via press release:
NBA Playoffs Deliver Record Ratings on ESPN2
The NBA Playoffs on ESPN2 delivered record ratings on Thursday resulting in the top two highest-rated postseason games ever on the network. The San Antonio Spurs’ victory over the Portland Trail Blazers posted a 2.7 overnight rating, according to Nielsen, making it the highest-rated NBA postseason game ever on ESPN2.
In addition, the Miami Heat’s win over the Brooklyn Nets generated a 2.6 overnight rating, making it the second highest-rated NBA postseason game ever on ESPN2.
The NBA Playoffs continue on ESPN’s family of networks this weekend with five games this weekend. For more details, please visit ESPNMediaZone.com.