Both TNT and ESPN have shown double-digit drops so far to begin the 19-20 NBA season.
TNT's coverage is down 22 percent while ESPN has dropped by 19 percent.
The NBA's RSN numbers are down seven percent. While the Orlando Magic (+125 percent) and Atlanta Hawks (+43 percent) have seen gains, the Washington Wizards are down 57 percent and are the NBA team with the biggest drop. The Golden State Warriors are down 51 percent as they are without Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson after losing Kevin Durant to free agency.
More than half the NBA's games televised on ESPN and TNT so far this season have had one or more stars missing due to injury.