Despite not having an NBA franchise in the city, Louisville was ESPN’s top television market for the NBA Draft for a fourth consecutive year.
ESPN #NBADraft ratings up 13%.— Scott Agness (@ScottAgness) June 23, 2017
1. Louisville (5.3)
2. Charlotte (4.7)
3. Indianapolis (4.4)
4. Norfolk (4.0)
5. OKC (3.9)
Even with those numbers, the NBA Draft did not out-draw the College World Series game between Louisville and TCU on ESPN2. That game, which started at 8 p.m., drew an 8.0 rating and 13 share.
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