Bucks television ratings up 326 percent from a year ago

Tuesday February 17th, 2015

Television ratings for the Milwaukee Bucks are up 326 percent at the All-Star break compared to this point last season, Fox Sports Wisconsin announced on Tuesday. 

The increase represents the largest of any team in the league televised on a regional sports network.

According to Nielsen, the Bucks are averaging a 2.26 household rating on Fox Sports Wisconsin this season, which means around 20,000 households in the Milwaukee area regularly tune in to their games. 

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The Bucks are currently 30-23 and No. 6 in the Eastern Conference after a 2013-14 season that saw them finish an NBA-worst 15-67. It was also the team's worst record in franchise history. 

Milwaukee had the No. 2 pick in the 2014 NBA draft and selected Jabari Parker out of Duke. Parker was averaging 12.3 and 5.5 rebounds per game until he tore his ACL in December. 

The Bucks resume play on Friday when they host the Denver Nuggets

- Molly Geary

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