Ratings For NBA Finals Game 3 Down Slightly

By Marcus Vanderberg Comment

Game 3 of the NBA Finals on ABC between Miami and Boston earned a 11.1 overnight rating, which was down 3 percent from last year (11.5 overnight rating for Boston-Los Angeles).

The Heat’s 88-86 victory was the highest-rated program of the evening in prime time and led ABC to win the night, according to Nielsen.

Locally, the game earned a 32.3 metered market rating in Miami – – the third highest-rated NBA game in Miami. In Dallas, the game earned a 26.7 metered market rating.