The most popular sports team in the Los Angeles area, including Glendale, CA, is the Los Angeles Lakers. With a long history of basketball success ranging back to the early 1970s with Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, and Wilt Chamberlain, through the Showtime teams featuring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson, through 2000s success with Shaq and Kobe and Pau Gasol, the Lakers inspire rabid loyalty among fans. That’s why it’s important when picking a cable TV package in Glendale, CA to choose one that has the right channels to view the Lakers on TV.
As a nationally popular team with a huge fanbase, the Lakers appear often on ESPN and related channels, as well as ABC on broadcast TV. But for local Los Angeles area audiences, every game that isn’t nationally broadcast is also available on Spectrum SportsNet. Spectrum SportsNet is associated with Spectrum cable TV in Glendale, so you’ll be sure with Spectrum cable TV there are no conflicts as with other providers where Spectrum SportsNet is dropped from the lineup. Spanish language broadcasts are also available on Spectrum Deportes.
SportsNet, formerly known as Time-Warner SportsNet before Time-Warner merged with Charter and became Spectrum, is also the regional sports network home of the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the Los Angeles area including Glendale, SportsNet is available in high definition on channel 789.
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