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TNT Says NBA Return Doubled Pre-COVID Ratings

Written by:
Ean Lamb
Published on:
Aug/01/2020

Dave Mason of BetOnline reported that the Clippers-Lakers Thursday night game would become the most wagered on of the NBA season.  Indeed, TNT confirmed that the audience was substantial of the league's return following a shutdown caused by Covid-19.

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TNT says the two games averaged 2.9 million total viewers, or twice what a regular season game averaged.

Both the Utah-New Orleans and Lakers-Clippers games went down to the wire.  Each was decided by a bucket.

The games are being played in a "bubble" on an Orlando campus.

- Ean Lamb, Gambling911.com

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