Networks and Channels Streaming the Heat This Year

One of the most well-known and recognized teams in the NBA, the Miami Heath is a professional American basketball team based out of Miami, Florida.  The team plays in the division of the Eastern Conference Southeast Division of the National Basketball Association along with Atlanta, Washington, Charlotte, and Orlando.  The Miami Heat plays their home games at the American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami, Florida.  The Miami Heat has won no less than three league championships (in 2006, 2012, and 2013), five conference titles, and eleven division titles, putting them up there in terms of comparative team success.  They were formed in 1988.  To add to the skill of the team, the Miami Heat, from February 3 to March 27, 2013, won no less than a full 27 games in a row, the third-longest streak in NBA history actually.  Only the Golden State Warriors with 28 wins and the Los Angeles Lakers with 33 wins have done better than that.

Streaming
Service
# of Heat Games Monthly Cost Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
ALL Heat Games Live! No Standalone App Option Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Not with Sling/DTVN  No No
sling_television ALL Heat Games Live! Starting @ $20 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
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Various Featured Games
No Standalone App Option Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes Yes Yes
DTV-Now ALL Heat 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

Watching the Miami Heat on Local Cable Broadcasts

For locals to the Miami area who have cable, this is the most likely the desired way to go for watching the Miami Heat face off with other teams.  The Miami Heat is covered in the Southeast by the network Sun Sports.  This is a good place for locals to catch the Heat, not to mention to see the pre-game, post-game, sideline commentary, mid game interviews, analysis, and play by play discussion right there, live.

Ways to Watch the Miami Heat Play Their Games Online and Streaming

Cable isn’t the only choice we have any more.  In fact, the internet streaming technology just gets better and better as the years go by, and now a preferred method for watching NBA games is online with websites like Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW, for starters.  Both of these streaming sites offer fast streaming of high quality, HD content, making them quite similar to cable TV.  However, both Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW are much more affordable than cable is, with Sling TV coming in at only twenty dollars a month and DIRECTV NOW charging only thirty-five dollars a month.  Plus, both services offer a free, seven day trial period too.

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

How do Heat fans watch these ones?  The best place to watch Miami Heat showcase and playoff games are on ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, TNT and NBA TV.