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NBA Finals Game 5 Viewership Down from last year

Posted at: 06/18/2013 9:52 AM



NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA Finals' television viewership for Game 5 was down 13 percent from last year.

The San Antonio Spurs' 114-104 victory over Miami on Sunday on ABC was watched by an average of 16.1 million people. That's down from 18.5 million for the Heat-Thunder series in 2012.

Miami clinched the title in Game 5 a year ago, and decisive games tend to draw more viewers.

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