Streaming Celtics games?

NomarsFool

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Anyone have any experience with services for streaming Celtics games? A friend of mine tried the NBA league pass and was really frustrated. He told me they had different camera angles. I'm not looking for something too expensive, just occasionally while traveling it's a bummer to miss the Celtics and Xfinity doesn't allow you to stream NBA games outside the house.
 

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The NBA app works great for me. You’ll have to subscribe to league pass and you’ll get home/away radio feeds live or delayed depending on your habits (turning off the “show scores” is great for time shifting).

That said, there are one big downside: national broadcasts are blacked out, which is what I suspect your friend is complaining about; you can still watch them but only through the weird angles. And there are at least 4-5 of these a month for the Celtics.
 

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Anyone have any experience with services for streaming Celtics games? A friend of mine tried the NBA league pass and was really frustrated. He told me they had different camera angles. I'm not looking for something too expensive, just occasionally while traveling it's a bummer to miss the Celtics and Xfinity doesn't allow you to stream NBA games outside the house.
Bookmark this page. It's free, used to be the reddit stream but they changed how they do things. The game will be on this page every game.
 

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Bookmark this page. It's free, used to be the reddit stream but they changed how they do things. The game will be on this page every game.
+1.
It works great. You invariably get one or two pop ups on the first time hitting play, but then it’s good.
Works great on iPhone as well
 

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There's an android app called FitzyTV. It USED to be in the google play store and amazon app store, so it was legit (legal?) for a while. Now only available as an apk, while the lawyers hash things out. It's sort of a clearing house app for all the channels tht are online that your regular cable subscription is SUPPOSED to give you access to.

Anyhoo, I log in with a Fios acct registered in NJ, and I get the two Boston sports channels, as well as a bunch of other RSNs. I'm assuming logging in with your New England based Xfinity acct would give you the same channels.

There are NO popup ads or anything like that, and I've never had an issue with virus or malware. It appears to be a clean app, as it's former availability in the two app stores would imply.
 

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Do you get NBC Sports Boston at home? I haven't had an issue with using the NBC Sports app with Xfinity to stream the game outside the house.
 

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Also, the NBA League Pass uses the game broadcasts (usually the home team). I've never noticed different camera angles.
 

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I know this wasn't the question, but for those of you like me who want to watch games you missed and didn't DVR, this is a very nice resource. Breaks each quarter (approximately) into it's own 15 minute chunk.

 

scottyno

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Maybe if they live internationally they use different angles, I know the service isn't exactly the same as the US one. US league pass just uses the local feeds, you get the exact same thing anyone in the local market would get other than getting no commercials or studio halftime show.
 

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The video feeds are the same for international as domestic users, but the authentication systems are different for both - it is a real PIA to manage. The level of service you pay for determines whether you see the court during commercial breaks and halftime.

If you have League Pass, you can watch some games in VR, where we (I work for NextVR) do offer different camera angles - one from the scorer's table, and under each stanchion. We also offer all the League Pass games' normal broadcasts to VR headset (these are not our 180 stereo broadcasts).

We covered the C's/Pelicans last Saturday, and the next C's game is March 21, which is a free preview so you don't need League Pass.
 

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The video feeds are the same for international as domestic users, but the authentication systems are different for both - it is a real PIA to manage. The level of service you pay for determines whether you see the court during commercial breaks and halftime.

If you have League Pass, you can watch some games in VR, where we (I work for NextVR) do offer different camera angles - one from the scorer's table, and under each stanchion. We also offer all the League Pass games' normal broadcasts to VR headset (these are not our 180 stereo broadcasts).

We covered the C's/Pelicans last Saturday, and the next C's game is March 21, which is a free preview so you don't need League Pass.
Yeah, I bought the product 2 years in a row, but it was a such an insane PIA to do authentication (I live overseas and also travel back to the US a lot) that I just used pirate streams, even though I had a subscription. Seemed really unusable relative to my experiences with using NFL abroad.
 

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Anyone have any experience with services for streaming Celtics games? A friend of mine tried the NBA league pass and was really frustrated. He told me they had different camera angles. I'm not looking for something too expensive, just occasionally while traveling it's a bummer to miss the Celtics and Xfinity doesn't allow you to stream NBA games outside the house.
If you have xfinity, you probably have NBCSportsBoston (NBCSN). The NBCSN app works anywhere (or at least it did last season; havent tried to watch away yet this season.)

EDIT: as others have noted.
 

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If you have xfinity, you probably have NBCSportsBoston (NBCSN). The NBCSN app works anywhere (or at least it did last season; havent tried to watch away yet this season.)

EDIT: as others have noted.
Yeah worked for me in Thailand.