ESPN Draws Just 1.3M Viewers For Game 6 Clippers/Nuggets Against NFL Week 1

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ESPN Draws Just 1.3M Viewers For Game 6 Clippers/Nuggets Against NFL Week 1 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:46 pm

ESPN's coverage of the Denver Nuggets' Game 6 win over the Los Angeles Clippers drew just 1.3 million viewers as it competed against the start of the NFL season, per data from ShowBuzzDaily.


The combined morning window of NFL games on CBS and FOX drew approximately 27 million viewers.


The Los Angeles Lakers' Game 4 win over the Houston Rockets was the second lowest NBA game of the week as it competed against Thursday Night Football, drawing 2.496 million viewers compared to 20.535 million for the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans.


Game 7 of the second round series between the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors drew 4.691 million viewers as the most watched NBA game of the week.

Via RealGM Staff Report

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Post#2 » by Jabroni Lames » Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:04 pm

"Game 7 of the second round series between the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors drew 4.691 million viewers as the most watched NBA game of the week."

Raptors vs. Celtics was a great series.
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Re: ESPN Draws Just 1.3M Viewers For Game 6 Clippers/Nuggets Against NFL Week 1 

Post#3 » by donemilio21 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:20 pm

do that many people really watch regular season football? Why? :D
If a regular season game can get 8-9 times more viewers than an NBA playoff game that means NFL really sucks at paying its players.
You get that much more viewership and yet your overall salaries are only 40% higher than NBA.
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Post#4 » by Vegeta10176 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:45 am

donemilio21 wrote:do that many people really watch regular season football? Why? :D
If a regular season game can get 8-9 times more viewers than an NBA playoff game that means NFL really sucks at paying its players.
You get that much more viewership and yet your overall salaries are only 40% higher than NBA.


Certianly NFL players have not negotiated a good deal however they play far less games and I imagine international viewership of the NBA far outstrips the NFL..
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Post#5 » by israelfirst » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:25 am

the product sucks now. fouls called every 5 seconds. commercials every 15 minutes. social justice crap pushed in our faces non stop
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Re: ESPN Draws Just 1.3M Viewers For Game 6 Clippers/Nuggets Against NFL Week 1 

Post#6 » by oaktownwarriors87 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:57 am

Jabroni Lames wrote:"Game 7 of the second round series between the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors drew 4.691 million viewers as the most watched NBA game of the week."

Raptors vs. Celtics was a great series.


+2.65 million Canadians watched

That's 7.341 million average viewers
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Post#7 » by jnghiem005 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:24 am

donemilio21 wrote:do that many people really watch regular season football? Why? :D
If a regular season game can get 8-9 times more viewers than an NBA playoff game that means NFL really sucks at paying its players.
You get that much more viewership and yet your overall salaries are only 40% higher than NBA.


Well, there are 50+ players on an NFL team that have to split that pie, compared to 14-15 players on an nba team.
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Re: ESPN Draws Just 1.3M Viewers For Game 6 Clippers/Nuggets Against NFL Week 1 

Post#8 » by sonic the laker » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:47 pm

This is a crap comparison, for real. The NFL, and MLB, are foundational american past times. They've been around longer, as established mainstream sports institutions.

The comparison would be more accurate if total worldwide viewership was a part of the equation. Or, if the NFL was completely taken out of the equation altogether, and the the current NBA viewership was being compared to numbers in past years.

This article doesn't really say anything, or make any sense, imo.
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Post#9 » by Tanks1 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:28 pm

Baseball and hockey are down, but it's only the NBA that gets these articles.


https://itsgame7.com/mlb-ratings-are-worse-than-nbas-but-nobody-seems-to-care/

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