OKLAHOMA CITY – The NBA Finals Game 2 drew the highest television rating since 2004.
The Miami Heats 100-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night on ABC earned a 10.4 household rating. The network said Friday that was up 12 percent from last years series between the Heat and Dallas Mavericks.
Game 2 of the 2004 finals between the Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Lakers drew a 10.7 household rating.
Ratings represent the percentage of U.S. homes with televisions tuned into a program.
Also, the first two games have averaged 16.439 million viewers.