2021 NBA League pass video stream resolutions, bitrates and framerates

Yes, the NBA league pass streaming for 2021 comes in 1080p and 60 fps.

After poking around the source stream DASH with FFmpeg it is clear that the NBA League pass has 7 different stream “qualities”.

The highest quality stream rate is 1080p, 60fps at 8Mbps which is impressive and appealing for live sports. Next best is a 720p, 60fps, 6Mbps stream quality that looks amazing on mobile devices and laptops.

Here are all the resolutions, framerates and bitrates for the 2021 NBA League pass streaming:

1920 x 1080p60 fps8 Mbps
1280 x 720p60 fps6 Mbps
1280 x 720p30 fps4.5 Mbps
1280 x 720p30 fps3 Mbps
960 x 540p30 fps1.6 Mbps
640 x 360p30 fps800 Kbps
400 x 224p30 fps400 Kbps

The majority of the streams are over 1 megabit per second with 720p being well catered for as a sweet spot.

NBA league pass stream resolution bitrate fps