Rating Down For Celts Game 6
NEW YORK (AP) – Television ratings for Game 6 of the NBA finals
were down from the last one between the Lakers and Celtics, which
was also a blowout but crowned a champion.
Los Angeles' 89-67 win Tuesday on ABC drew a 12.3 overnight
rating, down 4 percent from the 12.8 for Boston's lopsided
clinching victory in 2008. This time there will be a rare Game 7 –
just the third in 22 years – and the chance for a big rating on
The last non-clinching Game 6, Pistons-Spurs in 2005, earned a
10.5 – 15 percent lower than Tuesday's game.
Ratings represent the percentage of all homes with televisions
tuned into a program. Overnight ratings measure the country's
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