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NBA Viewership Keeps Sinking: Game 2 Of NBa Finals The Least-Watched Game On Record

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Game 2 of the NBA finals on Friday was reportedly the least-watched NBA finals game on record.

OutKick reported that the game averaged 4.5 million viewers who tuned in to see the Los Angeles Lakers face the Miami Heat, which is a 68% dip from last year’s Game 2.

The news comes after Game 1 of the finals showed the lowest viewership in the NBA finals in recorded history, with 7.41 million people watching.

“A ship doesn’t sink for one reason, but undoubtedly, politics sit atop the historical tank,” the outlet said. “After nearly two decades of reinventing the NBA discussion, LeBron is now a detriment to the league’s brand.”

“The NBA’s new self-inflicted identity is written in ink. Millions of turned-off Americans associate the NBA with radical politics catered to only a minimal number of sports fans,” OutKick added.

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