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December Clippers Game Schedule

December Clippers Games Start at $9.00

December Clippers Games

December Clippers GamesHere is a look at December Clippers games for both their home games at the Staples Center as well as their away games. Last season there were seventeen December Clippers games. The Clippers ended the month of December winning eleven and losing six. The Clippers went 10-1 at the Staples Center during December.

Pacers at Clippers, December 2
Tickets Start at $20.00
One of the reasons Paul George was against the idea of playing power forward was the fear of going against strong players like Blake Griffin. Well, he will get to experience the full wrath of Blake, as the Clippers power forward will try to bully the Clippers into the win.

Magic at Clippers, December 5
Tickets Start at $35.00
The Clippers will look to exploit the matchups they have an advantage, and the first one is obvious, CP3 is going against a second-year player at point guard, playing against Elfrid Payton. Back in the post, DeAndre Jordan will get to earn his paycheck trying to defend one of the best and most underrated centers in the league in Nicola Vucevic.
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Clippers at Timberwolves, December 7
Tickets Start at $18.00
Two great point guards with excellent court vision will share the floor, as Ricky Rubio and Chris Paul will try to work the angles and find passes that nobody else is seeing. In the paint, Blake Griffin will get a first crack at the No.1 pick from the 2015 Draft, Karl-Anthony Towns. The team is playing excellent defence to start the season, but can he stop a behemoth like Blake Griffin?

LA Clippers Chris PaulClippers at Bucks, December 9
Tickets Start at $13.00
It is offence versus defence in this one, as the Clippers are one of the best offensive teams playing one of the best defensive teams in the league, the Milwaukee Bucks. There will be plenty of interesting matchups, including one of the leading point guards in steals, Michael-Carter Williams and Chris Paul. For fans of the post play, Griffin and Jordan will have their hands full with Greg Monroe.

Clippers at Bulls, December 10
Tickets Start at $58.00
With so many young point guards taking the stage, Chris Paul and Derrick Rose can be classified as veterans in this league. But they are not as old as people might think, and both are trying to show they still belong in the top 5 point guards conversation. The Clippers will have to find someone to guard Jimmy Butler, as the Bulls wing is growing into one of the best two-way players. Lance Stephenson or Wesley Johnson will be best situated for the job.

Clippers at Nets, December 12
Tickets Start at $15.00
In an era where centers are stepping outside to the perimeter, it is refreshing to play someone who is still making his money in the paint. Enter Broke Lopez, a talented center that can score 25+ points on a given night. It will be up to DeAndre Jordan to show he is still one of the best defensive players in the league. At the point guard position, two crafty players in Jarrett Jack and Chris Paul will square off.

Clippers at Pistons, December 14
Tickets start at $9.00
Defence is one of the reasons the Clippers are not having the start many were expecting of them, and paint defence is a big reason why. Enter the Pistons and their dominant young center Andre Drummond. While he scores most of his points on dunks and putbacks, he is almost impossible to stop when he is near the basket. DeAndre Jordan will have to box him out, but can he succeed that for the whole game?

Hello Kitty Night December Clippers GamesBucks at Clippers, December 16
Tickets Start at $31.00
One week after playing the Bucks in Milwaukee, the Clippers will welcome them in Los Angeles, where the young Bucks will have to show they are up for the challenge. The Bucks are an underrated team, but their length makes them one of the few teams that can compete with the Clippers when athleticism is the standard. Giannis Antekounpo and Chris Middleton are two athletic players that the Clippers will have to find a way to stop.
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Clippers at Spurs, December 18
Tickets Start at $60.00
Take your pick, Parker versus Chris Paul, J.J. Redick against Danny Green, Duncan versus Jordan, or Blake Griffin against Lamarcus Aldridge? There is not a single matchup in the starting five that is lopsided, except maybe for Kawhi Leonard against Wesley Johnson. One of the reasons why this matchup is as interesting is how equal and close the teams are in talent level.

LA Clippers Blake GriffinClippers at Rockets, December 19
Tickets Start at $40.00
The Rockets and the Clippers are two biggest disappointments at the start of the season in the Western Conference. The two teams that were at the top of the Conference last year are not at the bottom. Maybe the duel between the two will bring the best out of the teams, and the Clippers and the Rockets will turn the page around.

Thunder at Clippers, December 21
Tickets Start at $90.00
It is always interesting to see Westbrook going against Chris Paul. While CP3 operates mostly on intelligence, craftiness and smart play, Westbrook uses his explosiveness and athleticism to bully opposing point guards. These two go against each other with all that they have. But the Clippers will also have to find someone to guard Kevin Durant. CP3 did it once in the playoffs two years ago, but that was only for short bursts.
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Clippers at Lakers, December 25
Tickets Start at $130.00
The battle for LA hasn’t been so lopsided in a while, at least not for the Clippers. The “other” team in Los Angeles is becoming the first time in the past few seasons thanks to its superior players. Blake Griffin and CP3 will both have young players against them, and you can only assume that the veterans will try to exploit the matchup. But do not forget the duel between Pierce and Kobe Bryant, at least from sentimental reasons.

Clippers at Jazz, December 26
Tickets Start at $32.00
DeAndre Jordan was Rudy Gobert a few seasons ago, tall, athletic center that can block and alter shots at the rim. He is now much more, and the Jazz hopes that Gobert will become as good as or even better than Jordan. Be as it is, the Clippers will have troubles scoring in the paint with Gobert manning the middle

Clippers at Wizards, December 28
Tickets Start at $28.00
It doesn’t get much better than John Wall against Chris Paul. Then there is the shooters duel between J.J. Redick and Bradley Beal. And once you get in the paint, the Polish Hammer will sure try to outplay DeAndre Jordan.

Clippers at Hornets, December 30
Tickets Start at $30.00
It is a game tailor-made for DeAndre Jordan to show his value on the defensive end, as he will have to go against one of the most talented big men in the league in Al Jefferson. Kemba Walker against Chris Paul is another matchup worth watching, as Walker’s game is very similar to the one of CP3.

Clippers at Pelicans, December 31
Tickets Start at $20.00
The Clippers will end the season playing against Anthony Davis, the best young big man, and some might say even the best big man in the league at the moment. Both Griffin and Jordan will have their hands full with Davis, as the young big man can now shoot for 3, post up, and also dunk on almost everyone that is standing in front of him.

December Clippers Games Outcomes:
With the Clippers struggling to get their groove here is a quick look at the 2014-15 December Clippers games outcomes.

The December Clippers games at the Staples Center last season saw them beat the Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, San Antonio Spurs and Washington Wizards. The only December Clippers games loss at home was against the Indiana Pacers.

The December Clippers Games loses on the road last season came at the hands of the Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and the Utah Jazz.

This season the December Clippers game home schedule will only have them playing four times. The Pacers, Magic, Bucks and Thunder will all make their way to the Staples Center in December.

NBA Christmas Day Schedule

NBA Christmas Day Schedule – Five Reasons to Tune in

The National Basketball Association released the NBA official schedule for the 2015-2016 season, and as always, NBA Christmas Day schedule and games are cream of the crop. Many people believe that the official season in the NBA starts after Christmas day, when teams get their feet wet and contenders emerge, while pretenders fall back in the standings. Here are five reasons to tune in on Christmas Day and spend the day and the night watching basketball.

 

NBA Christmas Day Schedule


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Miami Heat vs. New Orleans Pelicans 12:00PM ET

The NBA Christmas Day Schedule kicks off with the Heat hosting the Pelicans and the young rising star, Anthony Davis. This will be the first time fans get to see Davis play on a Christmas day, and the young star will surely not disappoint. The Heat are regulars on Christmas day for the past several years, and they always put on a show. This year’s Christmas day games will be competitive, with almost every team making the playoffs the year before and watching Davis probably destroying the Heat is a nice appetizer.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Chicago Bulls 2:30PM ET

Since the World Cup in 2010, Chicago’s Derrick Rose and Kevin Durant from the Thunder have been marketed as the next generation stars in the NBA. And While Durant has established himself as one of the top 5 players in the league, Rose won an MVP award following the World Cup, but has been injured ever since. The Thunder and the Bulls were and still are up and coming teams, and they have had several Christmas day matchups in the past few years. The two teams play either on opening night, or on Christmas. And since they meet just twice during the regular season, watching them on Christmas makes it that much more special.

Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 5:00PM ET

The Cavs at Warriors matchup is the highlight of the NBA Christmas day schedule. This will be the first time the two teams meet after the Finals, and this time, the Cavs might be healthy. With Love, James, Irving, Curry, Thompson, Green and Iguodala, there are more than enough stars on the floor to entice your attention. Toss in Lebron’s motivation for revenge, and this might turn into a playoff atmosphere game, if not Finals atmosphere. By Christmas, we might even know the roster for Team USA, and both Curry and Irving compete for a spot. If one of them doesn’t make the cut, he will definitely have a reason more to go at the other.

Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs 8:00PM ET

The battle for supremacy between Texas teams is one of the most interesting and intriguing in the league. The Christmas Day schedule will take us to Houston, where the Rockets will welcome the new, refreshed Spurs team that is hoping to get back to the Finals. The Rockets have the same goal in mind, with this being a crucial year for them as Dwight Howard is nearing free agency. The Rockets have their own Big Three in Howard, Harden and Ty Lawson. And if Lawson manages to keep his head in the game, the race to the division title in the Southwest division might be one for the ages.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Los Angeles Clippers Tickets 10:30PM ET

It is the swan song for Kobe Bryant, one of the best players in the past 20 years. Bryant left a significant stamp on the league, and this might be the last time fans get to see him on Christmas. Kobe has hinted this might be his last season in the league, and it will all depend on his health at the end of the season. But coming back from serious injuries the past two seasons, one has to wonder how long till Kobe says enough is enough. The Lakers Clippers game is the last game on the 2015 NBA Christmas Day Schedule.

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Trail Blazers Ticket Deals

Many will classify the Portland Trail Blazers as a jump shooting team, and it has been long said that teams shooting too many jumpers cannot compete for a championship. But the Blazers also have the third-best defence in the league, just behind the Warriors and the Rockets. Their offence is also in the top 10, ranked 8th. This year, it seems like the Blazers are finally ready for the big stage. Aldridge and Lillard are playing at an All-Star level, and their equal pieces are playing great. The addition of Steve Blake and Chris Kaman has bolstered their bench. All in all, the Blazers are poised to win the Northwest division, and if all goes well, might even compete for a championship this season. They were fifth in the West last year, and this year they have a chance to be in the upper four teams, with home court advantage until the West Finals.

Trail Blazers Attendance:
The Blazers are ranked 8th for home attendance averaging 19,488 (93.1%) a game at the Moda Center in 2015 which is down from their 2014 attendance of 19,746 (95%) per game. Currently, the Trail Blazers have 18-4 record at home. The Blazers are 12-7 on the road with an average of 16,456 per game which is down -4.94% from their 2014 average of 17,312 (91.1%) on the road. Both 2014/15 averages are down from for their attendance at the Moda Center during their 2012 season which averaged 20,496 per game.

Trail Blazers Ticket Prices
Trail Blazers tickets at the Moda Center in 2015 are currently averaging $60.00 per ticket which is a -57.14 drop from their Dec 2014 average ticket price of $140.00 per ticket. Blazers average ticket prices on the secondary market are also down -14.28% from their 2012 price of $70.00 per ticket. This gives you the chance to get some great Trail Blazers Ticket Deals for the Moda Center as well as road games due to the average ticket price for a Blazers road game is down -18% on the secondary market.

Here is a look at five key Trail Blazers Games Coming Up.

Spurs @ Trail Blazers, Moda Center, February 25,
Starting price $27, Average price $47
If the playoffs started today, the Blazers and the Spurs would be opponents in the first round. The teams meet last year in the playoffs, and the Spurs rolled over the Blazers, winning 4-1. This year, Portland has won the two regular-season matchups. The better they play versus the San Antonio Spurs, the bigger their confidence would be. After last years dismantle, the Blazers must show and prove they can compete with the best of the best. View all Spurs vs Trail Blazers ticket deals at the Moda Center.

Thunder @ Trail Blazers, Moda Center, February 27,
Starting price $43, Average price $63
Chances are the two teams might not face in the playoffs, but they are division rivals. The Blazers won the first two matchups, but back then, Durant and Westbrook were not playing or were rusty. The division title is likely secured as well, but it is always better to be sure. View all Thunder vs Trail Blazers ticket deals at the Moda Center.

Rockets @ Trail Blazers, Moda Center, March 11,
Starting price $23, Average price $56
The Rockets and the Blazers will be one of the top four teams in the league. That is almost certain. However, exact rankings are to be decided, and direct duels go a long way in the Western Conference. Being second or third makes the difference between home court in the first two rounds or just the first round. However, in this case, some teams might want to avoid the 2nd spot in the West, as it might mean a date with the Spurs in the first round. View all Rockets vs Trail Blazers ticket deals at the Moda Center.

Trail Blazers @ Grizzlies, FedEx Forum, March 21,
Starting price $16, Average price $29
The Grizzlies are one of the few teams in the league that can compete with the large frontline of the Blazers. Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph are beasts under the basket. This is one of the few matchups where Aldridge must defend in the post, a role he is not pleased to do so. Usually, the Blazers use Robin Lopez to defend the post, but the Grizzlies employ two big men in the post. View all Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies ticket deals at the FedEx Forum.

Trail Blazers @ Warriors, Oracle Arena, April 9,
Starting price $45, Average price $77
The two best teams in the West will likely compete till the end of the season. Two other teams that can realistically get the top spot are the Houston Rockets and Memphis Grizzlies. If the Blazers stay second, they will likely have to go through Golden State and win on the road to get to the Finals. Getting a preview of the atmosphere during the regular season won’t hurt. View all Warriors vs Trail Blazers Ticket Deals for the Oracle Arena.

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OKC Thunder Tickets

OKC Thunder Tickets Down 36%

The Thunder were supposed to be fighting for a top spot in the West this season, not fighting for a playoff spot. But they are the team most hit by injuries to key players. Faced with the possibility of missing the playoff for the first time since 2009, the Thunder must soar to one of the last two playoff spots. They are 4 games behind Phoenix and five games behind San Antonio. Another problem for the Thunder is the New Orleans Pelicans, a team above the Thunder in the rankings.

The Thunder are ranked 13th in attendance for home games at the Chesapeake Arena averaging 18,203 per game in 2015 which has been constant since 2012/2013. The Thunder has a 12-7 record at home so far. OKC Thunder opening day ticket prices on the secondary market have dropped -36.61% from their high at the start of the 2014/15 season of $142.00 per ticket down to $90.00 per ticket average currently.

Thunder On The Road
OKC is struggling on the road with a 7-13 record and averaging 17,018 (89%) in attendance this season which is down -7.18% from their 2013 average of 18,335 per game. OKC Thunder tickets for road games are averaging $67.00 per ticket which is a decrease of -24.71% since the start of the 2014/15 season.

Here is a look at the Top 5 Games the OKC Thunder have coming up:

Timberwolves @ Thunder, Chesapeake Arena, January 26,
Starting price $22, Average price $58
The Thunder have the commodity of playing in the same division as the lowly Timberwolves. It is not just this game, but two more by the end of the season the Thunder will play versus Minnesota. And for a team desperate for easy wins, it doesn’t get as easy as playing the Timberwolves four times in the season. View all Thunder vs Timberwolves tickets at the Chesapeake Arena.

Thunder @ Pelicans, Smoothie King Center, February 4,
Starting price $8, Average price $32
The Thunder lost the first games of the season versus the Pelicans, but those were with half of the team injured. Now they have Westbrook and Durant back in uniform, which could be enough for the Thunder to win on the road. They will play the Pelicans at home just two nights later, which gives them a great chance to even things out with the team from New Orleans. View all Thunder vs Pelicans tickets at the Smoothie King Center. OKC Thunder tickets for their game against the Pelicans Feb 4th at the Chesapeake Arena start at $37.00 per ticket and are averaging $62.00.

Thunder @ Suns, US Airways Center, February 26,
Starting price $43, Average price $83
Unlike their duels with the Pelicans, the Thunder won two of the duels with the Phoenix Suns. Should they get into the playoffs, they must continue the success versus the Suns, a team that is three games in front of the Thunder in the standings. They will play one more game in Phoenix in April. The first two duels, which the Thunder won, were played in Oklahoma City. View Phoenix Suns vs the OKC Thunder Tickets at the US Airways Center.

Lakers @ Thunder, Staples Center, March 1,
Starting price $60, Average price $137
Same as with the Timberwolves, the Thunder must rack up a couple of easy wins in order to make up ground with the playoff teams. The first duel between the teams was as close as possible, with the Thunder wining 104-103. They will play one more game by the end of March, in Oklahoma. View all Lakers vs Thunder tickets for the Staples Center. You can also purchase OKC Thunder tickets for their meeting with the Lakers at the Chesapeake Energy Center.

Trail Blazers @ Thunder, Chesapeake Arena, April 13,
Starting price $29, Average price $66
Before the season started, the Thunder and the Blazers were supposed to battle for the title in the Northwest division. Just half the season in, Portland has the title wrapped up. The Trail Blazers have won two of the first duels between the two teams. For the Thunder, beating Portland has additional confidence value, given the fact they might meet in the playoffs. But they will also have to beat them at least once this season. View all Thunder vs Trail Blazers tickets for the Chesapeake Arena.

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Top NBA Tickets and Attendance as of December 2014

A look at the NBA Ticket pricing on the secondary market for each of the teams in a comparison of 2013/14 vs 2014/15. The Detroit Pistons have the most significant drop in the average ticket price of more than 40% since last season while the Cavaliers have the highest rise in percentage at 185.71% since 2013.

Team2014 Avg Price2013 Avg Price%2014 Avg Attendance2013 Avg Attendance
76ers$61$4827%1410416717
Bucks$75$5633%1472015035
Bulls$120$133-9.77%2199621876
Cavaliers$240$84185.71%2056216192
Celtics$75$98-23.46%
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Clippers$85$91-6.59%1909619226
Grizzlies$63$105-40%
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Hawks$85$5360.37%
1560215125
Heat$95$145-34.48%
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Hornets$80$7014.28%
1715415324
Jazz$47$3438.23%
1844018680
Kings$81$4772.34%
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Knicks$153$187-18.18%
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Lakers$145$187-22.45%
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Magic$75$4374.41%


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Mavericks$101$109-7.33%
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Nets$93$859.41%
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Nuggets$45$57-21.05%
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Pacers$52$65-20%
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Pelicans$47$53-11.32%
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Pistons$35$59-40.67%
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Raptors$86$6532.30%
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Rockets$102$7536%
1811816672
Spurs$93$7917.72%
1866018431
Suns$95$8117.28%
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Thunder$97$115-15.65%
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Timberwolves$62$5024%
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Trail Blazers$77$5442%
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Warriors$140$8172.83%
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Wizards$78$5834.48%
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How do the regular season average NBA ticket prices compare to games on Christmas?

Washington Wizards at New York Knicks | Avg Price:$350.00 | +128.75%
12/25/14 Madison Square Garden 12:00pm ET
The Wizards at Knicks on Christmas day at Madison Square Garden has a jump of 128.75% for the average Knicks ticket price of a regular season game. The Knicks come into the game on a five-game losing streak and have a home record of 3-12 while the Wizards come to the Madison Square Garden the winners of their last four games and have a road record 6-4. The Washington Wizards won their only meeting so far this season against the Knicks 98-83 on November 4th.

Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs | Avg Price:$175.00 | +88.17%
12/25/14 AT&T Center 2:30pm ET
The OKC Thunder come into the AT&T Center with a 13-16 record in the Western Conference looking to stop their two game slide. OKC is just 6-9 on the road but are 7-3 in their last ten games compared to the Spurs who are 9-4 on home court and 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Spurs vs Thunder game has jumped the average Spurs ticket price of $93.00 per ticket 88.17% to $175.00 a ticket.

Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat | Avg Price:$342.00 | +260%
12/25/14 American Airlines Arena 5:00pm ET
The return of King James to the American Airlines Arena has driven the average ticket price up 260% from the $95.00 per ticket average to $342.00 per ticket. Without Lebron James the Miami Heat are still hanging in there as they are currently ranked 7th in the Eastern Conference and have 5-10 home record while the Cleveland Cavaliers are starting to find their groove together and are on a three-game win streak coming into Miami and are 6-5 on the road.
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Los Angeles Lakers at Chicago Bulls | Avg Price:$277 | +130.83%
12/25/14 United Center 8:00pm ET
Although Kobe Bryant sat out in the win against the Golden State Warriors, he won’t be sitting out in a game on National TV, and you can expect him to put on a show. Bulls ticket prices on the secondary market have been averaging $120 a ticket and have jumped 130.88% for this game. The Lakers come to the United Center on a one-game winning streak with a 5-9 road record against the Bulls who are currently 6-5 on their home court and winners of their last four games.

Golden State Clippers at Los Angeles Clippers | Avg. Price: $238.04 | +180.04%
Staples Center 10:30pm ET
Stephen Curry and the Warriors return to the Los Angeles Staples Center after a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers looking for some revenge even if it’s against the Clippers. The Warriors are the hottest team in the NBA with the best record of 23-4 with a 15-4 record against Western Conference teams and a 5-2 record against divisional teams. The Clippers are struggling to find themselves this year and come into this divisional rivalry game on National TV with an 11-3 record on the Staples Center court. Clippers vs Warriors ticket prices on the secondary market on average have jumped up 180.04% from the $85.00 per ticket average. Get’in’s for the 12/25 game are at $135 per ticket which is a 187.23% rise in ticket price from their March 31st game at the Staples Center of $47.00 per ticket. It is also a 138% rise in the Get In price on the secondary ticking market for the Warriors vs Clippers game at the Oracle Arena on March 8th. The Warriors won their first game against the Clippers this season on November 5th 121-104 at the Oracle Arena.

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Cavaliers February Schedule

Bulls & Thunder Top Tickets On Cavaliers January Schedule

The Cavs are slowly starting to look like the championship contender many envisioned them to be when they signed LeBron James and traded for Kevin Love. There are still bumps on the road, and the roles are not clearly defined, but the team is playing better and better. It took the Heat one year to find out how they should play, and an injury to Chris Bosh to finally grasp and embrace the idea of position-less basketball and place the ball in James’ hands. The Cavs took less time, as Irving is slowly learning to play off the ball, and let LeBron create more for others. The biggest problem is their defence, but they are getting there. LeBron claimed they should win all 82 rebound battles during the season, but that hasn’t happened, even though the team has excellent rebounders in Anderson Varejao and Kevin Love. This is their home schedule for the Quicken Loans Arena January.

Cavs vs Mavs, January 4, Average price $72

One team that can fully explore Cavs weakness on the defensive end is the Mavericks. They have the best offence in the NBA by far, and with so many weapons, teams have a hard time holding the Mavs below 100 points per possession. Tyson Chandler owns the glass, and if the Cavs are not careful, he will punish them. Cavaliers vs Mavericks Tickets starting price is $66.00

Cavs vs Rockets, January 7, Average price $86

Another duel where the Cavs are poised to lose the rebound battle. Just a few days after hosting the Mavs and Tyson Chandler, Dwight Howard and the Rockets are in town. And the Rockets are another team with many weapons, particularly on the perimeter, where they can shoot lights out. James might have to guard Harden, the leading scorer at the moment. Love is one player that can hurt the Rockets, as they do not have someone who can step out and is mobile enough to guard Love.

Cavs vs Bulls, January 19, Average price $189

The duel of two former MVP players is sure to produce some entertainment, and probably some bad blood. James is not liked in Chicago, and neither does he love the Bulls. Joakim Noah has tossed some words towards LeBron multiple times. While he was with the Heat, James was an obstacle the Bulls could not pass. Now with the Cavs, he might be even more dangerous. And we cannot forget Kyrie Irving and his duel with Derrick Rose.
Cavs vs Jazz, January 21, Starting price $34, Average price $78

You better bet LeBron hasn’t forgotten the first duel between the teams and Gordon Hayward’s game-winning shot over James. The Jazz better is prepared for James’s revenge, as he is known to remember things. Even though he doesn’t show it, LeBron is a player with a long memory. And he knows how hard his duels with the Jazz are, and how much he hates losing in Utah. Now at home, he will probably show them good he is.

Cavs vs Hornets, January 23, Average price $189

The Hornets are looking to trade Lance Stephenson; the player LeBron loves to play against. The Cavs won the first duel of the season. The Hornets are still in a mess, but they do have one player that can punish Cleveland, and his name is Big Al Jefferson. No player on Cavs roster can guard Jefferson inside, and he was a problem for James as well. The point guard matchup between Kemba Walker and Kyrie Irving is another one to watch for.

Cavs vs Thunder, January 25, Average price $147

Is there a better matchup and a duel in the league than this one? The Thunder won the first game of the season, but that was with James in street clothes. Just think about, Ibaka vs Love, Irving vs Westbrook, and of course, James vs Durant. Three premium matchups at three different positions make this game a must watch.
Cavs vs Blazers, January 28, Average price $90

In the first week of the season, the Blazers dominated the Cavs in their first matchup. But Cleveland is a much better team now, with chemistry improved and their team play improved as well. The teams have top 5 players on two crucial positions, point guard and power forward. However, how Batum defends LeBron might decide the duel. And we cannot forget Wesley Matthews, a player who thinks is the best at his position and can go hot on a given night.

Cavs vs Kings, January 30, Average price $193

The Kings might be a different team by the time this two meet. Fresh out of firing Mike Malone, the Kings are looking to play at a faster pace. Their biggest problem is Demarcus Cousins and his health, as the big man has missed a few games due to illness. When he is in the lineup, he is probably the most dominant post big man in the league, which could spell trouble for the Cavs. Cavaliers vs Kings Tickets starting price is $77.00

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Thunder & Cavaliers Top Warriors Tickets In January

The Warriors are starting the New Year with their first four games playing at home, at Oracle Arena. The team that is hottest in the NBA, and arguably looking like the best title contender, will host some of the better quality teams in January. But with the way Stephen Curry, Clay Thompson, and Co. are playing, it looks like nothing can stop them. They are winning ugly games, they are winning high scoring games, and everything in between. Curry is a legitimate MVP candidate, and Steve Kerr has made some adjustments that have placed the Warriors in top 10 for both offensive and defensive rating. Here is the Warriors ticket prices and schedule for their home games at the Oracle Arena in January.

Warriors vs Raptors, January 2, Average price $104

If DeMar DeRozan is healthy and ready to go, this might be the duel of the two best teams from each conference. The Raptors might still be No.1 in the East, but without DeRozan, they are a different team. And with him in the lineup, fans will get a chance to see two of the best backcourts in the league: Curry + Thompson vs Lowry + DeRozan.
Warriors vs Thunder, January 5, Average price $113

The Warriors won the first matchup, but that was without Durant and Westbrook in the lineup. With its dynamic duo back and healthy, the Thunder are rolling. Games versus the Warriors and other elite teams in the West are measuring stick, and Durant would sure love to send a message. OKC might not be in the top 4 in the rankings by then, but they will be there by the end of the season.

Warriors vs Pacers, January 7, Average price $67

Even without Paul George, the Pacers are an excellent defensive team. Roy Hibbert is back to his usual self, and under Coach Frank Vogel, the Pacers will defend. The problem is their scoring, and versus the defence of the Warriors, points do not come easy. This should be an easy win for the Warriors, but you never know.

Warriors vs Cavaliers, January 9, Average price $200

The Cavaliers are starting to figure things out, which should serve as a great building block for a fantastic game. Throw in the fact that the Warriors had the chance to trade for Kevin Love, but choose to stick with the Splash Brothers instead, and there is enough intrigue to make this game one for the ages. And we haven’t even got to the point guard duel of two magicians with the ball.

Warriors vs Heat, January 14, Average price $185

As with many other teams they faced this season, the Warriors routed the Heat in their first matchup. This time, they will be playing on the second night of a back to back set, having played in Utah the previous night. But with the way, the Heat are playing, and the injuries they are facing, they might be easy prey for the Warriors.

Warriors vs Nuggets, January 19, Average price $45

The game will feature two point guards selected in the 2009 draft, with Curry going 7th and Ty Lawson going 18th to the Nuggets. It was a point guard heavy class, and five years later, we see how good some of the prospects have developed. Lawson and Curry are arguably the two best point guards in the class, and they will have the chance to go head to head.

Warriors vs Rockets, January 21, Starting price $32, Average price $80

The Houston Rockets opening game vs Warriors met two times this season, and GSW won both duels by a wide margin. However, things will be different now with Dwight Howard in the lineup and look spry as ever. James Harden couldn’t take the Warriors by himself, but he will have his big guy helping him in this one. The duel between Harden and the Splash brothers is exciting enough, with all three players able to go 30+ points on a given night, but toss in Howard, and things are even more interesting.

Warriors vs Kings, January 23, Average price $75

How quickly things change in the NBA. The Kings were looking great in November and were challenging for a playoff spot. Then Demarcus Cousins got hurt, and the Kings are falling. They fired their coach, and until they hire a new one and install an identity, they will be an easy target for all teams, especially title contenders such as the Warriors.

Warriors vs Celtics, January 25, Average price $67

If Rajon Rondo is still wearing green by this time, this will be one hell of a matchup. While nothing is imminent, there are rumours the Cs might trade him. But while in green, he lives for moments and matchups like these. Rondo loves going versus the elite point guards, and Curry is a challenge enough to motivate Rondo, the triple-double machine.

Warriors vs Bulls, January 27, Average price $70

Two days after facing Rondo, Curry will have to face Derrick Rose, another great point guard. But Curry is no stranger to facing elite guards and shooting all over them. He has become so versatile and impossible to guard, as he can shoot, pass, dribble, drive to the basket and everything in between. The Chicago Bulls however, pose a challenge due to their stiff defense. Another interesting matchup is Butler vs Thompson, two young shooting guards on the rise.
Warriors vs Suns, January 31, Average price $84

Playing on the second night of back to back is a challenge enough. Going against three guards and their fast tempo is even more challenging. A bonus for the matchup is the first duel between the two. The Phoenix Suns on Opening day are one of the few teams to have beaten the Warriors this season.

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Lakers Game at LA Staples Center

Lakers December To Remember

The Lakers ended their 4-10 November record on a high note with a 129-122 victory over the Toronto Raptors, Kobe Bryant getting his 6,000 assist as well as a triple-double becoming the first NBA player in history to score 30,000 points and 6,000 assists. The December Lakers Schedule will feature two of the best teams in the West as the Thunder and Warriors will be coming to the Staples Center.

Lakers vs Pelicans December 7, Average ticket price – $54
The Pelicans who are 7-8 won the first time the teams meet, but that was in New Orleans. Anthony Davis is playing on an MVP level this year, leading the league at PER (34 at the moment), and this is his first visit to the Staples Center this year. Davis and the Pelicans will come for a visit again in April. The December game is his chance to shine on one of the brightest stages in the NBA. Lakers vs Pelicans tickets start at $25.00 per ticket.

Lakers vs Kings, December 9, Average price – $80
More than half of the experts in the league expected the Kings to be a lottery bound team. However, a month into the season and the Kings are just half a game out of the NBA playoff picture, with a realistic shot to make the playoffs this season. Demarcus Cousins is the second best big man in the league at the moment, trailing only Anthony Davis. Fans at the Staples have a chance to see two of the best big man in the league in a span of just a few days. Lakers vs Kings Tickets start at $26.00 per ticket.

Lakers vs Thunder, December 19, Average Price $127
By the time the Thunder came into town, Kevin Durant might be healthy. Even if he is not ready to go, hometown Russell Westbrook is healthy, and in his first game back from injury, Westbrook exploded versus the Knicks. The Thunder are one of the most exciting teams to watch, and they have a little history with the Lakers. Someone is going to have a big night, be it Westbrook, Durant or Kobe. Lakers vs Thunder tickets start at $62.00 per ticket.

Lakers vs Warriors, December 23, Average Price $140
Steph Curry schooled Bryant during a preseason game, and he got a tap on the shoulder from the Black Mamba. This game has the potential to be a high scoring game or a shooting matchup. With the Splash Brothers on one side and Kobe competitiveness on the other, fans are the real winners. Kobe doesn’t forget easily, and he might go directly at the Splash Brothers and challenge them as much as possible. Lakers vs Warriors tickets start at $58.00 per ticket.

Lakers vs Suns, December 28, Average Price $90
Another show time team comes into town just before the New Year’s Eve. Phoenix is currently ranked 8th in the West; a spot Lakers hoped to occupy at the start of the season. With a three-guard lineup, the Suns are fun and exciting, and they play at a fast pace. Thanks to Gerald Green, every game provides at least two highlights. Not that the Lakers play slow, they also like to push the pace. And as much as Gerald Green can do, Wesley Johnson can also provide few highlights here and there. Lakers vs Suns tickets start at $47.00 per ticket.

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What does Kevin Durant’s injury mean for the Western Conference?

As the Los Angeles Clippers ready for the regular season, news broke on Sunday that Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder is dealing with a Jones Fracture in his right foot and will miss at least the first month of the season. The fracture at the base of his small toe reportedly will keep Durant out 6 to 8 weeks at a minimum, with some speculating that the Thunder could look to keep Durant out even longer to err on the side of caution with the injury.

It’s the second consecutive year the Thunder has to deal with a major injury to a key player at the beginning of the regular season. Last year the Thunder were without star point guard Russell Westbrook at the beginning of the year, an injury the Thunder were able to overcome and still finish with the second best record in the Western Conference. The injury to Durant could be much more significant. In Reggie Jackson, one of the best backup point guards in the NBA, Oklahoma City had a solid replacement for Westbrook, something that simply doesn’t exist for Durant. Depending on how much time Durant misses the Thunder will likely struggle without Durant, a factor that can impact the rest of the Western Conference teams.

How big of an impact is the injury to Durant on the Clippers chances to earn the best record in the Western Conference? It could be potentially significant.

More than anything the injury to Durant is a reminder that injury luck in the NBA can be fleeting, and the Thunder have had good luck with injuries during their run of strong play over the past several years, before last season. Now it’s Durant who’s on the sidelines with Westbrook forced to take a bigger role in the offence. The one constant has been Durant, who has missed only six total games in the past five seasons, including the postseason. The Thunder have not had to play without their superstar for any significant stretch in the past five years, a major factor in their ability to always finish in the top two in the Western Conference.

Durant could miss 15 to 30 games if you take into account the full range of recovery that experts have laid out. If Durant misses the more significant number of games, the Thunder could be in a significant hole to the Clippers and Spurs when it comes to best record and the all-important home-court advantage in the playoffs, a significant factor in the Thunder defeat of the Clippers in last year’s playoffs. The absence of Durant could mean the Thunder go from a 60 win team to a 53 to 55 win team, a factor that may not only put the Thunder behind the Clippers and Spurs, but could potentially put them in a group of teams that includes the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets.

The Thunder need to be careful with Durant and have his long-term health in mind. Although many players recover quickly from such injuries, there are cases like Brook Lopez and Yao Ming where foot injuries have lingered for a more extended period. If the Thunder are more conservative with Durant, it’s a significant opportunity for the Clippers to earn home-court advantage throughout the Western Conference playoffs.

You can purchase Clippers vs Thunder Tickets for their opening game on Oct 30th at the LA Staples Center.Chris M.

Which NBA teams will be the top powerhouses in the West next season?

Western Conference

NBA WEST

One thing is certain. The NBA will not be the same any more. The 2014 – 2015 season will be different than the previous one. The balances in the NBA have now changed. The dynasty of the Miami Heat is over, with LeBron moving to Cleveland. We’ve already seen many more changes during the first three weeks of the free agency. And some more are about to come. Let’s have a look at the Western Conference and try to predict which teams will be at the top next season.

Los Angeles Clippers

The Clips haven’t performed any radical changes up to now in the offseason but why should they after all? Lob City is already a powerful team, and it needed just a few tweaks to make it to the next level. The Clips will enter the 2014 – 2015 campaign as one of the top contenders in the NBA and they will be one of the elite teams in the West, too. The addition of Spencer Hawes is a significant one. If there was one point, the Clippers bled last season that was the backup of their front line. Doc Rivers will now continue his work and try to lead the Clips to the top.

San Antonio Spurs

Despite their age, the San Antonio Spurs will be one of the top teams in the West for yet another season, in 2014 – 2015. With Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili back, the Spurs will continue to be one of the strongest powerhouses in the entire NBA, and they are projected to enter the upcoming season as one of the top favourites for the NBA Championship, once again.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook didn’t manage to lift the OKC Thunder over the Spurs during the 2014 Western Conference Finals. Now, they will get one more chance. The Thunder will continue their efforts next season with almost the same formation they closed the 2013 – 2014 campaign. Will this be the season the Thunder manage to make it to the top?

Golden State Warriors

The Warriors recorded a breakaway season in 2013 – 2014. They established themselves as one of the top teams in the West, and they even made their presence felt during the postseason. Now, with a new head coach, Steve Kerr and with all the necessary changes in their roster done, the Dubs are looking to compete for the NBA Championship in 2014 – 2015 seriously. Their efforts to land Kevin Love have been unsuccessful up to now. Nevertheless, even if the Warriors move on with their current formation, they will be one of the powerhouses in the tough Western Conference.

Portland Trail Blazers

If the core of the Blazers is healthy next season, Rip City will go deep into championship contention. The Blazers already added Chris Kaman, who will back up Robin Lopez. CJ McCollum will also be back healthy, and the Blazers may add one or two more players during the summer. Rip City will be one of the top teams in the West.