Though down from last year, Game 6 between the Celtics and Sixers hit a series-high Wednesday night.
Game 6 of the Celtics/Sixers second round NBA playoff series drew 5.354 million viewers on ESPN Wednesday night, down 21% from Celtics/Heat Game 5 on TNT last year (6.777M). There was no comparable window in 2010.
The game ranks as the most-viewed of the Celtics/Sixers series, topping Friday’s Game 4 (4.751M).
In addition, Game 6 ranks as second-most viewed telecast of the playoffs on ESPN/ESPN2 (14 telecasts).
(Wednesday’s numbers from TV By the Numbers)