Possible additions include Friday at New Orleans (No. 29), April 6 vs. Philadelphia (potential record-tying No. 33) and April 9 vs. Milwaukee (potential record-breaking No. 34). The April 9 game is a lock since it would be on the network's Fan Night, with the telecast determined by fan voting.
The defending champion Heat are the league's biggest TV draw. On ABC, Heat games are averaging a 3.7 rating and 6.1 million viewers, up 32 percent from non-Heat games. On ESPN, Heat games are averaging a 1.8 rating and 2.2 million viewers, up 29 percent from non-Heat games.
NBA TV's telecast of the Pacers-Heat game March 10 was the second most-viewed regular-season game ever on the network with 764,000 total viewers.