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Last year’s NBA finalists are leading the way in local television ratings this season. In other news, TNT suffered declines for a recent doubleheader, and NBA TV has had large gains for original programming. NBA Finalists Lead NBA Ratings Race: Oklahoma City Thunder NBA regular season games have averaged a [...]
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