NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA Finals rematch between Golden State and Cleveland drew scarcely 11 million viewers, creation it a most-watched Christmas diversion in 4 years.
The Warriors’ 89-83 feat was watched by 10.9 million viewers, according to Nielsen. That was a 17 percent boost from a 9.3 million for a Cavaliers-Heat diversion final year that was LeBron James’ lapse to Miami.
ESPN says Saturday that a diversion was a most-viewed on Christmas given 2011, that was a deteriorate opener following a lockout.
Overall, a five-game line-up on ESPN and ABC was adult 6 percent in viewership from 2014. Of a 13 times a NBA has played 5 games on Christmas, this was a initial that all were motionless by 10 points or fewer.