How to Watch the Charlotte Hornets Online without Cable

Watch Charlotte Hornets Online

The Charlotte Hornets are one of the most up and coming basketball teams in the NBA. They are an up and coming squad with some impressive talent. The Hornets have an impressive and dedicated fan base as well who would hate to miss many of the games during the season, even if they cut cable. Thankfully fans don’t have to worry anymore because it’s not shockingly easy to watch Charlotte Hornets online with the right tools.

The below guide gives you all the details you need to know to watch all season long. It highlights all of your options for streaming the games and will help you decide which would work best for you. Keep reading to learn more!


Try Out DIRECTV NOW to Watch Charlotte Hornets Online

Watch Charlotte Hornets Online

DIRECTV NOW is one of the top streaming services on the market and a great way to watch a Charlotte Hornets game live stream. You can watch any Hornets games that air on TBS, TNT, ESPN, ESPN2, NBA TV, or ABC (through WatchESPN with your DIRECTV NOW login). You can also watch FOX Sports Carolinas on DIRECTV NOW, so you can watch Hornets game online from the local broadcast too!

It starts at $35 for a monthly subscription to DIRECTV NOW and you get about 60 channels to stream in total. FS Carolina is available in a higher package. You can use it to watch Charlotte Hornets online free as well by starting a 7-day free trial. Find out more about the service in our DIRECTV NOW review.


Another Option to Watch Charlotte Hornets Online is Sling TV

Watch Charlotte Hornets Online

Another great option to watch Hornets game online is Dish Network’s Sling TV. The streaming service will let you watch Hornets games on all the same channels as DIRECTV NOW. You can also watch a Charlotte Hornets game streaming free if you begin a free trial.

You can watch the national TV games like the NBA on TNT with the Sling Orange package for $20 per month. ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, and ABC (simulcast on ESPN3 on Sling TV) are also included. FOX Sports Carolinas is only available on the Sling Blue starting package, which costs $25 per month. You can get all these channels on Sling TV (review) by signing up for the Sling Orange + Sling Blue package for $40 per month.

You can also watch any games on NBA TV by signing up for the Sports Extra add-on package. It costs $5 more per month but includes around 10 additional sports channels to stream. Also, you should check out Sling TV’s site for its current deals on devices, like Roku, that’ll let you live stream right on your TV.


PlayStation Vue – One More Way to Watch Charlotte Hornets Online

Watch Charlotte Hornets Online

Sony’s PlayStation Vue is a popular streaming service and another way to watch a Charlotte Hornets game live stream. The channels you can watch on are ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 (through WatchESPN), TBS, TNT, and NBA TV. The starting price is $29.99 per month and there are around 50 channels included to live stream.

You can watch some great games like anything ESPN airs or even the popular TNT broadcasts, but there is a potential downside to the service. There are some streaming blackouts if you try and watch outside your home. These are tough to predict, but can definitely be a negative for some.

Check out our PlayStation Vue review to find out more details on the service.



Watch Charlotte Hornets Online All Season Long with NBA League Pass

Watch Charlotte Hornets Online

One last way to watch Hornets game online is NBA League Pass. If you’re not in the Hornets broadcast market, you can watch every single game live. But, if you do live nearby you can only watch the games of other NBA teams. You can learn more details in our NBA League Pass review to decide if it will work for you.


Check out our NBA streaming guide to learn how easy it is to watch games from every NBA team. And, if you want to watch other sports after cutting cable take a look at our full sports guide.



Matt Pelletier

Matt Pelletier

Matt Pelletier reports on the streaming industry as it relates to sports media, providing coverage on how to watch live sports without cable.
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