Charlotte Bobcats Have the Worst TV Ratings in the NBA


Granted this season has been a world better for the Charlotte Bobcats over last season, however, that doesn’t mean it’s been a good season by any means. And…the bad news keeps coming in!

Feb 15, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Team Shaq guard Kemba Walker (15) of the Charlotte Bobcats brings the ball up court against Team Chuck forward Anthony Davis (23) of the New Orleans Hornets during the second half of the rising stars challenge during the 2013 NBA All-Star weekend at the Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

According to the Sports Business Journal, the Charlotte Bobcats have the worst television ratings in the entire National Basketball Association.

The Bobcats have an average audience of 7,200 homes per game on the SportSouth network. The average rating is a 0.6 which ranks dead last in the entire league. The SBJ also reports that that is a massive decrease of twenty-two percent form the 2010-11 season.

The Oklahoma City Thunder are the league’s best ratings of the NBA. They’re average rating of 8.6 is a 207% increase in viewership and is forty-five percent more than the leagues second best San Antonio Spurs.

Also at the bottom of the rankings with Charlotte are the: Brooklyn Nets (1.1), Atlanta Hawks (1.0), Washington Wizards (0.9) and the Houston Rockets (0.9).