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.
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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.
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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BY: Chris M.