Lakers vs. Spurs Generates NBA TV's Most-Viewed NBA Fan Night of All Time
NBA TV's telecast featuring the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, Nov. 13, averaged 739,000 total viewers to become the network's most-viewed NBA Fan Night ever, according to Nielsen. The game also generated NBA TV's second highest-rated regular season game (trailing only this year's record-setting opening night telecast between the Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers, the network's most-viewed telecast ever) and its third most-viewed regular season telecast. This year's Lakers/Trail Blazers telecast ranks first overall with an average of 868,000 total viewers and last year's Los Angeles Clippers/Lakers telecast averaged 756,000 total viewers.
Hosted by Ernie Johnson with analysts Chris Webber and Greg Anthony, the popular NBA Fan Night presented by Sprint allows fans to determine the game they most want to watch via voting across NBA.com, the NBA Facebook page, Yahoo.com, NBA.com mobile web, mobile GameTime App and Twitter.
Fan voting for the next NBA Fan Night telecast (Tuesday, Nov. 20) will conclude tonight at midnight, with fans selecting the game from the following possible matchups:
· Toronto Raptors @ Philadelphia 76ers
· New York Knicks @ New Orleans Hornets
· Brooklyn Nets @ Los Angeles Lakers
NBA TV is a part of NBA Digital, the NBA's extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAGUE.com, and WNBA.com.
Source: Nielsen Media Research. Live + same day data. Most viewed Fan Night: 11/2/10 - 11/13/12. Most viewed Regular Season: 10/30/10 - 11/11/12. Includes live telecasts only, P2+.