Lakers Versus Bucks Was Most-Watched Regular Season Game Since 2018

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Lakers Versus Bucks Was Most-Watched Regular Season Game Since 2018 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:07 pm

The Thursday night game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks averaged 2.8 million viewers on TNT, reported Turner Sports. The Bucks beat the Lakers 111-104 in the game.


It was the most-watched NBA regular-season game on TNT since January 2018, which featured the Warriors playing the Cavs.


The Bucks-Lakers game also represented a 150% increase from last year's game in the same slot between the Rockets and Heat.


The NBA makes $2.6 billion annually from their current television rights between ESPN and Turner. 

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Re: Lakers Versus Bucks Was Most-Watched Regular Season Game Since 2018 

Post#2 » by HaroldinGMinor » Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:40 pm

Why do you only have the Lakers logo?
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Post#3 » by mg » Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:23 pm

The network finally put an interesting matchup in the first game of the national doubleheader where people could actually watch at a decent hour.
The league and talking heads all think putting star players in big markets will help ratings when in fact they just need to show good games especially in the lead in game. Taking Giannis out of Milwuakee or LeBron moving from Cleveland to LA does not help ratings.
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Re: Lakers Versus Bucks Was Most-Watched Regular Season Game Since 2018 

Post#4 » by simonbampfield » Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:35 pm

HaroldinGMinor wrote:Why do you only have the Lakers logo?

There are other teams out there?
If this phenomenon is correct can you pass onto the NBA, ESPN, RealGM and all other basketball media outlets.
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Re: Lakers Versus Bucks Was Most-Watched Regular Season Game Since 2018 

Post#5 » by Pickled Prunes » Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:03 am

Great... so can we stop talking about mid-season tournaments now?
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Re: Lakers Versus Bucks Was Most-Watched Regular Season Game Since 2018 

Post#6 » by Barcs » Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:00 pm

Oh wow, the most watched game since last season. Big whoop.
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