Saturday’s playoff game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors marked the highest Game 3 audience of an NBA semifinals series in 24 years.
The game, a blowout win by the Lakers in the Western Conference best-of-seven series, peaked with 9,719,000 viewers, with an average audience of 8,373,000. It was also the most-watched conference semifinals contest — of any game in the series — in 12 years.
The Lakers beat the Warriors 127-97 to take a 2-1 lead in the series on Saturday. The Lakers followed up with a win Monday night in Game 4 to take a 3-1 series lead.
–Field Level Media