What were the ratings for the NBA Finals last night?

What were the ratings for the NBA Finals last night?

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo took home the NBA Finals MVP after scoring a game-high 50 points and 14 rebounds and leading the team to their first championship since 1971. The contest peaked at 16.5 million viewers in the 11 p.m. Eastern time hour, and the series averaged 9.9 million viewers overall.

What was the highest rated NBA Finals?

1998 championship
The highest-rated NBA Finals is the 1998 championship series between the Chicago Bulls and the Utah Jazz, Michael Jordan’s last Finals series. The series averaged 29.04 million viewers. An astounding 35.89 million people watched the clinching Game 6 — the most watched basketball game in history.

Who owns the whole NBA?

List of NBA team owners

Franchise Principal Owner(s) Owned Since
Los Angeles Lakers Jeanie Buss, Jim Buss and Johnny Buss, along with siblings in the Jerry Buss family trust. 1979 & 1998
Memphis Grizzlies Robert J. Pera 2012
Miami Heat Micky Arison, Nick Arison 1995
Milwaukee Bucks Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens 2014

How many viewers watched the NBA Finals 2020?

10 million viewers
Topline. This year’s NBA Finals averaged just under 10 million viewers, a 32% increase from 2020’s pandemic-induced slump, but the games still drew a far smaller audience than NBA Finals runs in previous years.

Who is the youngest NBA owner?

Pera, who bought the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies in 2012, is the youngest controlling owner in the league.

Will there be a 2020 NBA Finals?

The 2020 NBA Finals was the championship series of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) 2019–20 season and conclusion of the season’s playoffs.

How much do NBA Waterboys make?

According to the NBA G-League, the average salary of an NBA waterboy stands at $35,000. This salary can increase with your experience.

Who owns the entire NBA?

How many watched NBA Finals?

The 2019 NBA Finals were watched by an average of 15.14 million viewers in the United States. The championship series was contested between the Toronto Raptors, champions of the Eastern Conference, and the Golden State Warriors, winners of the Western Conference.

Is NBA ratings down?

NBA attendance is down, while NFL attendance sets a new record almost annually. NBA ratings have fallen almost 45 percent in the past decade, while NFL ratings remain tops in sports and have been rising mildly in recent years. For a decade the quality of the NBA product has been going downhill.

How to watch the NBA Finals?

which is good news for cord cutters.

  • Log into WatchESPN. Click through the gallery to revist the NBA’s most star-laden matchups in the modern era.
  • PlayStation Vue in select markets.
  • Is viewership down for NBA?

    NBA viewership on both ESPN and TNT is down after one month of the 2018-19 season, according to a report from SportsBusiness Daily. The drop in viewership is likely because of LeBron James’ move to the Los Angeles Lakers of the Western Conference.

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