- Associated Press - Friday, June 5, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA Finals’ Game 1 has drawn its highest television rating since the series moved to ABC in 2003.

The Golden State Warriors’ overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night averaged a 10.6 rating.

ESPN said Friday that the nearly 17.8 million viewers were up 21 percent from the almost 14.7 million for last year’s opener between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat.

Ratings represent the percentage of U.S. homes with televisions tuned to a program.

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