TNT's coverage of Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals averaged 4.6 million viewers compared to 5.43 million viewers for Thursday Night Football on the NFL Network. The NBA trailed the NFL by a few hundredths of a point in the 18-49 demographic at 1.87 compared to 1.9.
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets by a final score of 114-108, while the Miami Dolphins beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 31-13. The viewership for the NFL was the lowest tally for a Thursday game since 2016 when the Jaguars played the Tennessee Titans and drew 5.1 million viewers.
Celebrity Family Feud on ABC drew 5.26 million viewers.
During the previous week, Thursday Night Football averaged 6.68 million viewers while Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals brought in 3.48 million viewers.