NBA ratings: ABC comes out a winner
Game 1 of the NBA Finals was a winner for ABC.
The overnight rating of 11.8 was the highest ever for an NBA playoff game on the network. The 2004 Lakers-Mavericks Western Conference Finals game drew an 11.6.
In the markets of the Thunder and Heat, the ratings were also high — 44.3 in Oklahoma City and 30.5 in Miami.