NBA playoffs rating falls of drastically this year. The NBA TV rating fall down by 27% causing a major threat for NBA owner. There can be a lot of reason for the fall of ratings, the owners need to sort out soon or they will be in major financial loss. Even though, NBA have great fan following across the globe but stil NBA is seeing a downfall. NBA is a popular streaming platform and allow viewers to watch on go with NBA pass. NBA ratings are low as compared to last year.
Reason for NBA downfall
NBA is seeing involved in the political matters a lot these days. It can be witnessed by everyone in the United Stated of America. The rest of the people across the globe to fell this. NBA got so busy in the politics, that they didn’t thought of focusing on basketball. This is now causing a major downfall in the ratings. NBA rating has gone down upto whopping 12% compared to last season in one season only.
Panademic and the NBA
There are plenty of NBA league viewers across the world, but still NBA rating is going down. Amidst the panademic, NBA owners thought that the rating would take a drastic jump this year as the people are at home and can’t come to the Arena. On Contrary to that, the NBA rating falls to 27% in the first round of the NBA playoff. Game 7 between Houston and Oklahoma City Thunder got more than 4 million viewers, but the performance of other matches were not able to gain that much viewers.
Statement on NBA downfall
Donald Trump, president of the USA shared same thought as other people are saying. He tweeted
“People are tired of watching the highly political @NBA. Basketball ratings are WAY down, and they won’t be coming back. I hope football and baseball are watching and learning because the same thing will be happening to them. Stand tall for our Country and our Flag”!!!
“Ratings is a matter of concern for the league and its commissioner” – Adam Silver.
NBA is well known streaming platform for basketball fan. It has been hit for several years. But this time the NBA officials have to take some serious efforts so that they don’t face financial loss. Plus the viewers will also loose interest in NBA if they continue to serve attention in politics more than on Basketball. We hope that they resolve this issue and see a jump at rating.