NEW YORK (AP) -The NBA playoffs are drawing higher television ratings than they did last season.
The 36 games on TNT through the first two rounds have averaged a 2.4 rating, up 14 percent from last year.
Ratings are up 27 percent on ESPN, averaging a 2.8 over 16 games. Nine games on ABC have averaged a 3.7, a 28 percent increase.

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