Friday, 15 May 2015
Game 5 most watched in Atlanta Hawks history
According to the Hawks, the television ratings for this year’s postseason are up 67 percent over last season that resulted in a first-round loss to the Pacers. Through 11 games, the average rating locally is 7.2. Ratings for the second-round series against the Wizards are up 23 percent over the first-round series against the Nets.
Game 6 of the semifinal series is Friday in Washington, D.C. The 7 p.m. start will be televised by ESPN. The Hawks lead the best-of-seven series 3-2.