Experience the NBA in Virtual Reality.

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Courtside seats. Wherever you are.

The NBA is partnering with NextVR, a leading broadcaster of live events in virtual reality, to bring NBA LEAGUE PASS subscribers select games of the 2016-17 regular NBA season live, and on-demand, in virtual reality.

Next Live Game:


Samsung Gear VR

Oculus Store


Google Daydream View

Google Play Store

How to watch the NBA in Virtual Reality:


Get your Virtual Reality set up

Experience NBA games with a Samsung Gear VR headset and compatible Samsung mobile phone.

If this is your first time experiencing VR, place your Samsung mobile phone into your GearVR headset and follow prompts to install VR applications.


Download the NextVR app


Samsung Gear VR

Oculus Store


Google Daydream View

Google Play Store


Watch Live & On Demand Games & Highlights

Discover and open the NextVR app on your device. Once the NextVR app is open, follow the directions to select NBA LEAGUE PASS VR and begin watching games live and on demand.

Live NBA games in virtual reality require a compatible NBA LEAGUE PASS purchase. Watch archive NBA games in virtual reality for free.


To access NBA games in VR, you create an account then purchase NBA LEAGUE PASS or an NBA SINGLE GAME in VR, where available.

Purchase instructions:

  • Select “NBA LEAGUE PASS”
  • Log in with your NBA Account, or create an NBA Account
  • Come back to this page and select WATCH above to access NBA VR games with your NBA LEAGUE PASS subscription.

Need Help? Contact NextVR Customer Support on Twitter:@NextVR_Support, or by email: support@nextvr.com.

The NBA and NextVR will broadcast the following NBA games of the 2016-17 season live*:

October 27, 2016 | 10:30PM ET

Spurs at Kings

November 1, 2016 | 7:00PM ET

Lakers at Pacers

November 8, 2016 | 10:00PM ET

Suns at Trailblazers

November 15, 2016 | 10:30PM ET

Nets at Lakers

November 22, 2016 | 7:30PM ET

Trailblazers at Knicks

November 29, 2016 | 8:00PM ET

Cavaliers at Bucks

December 6, 2016 | 7:30PM ET

Knicks at Heat

December 13, 2016 | 8:00PM ET

Warriors at Pelicans

December 20, 2016 | 10:30PM ET

Nuggets at Clippers

December 27, 2016 | 7:30PM ET

Grizzlies at Celtics

January 3, 2017 | 8:30PM ET

Raptors at Spurs

January 10, 2017 | 9:00PM ET

Cavaliers at Jazz

January 17, 2017 | 8:30PM ET

Timberwolves at Spurs

January 24, 2017 | 7:00PM ET

Celtics at Wizards

January 31, 2017 | 8:00PM ET

Kings at Rockets

February 7, 2017 | 8:30PM ET

Trailblazers at Mavericks

February 14, 2017 | 8:00PM ET

Raptors at Bulls

February 23, 2017 | 7:00PM ET

Trailblazers at Magic

February 28, 2017 | 8:00PM ET

Jazz at Thunder

March 7, 2017 | 9:00PM ET

Wizards at Suns

March 12, 2017 | 9:30PM ET

76ers at Lakers

March 14, 2017 | 10:30PM ET

76ers at Warriors

March 21, 2017 | 8:30PM ET

Warriors at Mavericks

March 28, 2017 | 7:30PM ET

Heat at Pistons

April 4, 2017 | 10:30PM ET

Timberwolves at Warriors

April 7, 2017 | 9:00PM ET

Pelicans at Nuggets

April 11, 2017 | 7:30PM ET

Hornets at Hawks

*Games subject to change

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