Finals tie 2011 TV rating
MIAMI -- The NBA Finals have matched last year's average television rating with one fewer game.
The Heat's championship-clinching victory Thursday night earned a 10.9 rating, up 1 percent from last year's Game 5.
In Miami, the game drew a 40.3 rating, the highest for an NBA game in the market.
Ratings represent the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned to a program.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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