NBA: Official App

NBA: Official App

By NBA Digital

  • Category: Sports
  • Release Date: 2009-10-26
  • Current Version: 2018.2.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 170.99 MB
  • Developer: NBA Digital
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 3.5
From 47,197 Ratings


Welcome to the Official App of the NBA! Watch live games in the NBA App all season long by purchasing NBA League Pass. • Watch games live or catch the full game replay later • The NBA App offers the most freedom when it comes to NBA League Pass package and payment options Other great NBA App features: • Keep up with every game: scores, stats, standings, and schedules right at your fingertips • Customize your experience by following your favorite teams • Find all of your breaking news, game recaps, and highlights in one place on your favorite device * Local and national market blackout rules apply based on your location, and therefore may be not available via NBA League Pass (regardless of home or away). In-app purchases are purchased from and billed by Apple iTunes, not Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. These purchases are subject to the terms and conditions of Apple iTunes. NBA League Pass Annual (billed as "NBA League Pass"), NBA League Pass Premium Annual (billed as "NBA League Pass Premium", and NBA Team Pass Annual (billed as "NBA Team Pass – [Team]") are each valid for one year and will be re-billed every year by Apple iTunes until cancelled by the user at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Apple iTunes will send an e-mail in advance of renewal containing a hyperlink to manage the subscription. Annual subscriptions purchased after December 12, 2018 will not be auto-renewed. 
NBA League Pass Monthly (billed as "NBA League Pass - monthly"), NBA League Pass Premium Monthly (billed as "NBA League Pass Premium – monthly"), and NBA Team Pass Monthly (billed as "NBA Team Pass [Team] – monthly") are each valid for one month and will be re-billed on the same date each month based on the original purchase date (i.e. If purchased on Jan. 17, re-bill will occur on Feb. 17, Mar, 17, etc.). Users will be re-billed unless the subscription is cancelled at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Apple iTunes will send a monthly e-mail in advance of renewal containing a hyperlink to manage the subscription. Apple iTunes subscriptions can be managed, and the auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the iTunes Account Settings after purchase; from a mobile device or computer that uses the same Apple ID as the initial purchase. Any cancellation will take effect at the end of the current subscription period. By purchasing a subscription, you also agree to our subscriber agreement at, and terms of use at



  • Picture In Picture pauses

    By Brad from Chicago, IL
    The NBA app is overall okay, but there’s one “feature” that is really frustrating me. I like to watch games on my iPad and to use iOS’s picture-in-picture video viewer, but every time I pop the video out, it pauses and I can’t start the video. I’ve tried it on 2 iPads and I have the same issue. I’m assuming this is the NBA trying to get users to stay inside of the app and not to leave, which is sad if true. Maybe it’s just a bug, idk. I couldn’t find a way to submit a bug report in the app or on the web. This is my attempt to do that. Honestly, it’s annoying that I pay for this, and if I were to go find an illegal stream (which I don’t want to do!), I would be having a better user experience.
  • Update?

    By bmaniac13
    Your app still shows players like Lebrun on the Cavaliers and Deondre Jordan on the Clippers. This may not big everyone but when I am trying to gauge a teams strengths this makes it hard. No problems with league pass streaming though.
  • It keeps crashing on iPhone X s max

    By Ishot78
    It keeps crashing after few minutes into watching a live game, believe it or not it crashes after calling a timeout or end of a quarter as you transition into a commercial break !!!!!! It will basically exit you out from the app after every time out after every end of a quarter as you move to a commercial break and I have the “$250” plan which it will show you all the arena shows not the actual tv commercial but I don’t get to that part because the app keep exiting me out and I have to select the app again and the live game that I was watching, hopefully that helps you out to fix the issue. Since last review that I wrote, the issue has been resolved and the app has been working great, great job.
  • More focused on ads then basketball

    By hshsuekrndisjs
    Watching any video on the app is impossible unless you want to sit through a :30 ad. Every. Single. Time. Unlike every other platform that serves ads, there is no options to skip these ads.
  • App does not work on iPad

    By Woodslam
    I installed this app only to find out it does not work. After logging on to my cable provider through this app it tells me I am logged on and that I have access to NBA league pass and NBA tv. Then it stays on that screen and does nothing! Does not let me into the app!
  • Doesn’t work

    By Ashleyneil
    I have tried all the trouble shooting and wasted time chatting to have it still not work. This app is garbage this season.
  • Money wasted

    By watchyourgameontheradio
    This app is constantly affected by blackout restrictions. In the last two weeks, three of my teams games have been blacked out. I was told they were broadcast on tv so it’s out of NBA league pass control. I don’t have cable, hence I purchased the app. One of the blacked out games was on NBA TV which seems ridiculous. I was also told to listen to games on audio. So basically, I paid for an app to WATCH the games and told to feel free to listen to the radio.
  • Nba app issues with casting

    By bdfudhghn
    The NBA app is quite flaky when it comes to casting using Chromecast to my tv.
  • NBA league pass holder

    By Bossbuck
    Well I’d like to live this app considering I work long hours and am away from home during the times the games come on. But for some reason when I go to log into my provider for the league pass I’ve paid for already it says thank you you log in was successful it takes up to 3 days for your subscription to activate some times and that was at the beginning of the season I wanna know why that Is and how they can fix it fast I’m missing games!!!!!
  • Words

    By wwew
    Why is closed captioning words always auto on, cluttering up my highlights? Why cant i even turn them off? Very annoying. In response to the dev response: i am using an iphone, not atv, and have no accessibility settings on. Latest update i still hit the cc icon, on/off, and closed captioning persists and never goes away. Im on a 6 and using ios 10.x.