Last Wednesday's game between the Golden State Warriors and Phoenix Suns averaged 1.62 million viewers on ESPN, representing an increase from last season's game between the Suns and the Dallas Mavericks that drew 1.36 million viewers.
The Suns' 130-119 win over the Warriors was also the ninth most-watched game of the NBA season. The Warriors have played in four out of those nine games.
The first part of last Tuesday's TNT doubleheader between the Grizzlies and Pelicans drew an 0.6 rating, less than half of last season's game between the Warriors and Nets in the same timeslot.
The second half of the doubleheader between the Nets and Kings drew the smallest audience of the season on TNT with 888,000 viewers.