Game 2 of the 2022 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics averaged a 6.2 rating and 11.91 million viewers.
The figures are the lowest for a Game 2 of the Finals since 2007 if you exclude the last two out-of-season years.
Game 2 of the Warriors and Toronto Raptors in 2019 had an 8.0 rating and 13.89 million viewers. Primetime viewing overall is down 26 percent from the equivalent period in 2019.
Compared to Game 2 of last year’s Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns, ratings increased 21 percent and viewership increased 24 percent.