WHY ARE NBA RATINGS DOWN BUT MARCH MADNESS IS UP?
We’ve talked about the drop in NFL ratings. But now we have a newcomer to the club with the NBA experiencing a 20-percent drop in ratings compared to this time last year. Some would point to the issue of star players resting for prime time games as the biggest reason for the public’s drop in interest.
Why? Because March Madness ratings are up more than 30-percent over this time last year. And based off the money being exchanged on this week’s college basketball betting lines, the ratings increase won’t be slowing down.
Listen to this debate and more on the latest episode of ‘Helmets and Heels’.
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WHY ARE NBA RATINGS DOWN?
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March Madness ratings are up more than 30 percent while NBA ratings have dropped 20 percent.
Is it because star players are resting during prime time games?
Is the league full of babies compared to other eras?
Or is it simply because we already know the teams who will be in the finals?
What's the cause of the drop in NBA ratings?
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