Pacers-Heat game most-watched ever for NBA TV

The Indiana Pacers’ 90-84 victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday

night was the most-watched game ever on the league’s NBA TV


The network says Wednesday that the telecast averaged 920,000

viewers, topping out at more than 1 million from 10:15 to 10:30

p.m. EST.

The game, the first since Miami’s seven-game victory in last

season’s Eastern Conference finals, surpassed the 868,000 total

viewers that watched a Lakers-Portland game on Oct. 31, 2012.

The previous highest game this season came Sunday, when 691,000

watched Kobe Bryant’s return for the Lakers against Toronto.