It is always a fun matchup when the Houston Rockets (4-5) and Oklahoma City Thunder (6-4) get together. Last year’s MVP James Harden leads Houston into OKC to take on the possible Russell Westbrook-less Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Thursday night.
The game is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET and will be broadcast nationally on TNT. If you don’t have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can watch a live stream of the game (or DVR it) on your computer, phone or streaming device via one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:
TNT is one of 85 channels included in the main Fubo bundle, which is tailored towards sports. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial right here, and you can then watch a live stream of the game on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours), as well as a “72-Hour Lookback” feature, which allows you to watch games up to three days after they air even if you forgot to record them.
In addition to a Netflix-like on-demand streaming library, Hulu also offers a bundle of 50-plus live TV channels, including TNT. You can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV” right here, and you can then watch a live stream of the game on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, “Hulu with Live TV” comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
TNT is included in both the “Sling Orange” and “Sling Blue” channel packages. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial of either, and you can then watch the game live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, you can get 50 hours of cloud DVR storage as an additional add-on.
In one of the biggest surprises of the season the Rockets have struggled and started 4-5. It’s too early to panic considering only two players have started all nine games for the Rockets so far (Clint Capela and P.J. Tucker).
Injuries to James Harden and a suspension for Chris Paul have made it hard for Houston to get any rhythm offensively. They rank 23rd in offensive rating (106.9) and 21st in defensive rating (111.8). Paul has really struggled, shooting 40% from the field and 30% from three. The Rockets’ “third guard,” Eric Gordon, is only shooting 32% from the field and 24% from three.
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