What Makes This Year's NBA Finals Rematch So TV Friendly?

Play-by-play veteran Mike Breen on Curry and LeBron

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Ever since last June, when Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors were celebrating the franchise's first title in 40 years on the home court of their vanquished opponent, the Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA fans—and more than a few TV and league executives—have been hoping for a rematch.

Tonight, ABC tips off the 2016 NBA Finals between the same two teams, as Curry and LeBron James go head-to-head for the second straight year in what could end up as the most watched and highest rated finals since Michael Jordan powered the Chicago Bulls to six championships in eight seasons.

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