Game 1 Of NBA Finals Draws Best Ratings For ABC

Steph Curry and LeBron James

Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Finals is set to go down Sunday night (June 7), but Game 1 this past week, drew the highest ratings since the championship series moved to ABC in 2003.

The Warriors' overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night (June 4) averaged a 10.6 rating.

According to ESPN, it drew nearly 17.8 million viewers, up 21 percent from almost 14.7 million for the Finals opener last year between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat.

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