from pirated or illegal sites, and stick with legitimate sites.