Game 5 second-highest rated since '98
NEW YORK -- Detroit's title-clinching win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night was the second-highest rated NBA Finals game since 1998, and the series was the highest-rated since 2001.
ABC's broadcast of Detroit's 100-87 win got a 13.8 rating with a 23 share. That's 123 percent higher than Game 5 between San Antonio and New Jersey (6.2), and 23 percent better than Game 5 between the Lakers and Philadelphia in 2001 (11.2).
The only NBA Finals game since 1998 that got a higher ...
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