Original title: Xiao Hua was surprised by the low ratings of the Finals, MLB and NFL are hurting the NBA
Beijing time on October 9th, a report from the New York Post reporter Mark Bellman said that well-informed sources revealed that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had low ratings for LeBron James’s fourth career championship finals. Rate surprised.
北京时间10月9日，《纽约邮报》记者马克·贝尔曼（Mark Bellman）的一份报道说，消息灵通的消息显示，NBA专员亚当·西尔弗（Adam Silver）对勒布朗·詹姆斯（LeBron James）的职业生涯第四次总决赛的收视率低。率感到惊讶。
Sources claim that the MLB playoffs and the NFL have caused great harm to the NBA. Because the NBA Finals is held in October when sports events are crowded, many fans choose to watch other professional sports events.
Normally, the NBA finals are held in June every year, avoiding MLB and NFL. It is reported that Xiao Hua’s goal is the 2021 NBA Finals, and he hopes that it will not be held in October.
The ratings of this year's NBA Finals are not ideal. The number of viewers of G1 in the United States was only 7.41 million, which is the lowest record in the history of the NBA Finals since viewership statistics. Unexpectedly, G2, the number of viewers plummeted to 1.7 million, continuing to set a new record low. G3 has 5.94 million viewers, and G4 has 7.54 million. Although G4 has the highest number of viewers in the first four games of the finals, it is still the G4 with the least number of viewers in history.
Xiao Hua said he is not sure whether players will be allowed to wear jerseys that promote social justice messages next season. Also, will social justice information appear on the floor of the NBA arena. It is reported that Xiao Hua will be wary of whether these valuable actions will affect the NBA.
From Xiao Hua's perspective, he hopes that next season, the NBA will play 82 regular season games and some fans will enter the field. On the other hand, Michael Roberts, executive director of the Players Union, revealed that the next NBA season is most likely to be in January or February next year, especially at the end of January or early February.
This year's NBA Finals is underway, and the Lakers currently lead the Heat with a total score of 3-1. According to the schedule, the finals G5 will start on October 10.