The NBA remains a very hot commodity in the video game industry. The NBA Finals Championships had some 16.9 million people tuning in to see LeBron James and the Miami Heat defeat the Oklahoma Thunder in five games. And now the 2012 NBA Draft is one of the deepest in years.
The NBA Draft has seen increased viewership over the last three years, with last year’s draft netting an average of 3.2 million viewers. Over the last five years, the NBA Draft has averaged close to 2.9 million viewers.
This year’s top pick, Anthony Davis, is looking forward to going virtual in this fall’s NBA games. The future of the New Orleans Hornets talks games in the video below.