NBA D-League Dunk Contest 2017 Live Stream: How to Watch Online

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Troy Williams is one of six high-flyers at the 2017 D-League Dunk Contest. (Twitter)

Looking to watch a live stream of the 2017 D-League dunk contest? There are a couple of different ways to watch, even if you don’t have a cable subscription.

The six dunkers will compete in the preliminary round on Saturday starting at 12:30 p.m. ET, then the final round will air on NBA TV during halftime of the D-League All-Star Game, which tips at 2 p.m. ET.

Here’s a complete rundown of how to watch all the action online or on streaming devices:

2017 D-League Dunk Contest Live Stream: Preliminary Round

The preliminary round, starting at 12:30 p.m. ET, will be streamed via Facebook live. You can watch on your desktop via the NBA D League’s Facebook, or you can watch on mobile and other streaming devices via the Facebook app.

2017 D-League Dunk Contest Live Stream: Final Round

The final round of the dunk contest will air on NBA TV during halftime of the D-League All-Star game (around 3 p.m. ET). Here’s how to watch a stream:


While NBA TV doesn’t provide a live stream, you can watch NBA TV coverage via Sling TV, an online streaming service that provides access to select channels for a monthly fee. Here’s how to sign up for a free 7-day trial:

1) Click here to go to the Sling website

2) Click on “Watch Now 7 Days Free”

3) Create an account

4) Select the channel package or packages you want. You can choose either base package (Sling Orange or Sling Blue), but make sure to include the Sports Extra add-on, which includes NBA TV

5) Enter your payment information. Sling Orange costs $20 per month, and Sling Blue costs $25 per month, while the Sports Extra add-on is $5, but if you cancel your subscription within seven days of signing up, you will not be charged

6) Download the app for your computer to start watching

Mobile & Streaming Devices

If you have a Sling TV subscription (read above to learn how to start a free trial), you can watch NBA TV on mobile and other compatible devices via the Sling TV app, which is free to download in the following locations:

App Store (or Apple TV)

Google Play Store

Amazon App Store (or Amazon Fire TV)


Xbox One

You can click here for a complete list of devices compatible with the Sling TV app.

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