Largest Audience Ever for NBA TV’s Pre- & Post-Game Coverage
NBA.com & NBA Mobile Net All-Time Records for Traffic & Video Streams
NBA Digital, jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports, generated all-time cross-platform consumption records during the 2013 NBA Finals – won by the Miami Heat over the San Antonio Spurs in seven games – including its largest audience ever for pre- and post-game coverage on NBA TV and record-setting traffic and video streams across NBA.com and NBA Mobile.
NBA TV’s NBA GameTime pre- and post-game coverage during The Finals was up 28% among total viewers compared with last year. This year’s average of 186,000 total viewers for pre- and post-game coverage was a new record for the network.
NBA.com garnered more than 646 million page views during this year’s Finals, up 57% vs. last year. The site also accumulated more than 434 million video streams, up 120% when compared with the 2012 Finals.
NBA Mobile experienced all-time records among page views and video streams. This year’s NBA Finals registered more than 138 million page views, domestically, up 91% vs. 2012. NBA Mobile also saw a total of 4.5 million video streams during the 2013 NBA Finals, up 126% over last year. Additionally, downloads for the league’s signature NBA Game Time app were up 111% compared with the 2012 NBA Finals.
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Source: Nielsen Media Research. Based on Live + Same Day data. NBA Finals coverage: 2013 (6/6/13-6/20/13) vs. 2012 (6/12/12-6/21/12. Includes premieres only. NBA.com information per Omniture. NBA Mobile data via Bango, iTunes Connect and Google Play.