NBA Finals Game 6 on ABC Draws 16.8 Million Viewers

Game 6 of the NBA Finals on ABC on June 17, in which the Boston Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers to win the championship, averaged 16.8 million viewers and delivered a 10.7 household rating, according to Nielsen Media Research data.

It was the highest-rated and most-viewed Game 6 telecast since 2000. There was no Game 6 last year, but this year