2024 NBA Finals

Celtics-Mavs on ABC is most-watched NBA Finals Game 2 in 5 years

Sunday’s Game 2 averaged 12,063,000 viewers, peaking with 14,106,000 viewers at 10 ET. That's up 10% from Game 1.

Jrue Holiday recorded 26 points and 11 rebounds to help power the Celtics to a 2-0 series lead against the Mavericks in the NBA Finals.

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ABC’s exclusive broadcast of the Boston Celtics victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, June 9, was the most-watched NBA Finals Game 2 in five years, according to Fast Nationals from Nielsen. Game 2 averaged 12,063,000 viewers and peaked with 14,106,000 viewers at 10 p.m. ET to make it the best since 2019.

Sunday’s Game 2 audience grew 10 percent from Game 1. The Celtics lead the Mavericks 2-0 in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. Game 3 is Wednesday, June 12, (8:30 p.m. ET) on ABC and ESPN. The 2024 NBA Finals is presented by YouTube TV.