Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/4/12
The answer to "Are you watching this?!" with every Rajon Rondo pass, LeBron James frown and ridiculously long timeout on Sunday night was an emphatic yes. Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Celtics and Heat drew a rating of 7.9, a record for an NBA playoff game on cable since tracking began in 2003, according to ESPN. The rating was 20.7 in Boston, which enjoyed Keyon Dooling 3-pointers and double-digit leads most of the way until Miami made a comeback and sent the game to overtime. The game's rating was 39 percent higher than last season's peak,...

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