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How to watch the Utah Jazz-Houston Rockets online

The Utah Jazz take on the Houston Rockets starting Sunday.

NBA: Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

The Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets are made to perpetually play each until the end of time in the 4-5 matchup in the NBA Playoffs it seems. The last time these two teams in the 1st round, internet streaming was just starting to take off in the early days of 30 second to 1 minute videos on YouTube. A lot has changed since Deron Williams and Carlos Boozer were sending Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming packing.

To watch the games you’ll need either a cable/satellite subscription. However, there’s another option as well that will allow you to watch through Hulu, Sling, FuboTV, YouTube TV, and Playstation Vue. We’ll review those options and how the normal viewing options. We also have all the games, times, and dates listed so you can select the best option for you.

Hulu + Live TV

If you’re already paying for Hulu then you can just tack on the Live TV option. It’s $44.99/mo. You can get a free trial of the service that lasts for one week before it charges you. If you’re planning on watching all of the playoff series and not just Utah’s this is a good option. They have the channels ABC, ESPN, TNT, but no NBAtv.

Sling TV

They offer the same basic services as Hulu + Live TV (minus the original programming, but we’re talking about Live Sports here). They’re $15/mo and you get ESPN and TNT. They have a 7 day trial like Hulu + TV. Once again NBAtv is not an option. They’re even running a special that you get 40% off for 3 months which I assume is geared toward NBA Playoff junkies. Much cheaper option that Hulu + Live TV if you’re just in it for the NBA. One caveat: they don’t have ABC. Keep that in mind if you’re wanting to stream the NBA Finals or early Sunday game matchups.


Oh, hey, a 7 day trial again. FuboTV has TNT, ESPN, and NBAtv. No ABC however. It is 44.99 for your first month and then 54.99 after. OUCH. If you’re looking for a lot of channels outside of NBA Playoff viewing, this is your workhorse. If you’re just looking for NBA Playoffs, this is extreme overkill.

YouTube TV

This one has a special offer running right now for a 14 day free trial. After that it’s $49.99/mo. It has ABC, TNT, ESPN, and NBAtv. This is a good combo, but once again, hefty price tag if you’re looking to go throughout the entire playoffs.

Playstation Vue

Playstation Vue only has a 5 day trial. Their “Core” offering includes ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBAtv. Not too shabby. But it is $49.99/mo. It even has DVR abilities. But it’s an expensive option if you’re just looking for a 1st round viewing experience for the Utah Jazz.

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Game 1 - Utah Jazz @ Houston Rockets

Date: Sunday, April 14th, 2019 - 7:30PM MT

Television: TNT

Online: TNT Overtime, Cable Subscription

The good news for those who are cutting cord is TNT offers TNT Overtime which allows you to have a myriad of views for the game. While it’s not the official broadcast, it does allow you to still watch the game minus the commentary and play by play—which if we’re being honest is a plus. The cons are you’re sometimes focused on players or coaches away from the action. But you’re still able to get it.

If you have a cable/satellite subscription, you can log in with that and watch the game.

Game 2 - Utah Jazz @ Houston Rockets

Date: Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 - 7:30PM MT

Television: TNT

Online: TNT Overtime, Cable Subscription

You know the drill. See above.

Game 3 - Houston Rockets @ Utah Jazz

Date: Saturday, April 20th, 2019 - 8:30PM MT

Television: ESPN

Online: Watch ESPN

If you don’t have a cable/satellite subscription, you’re going to out of luck on this one. ESPN+ won’t do crap for you and they don’t have some free obtuse viewing option like TNT.

Game 4 - Houston Rockets @ Utah Jazz

Date: Monday, April 22nd, 2019 - 8:30PM MT

Television: TNT

Online: TNT Overtime, Cable Subscription

You know the drill. See above.

Game 5 - Utah Jazz @ Houston Rockets

Date: Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 - TBD

Television: TNT or NBAtv

Online: TBD


Game 6 - Houston Rockets @ Utah Jazz

Date: Friday, April 26th, 2019 - TBD

Television: ESPN or ESPN News

Online: TBD


Game 7 - Utah Jazz @ Houston Rockets

Date: Sunday, April 28th 2019 - TBD

Television: ABC or TNT

Online: ABC or TNT