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Hornets vs. Knicks Live Stream: How to Watch Online

Kristaps Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks are 6-2 at home this season (Getty)

Winners of five straight home games, the New York Knicks look to extend that streak to six when they host the Charlotte Hornets Friday at 7:30 p.m. Eastern. Looking for a way to watch the Hornets-Knicks game online if you don’t have a cable or satellite subscription? Here’s how you can do that.

If You Don’t Have Cable

Outside the New York and Charlotte TV Markets

With this game being shown on NBA TV, those without cable who wish to watch the game will need to use Sling TV.

On the Web:

If you’re in the United States and don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV, an online streaming service that provides access to select channels for a monthly fee. The service’s Orange package, which includes ESPN, costs $20 a month, and to watch NBA TV you’ll need to sign up for the Sports Extra package. But if you’re looking for a way to watch the game for free, you can do so with Sling’s free 7-day trial.

To sign up for Sling, follow these steps:

1. Click here to sign up for Sling TV. You’ll need to enter your credit card information when signing up, but if you cancel your subscription before the trial period ends, you will not be charged.

2. When you sign up, select Sling’s Orange package, which costs $20 per month. You’ll also have the option of selecting Sling’s Blue package, and/or selecting “add-ons,” all of which come with a monthly fee but are included in the free trial. The Orange package is the only one that includes ESPN. Fortunately, it’s the default package on the Sling TV website. After doing this, you will need to sign up for the Sports Extra package in order to access NBA TV.

3. Download the Sling desktop app, and navigate over to NBA TV to watch the game. NBA TV can be found in Sling’s “Sports Extra” package.

With an App:

If you sign up for the free Sling trial, you can watch the game on the Sling app, which you can download for free in the App store or the Google Play store. There’s also a Sling app for Roku, Chromecast, Nexus player, ZTE and XBox One. Click here for a full list of compatible devices.

The service’s Orange package costs $20 a month. But if you’re looking for a way to watch a week’s worth of games for free, you can do so with Sling’s free 7-day trial.

To sign up for Sling, follow these steps:

1. Click here to sign up for Sling TV. You’ll need to enter your credit card information when signing up, but if you cancel your subscription before the trial period ends, you will not be charged.

2. When you sign up, select Sling’s Orange package, which costs $20 per month. You’ll also have the option of selecting Sling’s Blue package and/or selecting “add-ons,” all of which come with a monthly fee but are included in the free trial. The Best of Live TV package is the only one that includes ESPN. Fortunately, it’s the default package on the Sling TV website.

3. Download the Sling mobile app or utilize the app on your connected TV, and navigate over to NBA TV to watch the game. NBA TV can be found in the “Sports Extra” package.

If You Do Have Cable

In Charlotte

If your cable or satellite service includes FS Southeast you can watch the game via Fox Sports Go, by using either the website on a computer of by using the Fox Sports Go app for a mobile device or tablet.

To access Fox Sports Go via computer, click here. You will need to select your cable service provider and login using that information in order to have access to the game. Once logged in, simply select the Hornets game from the available options and streaming will begin.

To download the Fox Sports Go app for an Apple device, click here.

To download the Fox Sports Go app for an Android device, click here.

The Fox Sports Go app is also available for the Amazon Kindle Fire and Windows Phone. Connected devices such as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, XBox, Android TV and Google Chromecast also have access to Fox Sports Go. Click here for access.

In New York

If your cable or satellite service includes MSG, Knicks games shown on MSG can be accessed by either going to the MSG Go website or by downloading the MSG GO app.

To watch via computer you’ll need to select your cable provider here, then login in with your username and password (from your cable provider).

To download the app for an Apple device, click here.

To download the MSG GO app for an Android device, click here.

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