Sling TV Review

Sling TV provides great coverage for sports like basketball.

With over 40 package options Sling TV is one of the most customizable streaming services. 

You start by picking a base package, either Sling Blue or Sling Orange.  From here you can add packages for extra sports or entertainment.  For example the NBA League pass is an extra $29 a month and gives you 30 different NBA channels to choose from.  

There are also 13 country packages that let you view channels in countries like China, France, Italy, Brazil, and more.

Pros

  • 40 Add on Packages
  • Largest selection of NBA channels
  • Access to ESPN

Cons

  • Only Orange package has ESPN
  • Only Blue Package has NBC & FOX

Blue or Orange Package?

When you sign up for Sling TV you have the option of getting Sling Orange for $20, Sling Blue for $25, or both together for $45.

Orange

  • ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3
  • TNT
  • TBS

Blue

  • FS1, FS2
  • NFL network
  • NBC, NBCSN


For sports the Orange package has ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, TNT, Galavision and TBS.  There are also over a dozen other channels included like comedy central, the travel channel, and the history channel.

So if you are a sports fan looking for ESPN on a budget this $20 package is one of the best deals around.


The blue package comes with Fox channels like FS1 and FS2.  There is no ESPN included but instead you get access to the NFL network and NBC and NBCSN.