via press release:
NBA TV’s Coverage of Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers Generates Network’s Most-Viewed Telecast Ever
NBA TV’s telecast featuring the Miami Heat and LeBron James facing the Indiana Pacers and Paul George – a rematch of last year’s NBA Eastern Conference Finals – generated an average of 920,000 total viewers to become the network’s most-viewed telecast ever. Last night’s telecast averaged more than one million viewers from 10:15 to 10:30 p.m. ET.
The prior mark was set on the opening night of the NBA regular season last year with the matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers delivering an average of 868,000 total viewers on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.