Game 5 of the NBA Finals recorded a 2.0 Nielson rating, featuring a total of 5.7 million viewers.

The 5.7 million viewers represents the highest viewership of the NBA Finals thus far. 

Adam Silver is reportedly surprised by the low ratings of the NBA Finals, with Game 1 recording 5.31 million viewers. 

Game 5 was also the first game of the season broadcast on China's CCTV