How to Watch Bucks at Pistons, Lakers at Thunder & More NBA Games on January 13, 2021

Week 4 of the 2020-21 NBA season continues with 7 games this evening. This has been the toughest week of the season as there have been four postponements today due to the league’s protocols.

Even with the postponements, there are plenty of stars playing across the country tonight. Former NBA Finals MVPs LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard will represent their teams tonight. Rookie of the Year candidate LaMelo Ball will go head-to-head with former Rookie of the Year Luka Dončić. 

Fans can find out how to watch all of the big shots and explosive dunks from tonight’s games below.

The Games – Start Times and Channel

GamesTip-off timeChannel
Mavericks at Hornets7 p.m. ETFox Sports Southeast and Fox Sports Southwest
Bucks at Pistons7 p.m. ETFox Sports Detroit and Fox Sports Wisconsin
Nets at Knicks7:30 p.m ETESPN and YES Network
Grizzlies at Timberwolves8 p.m. ETFox Sports North and Fox Sports Southeast
Lakers at Thunder8 p.m. ETFox Sports Oklahoma and Spectrum SportsNet
Pelicans at Clippers10 p.m. ETESPN, Fox Sports Prime Ticket, and Fox Sports New Orleans
Trail Blazers at Kings10 p.m. ETNBC Sports California and NBC Sports Northwest

Tonight’s showdown in Charlotte is sure to be filled with spectacular highlights when LaMelo Ball and the 6-5 Hornets welcome Luka Dončić and the 5-4 Mavs to The Hive. The local broadcast will be available on Fox Sports Southeast and Fox Sports Southwest at 7 p.m. ET.

2-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo will lead his 7-4 Milwaukee Bucks to Little Caesar Arena to take on a woeful 2-8 Detroit Pistons team. The Pistons are looking to improve their record with their 3rd victory at home this season. Fox Sports Detroit and Fox Sports Wisconsin will be broadcasting this game at 7 p.m. ET.

Kyrie Irving has gone missing from the 6-6 Brooklyn Nets and will not be available in Madison Square Garden when they play the 5-6 Knicks in the battle for New York. ESPN will be airing the national broadcast at 7:30 p.m. ET with a local feed available on YES Network.

At 8 p.m. ET, the 3-7 Grizzlies travel to the Target Center to take on a 4-6 Timberwolves team that has only won a single contest over their last 8 games. Fox Sports North and Fox Sports Southeast will be handling the broadcast for this game.

At 10 p.m. ET, the late-night national game on ESPN, will be between Zion Williamson and the 4-5 Pelicans traveling to the west coast to take on Kawhi Leonard and the 7-4 Clippers. The Pelicans have been playing below expectations so far this season and they have some confusing losses as they look to get back on track tonight. Tonight’s local broadcasts will be available on Fox Sports Prime Ticket, and Fox Sports New Orleans.

Dame Time will be at 10 p.m. when Damian Lillard’s 6-4 Blazers travel down south to take on a 5-6 Kings team that is looking to get back to .500. Broadcasts for this contest will be available on NBC Sports California and NBC Sports Northwest.

Where to watch all of today’s NBA games

With a full schedule of NBA games across the country, fans have plenty of choices when it comes to watching each game from tip-off to the last shot.

NBA TV: Fans can get a free 7-day trial with an NBA TV subscription for only $6.99/month or $59.99/year to watch nationally broadcasted games on the only network with 24/7 NBA coverage.

NBA League Pass: Fans can watch live games from their favorite out-of-market teams with one of the packages provided by NBA League Pass. For $119.99/yr. or $17.99/mo. fans can watch all the games from an out-of-market team with Team Pass. Catch every game from any out-of-market team for only $28.99/mo. or $199/yr. with League Pass. Upgrade to a commercial-free experience with League Pass Premium and watch every game from an out-of-market team for only $249.99/yr. or $39.99 mo

Subscribers to live TV streaming services can check out our chart below to see if your service will be streaming today’s games.

ChannelAT&T TV (*Starts at $65/mo.)fuboTV (*Starts at $64.99/mo.)Hulu + Live TV (*Starts $54.99/mo.)Sling TV (*Starts at $30/mo.)Vidgo(*Starts at $55/mo.)Youtube TV (*Starts at $64.99/mo.)
ESPNYesYesYesYesYesYes
Fox Sports Regional NetworksYesNoNoNoNoNo
*NBC Sports Regional NetworksYesYesYesYesNoYes
Spectrum Sports NetworkYesNoNoNoNoNo
YES NetworkYesNoNoNoNoNo

*Due to the NBA’s blackout restrictions, local fans may have to watch some games on regional sports networks as coverage varies based on location.