Game 2 of the 2021 NBA Finals reached an average 9.38 million viewers, up 41 percent from the 2020 according to the NBA. At one point, peak viewership reached 11.1 million.
Viewership for Game 2 of the NBA Finals on ABC is up 41% percent from last year.— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) July 12, 2021
The series continues Wednesday, July 14 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. pic.twitter.com/fY3mJT9hq4
Through two games, the series between the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks is averaging 8.97 million viewers per game -- a 26 percent increase from the first two contests of the 2020 Finals. The Suns beat the Bucks in Game 2, 118-108, before Milwaukee won Game 3 last night, 120-100. Game 3 audience statistics have yet to be released.