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Mickey Mouse Appeared in the Virtual Crowd at NBA Finals, Game 5 Tops Friday Ratings

Mickey Mouse Appeared in the Virtual Crowd at NBA Finals, Game 5 Tops Friday Ratings

  • Miami Heat's win over the Los Angeles Lakers forced Game 6 set for Sunday.

The beloved Disney icon Mickey Mouse virtually attended Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Friday for some Heat vs. Lakers action.

“He’s like Lebron. He doesn’t age. He looks the same as he did years ago,” ESPN commentator Mike Breen noted.

Game 5 saw Miami Heat spoil the Los Angeles Lakers chance to capture its 17th world championship by scoring 111-108, forcing Game 6 set for Sunday night in the bubble at Walt Disney World.

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“We got a hell of a look to win the game, to win the series,” LeBron James said. “It didn’t go down.”

After seeing historic lows in ratings during the overall series, Game 5 topped ratings for Friday night. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed to modify activism in politics and social justice for the upcoming year, attributing these as factors to declining ratings according to observers.

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