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Warriors' Clinching Win Over Rockets Marks ESPN's Most-Viewed NBA Game Since '12Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15
The Warriors' Western Conference Finals-clinching Game 5 win over the Rockets on Wednesday averaged 8.9 million viewers on ESPN, making it the most-watched NBA Playoffs game on any network this season. The game also was the most-watched NBA contest on ESPN since Game 7 of the '12 Heat-Celtics Easter...
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