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Fisher's buzzer-beater a boon for ABC

5/17/2004

NEW YORK -- The Los Angeles Lakers' last-second win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night was the highest-rated game of the playoffs for ABC.

The game, which ended when Derek Fisher hit a turnaround 18-footer at the buzzer to give the Lakers a 74-73 win, earned a national rating of 6.0 with a 10 share.

The rating is the percentage of all homes with TVs, whether or not they are in use. The share is the percentage of homes with sets in use.