The NBA Finals rematch between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavs was the most watched Christmas game in four years.
The game drew 10.9 million viewers, which ended with the Warriors winning 89-83 victory. That was a 17 percent increase from the 9.3 million who watched the Cavs-Heat game last year — LeBron James’ return to Miami.
The Christmas game in 2011 was the season opener after the lockout.
The five games that aired on ESPN and ABC on Christmas was up 6 percent in viewership from 2014.