Third-highest Rated NBA Conference Finals Game One Ever on ESPN Family of Networks

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Third-highest Rated NBA Conference Finals Game One Ever on ESPN Family of Networks

NBA Conference Finals on ABC up 49 Percent from Last Season

 

NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game One – the Indiana Pacers defeated the Miami Heat 107-96 – generated the third-highest rated Conference Finals Game One rating ever on the ESPN family of networks, according to Nielsen.

 

The ABC broadcast generated a 5.8 overnight rating, which is up 49 percent from last season’s Western Conference Finals Game One – San Antonio Spurs vs. Memphis Grizzlies, also on ABC.

 

In Indianapolis, the game delivered a 20.4 rating, which ranks sixth all time for an NBA postseason game on any network.

 

ESPN’s NBA Eastern Conference Finals coverage will continue with Game Two on Tuesday, May 20, at 8:30 p.m. ET. The NBA Western Conference Finals – Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs – begins tonight on ESPN Radio, ESPNRadio.com and via the ESPN Radio app with Kevin Calabro and Hubie Brown. For more details, visit ESPNMediaZone.com.

 

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