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Game 7 between the Timberwolves and Nuggets averaged a 4.1 rating with 8.41 million viewers across TNT and truTV, the largest audience ever for an early-round playoff game on TNT and the most-watched NBA game of the season.

It peaked at 11.3 million viewers, the fourth most-watched early-round playoff game since 2012. Earlier, Game 7 between the Knicks and Pacers averaged a 3.4 rating with 6.45 million viewers on ABC, down 11% from last year.