Audience Growth Across Key Demos and Digital Platforms Through 36 games, ESPN is seeing a 14 percent ratings increase for its NBA coverage this season (Christmas-to-date), averaging a 1.6 rating compared to a 1.4 last season. ESPN’s viewership is up six percent (1,978,000 vs. 1,863,000) and household impressions are up 10 percent (1,539,000 vs. 1,399,000), … Read More
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Heat/Lakers to Highlight Star-Studded Schedule; ESPN NBA Commentators Provide Insights ABC and ESPN will combine to present an NBA quadrupleheader on Sunday, March 4, highlighted by the Miami Heat and their superstar tandem of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade heading west to face the Los Angeles Lakers led by five-time NBA Champion Kobe Bryant. The … Read More
ABC’s NBA Sunday Showcase returns with a blockbuster matchup this weekend when the Miami Heat and LeBron James host the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose – in an Eastern Conference Finals rematch – at 3:30 p.m. ET. ESPN’s lead commentator team – Mike Breen and analyst Jeff Van Gundy – will call the game with reporter Lisa Salters. Kia NBA Countdown with Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and analysts Jon Barry, Michael Wilbon and Chris Broussard will preview the action at 3 p.m.
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