Ratings watch: Thunder's first-round playoff ratings well below last year

Game 2 earns a combined 19.5 rating
Oklahoman Published: April 22, 2014
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Ratings for the first two games of the Thunder-Grizzlies first-round NBA playoff series are well below the first two games of the Thunder-Rockets opening series last year. The opener Saturday night, which earned a combined 14.4 rating, was down 41 percent from last year’s opener (24.5), and Game 2’s combined 19.5 rating was down 10 percent from 2013 (21.8).

SPORTS EVENTS APRIL 15-21

1. Memphis at Oklahoma City, NBA playoffs, Monday, TNT 10.6, FSOK 8.9, combined 19.5.

2. Memphis at Oklahoma City, NBA playoffs, Saturday, ESPN 7.0, FSOK 7.4, combined 14.4.

3. Detroit at Oklahoma City, NBA, Wednesday, FSOK, 10.1.

4. Golden State at L.A. Clippers, NBA playoffs, Saturday, KOCO-5, 6.7.

5. Charlotte at Miami, NBA playoffs, KOCO-5, 6.4


by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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