C's, Magic see ratings boost

December, 27, 2010
12/27/10
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Fernando Medina/Getty ImagesGlen Davis hauls in a rebound against the Magic in Saturday's highly watched holiday showdown.
With a quality five-game slate, the NBA's Christmas broadcasts on ESPN and ABC drew the largest cumulative holiday audience ever. According to fast national ratings, the Celtics-Magic tilt garnered a 4.6 rating (an increase of 39 percent over last year's matchup between the same teams). What's more, the game earned an 11.5 metered market rating in Boston (compared to an 8 in Orlando).

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Chris Forsberg

Celtics reporter, ESPNBoston.com

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Jeff Green
PTS AST STL MIN
16.9 1.7 0.7 34.2
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsJ. Sullinger 8.1
AssistsR. Rondo 9.8
StealsR. Rondo 1.3
BlocksK. Humphries 0.9