Warriors-Kings Game 7 Draws Most First-Round Viewers Since 1999

If you think people will be tuning in for the Lakers vs. Warriors playoff series, you are probably correct.Steph Curry and Terence Davis collide during their playoff series.

And you can base it on how many viewers tuned in for the first-round Game 7 between the Warriors and Kings.

As relayed by Jon Lewis of Sports Media Watch and confirmed by the NBA, the Warriors-Kings Game 7 averaged 9.84 million viewers on ABC — making it the largest first-round playoff audience since Game 5 of the Kings-Jazz series in 1999.

Yes, the Kings have been one-half of each of the largest first-round viewerships of the past 24 years.

Along with that, the Warriors-Kings Game 7 also marked the largest first- or second-round audience in the Raptors-76ers Game 7 in 2001, Lewis noted.

Officially, Game 7 between the Warriors and Kings peaked with 11.93 million viewers, more than at any time last season with the exception of the Finals.

And what a show fans got to see, as Warriors guard Steph Curry, now 35, erupted for 50 points — the highest ever in a Game 7.

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