This week marks the first time that basketball will be the premier sport in America now that football is over and baseball has yet to begin. The NBA knows this and purposely scheduled some great games to entice some fairweather fans to pick up watching basketball now that they have more free time. The Top 5 games for this week are:
1) 2/3 Detroit Pistons @ Miami Heat - Avg $265 / Get-in $64 / Trend +26%
On Monday the Miami Heat play the up and coming Detroit Pistons at American Airlines Arena. The Heat are tough to beat at home but look for the Pistons to challenge their guards with Brandon Jennings and Rodney Stuckey as Miami Heat tickets are averaging $265 with a Get-in of $64.
2) 2/7 Denver Nuggets @ New York Knicks - Avg $183 / Get-in $35 / Trend -43%
On Friday Carmelo Anthony will play his former team, the Denver Nuggets, at Madison Square Garden as the regular season begins to wind down. Knicks vs Nuggets tickets for this game are presently going for $183 on average but fans can Get-in for as little as $35 after ticket prices have fallen by almost half in the past week.
3) 2/5 Portland Trail Blazers @ New York Knicks - Avg $167 / Get-in $32 / Trend -42%
The New York Knicks also take the third spot on our list of most expensive games this week when they host the Portland Trail Blazers at MSG on Wednesday. Knicks vs Trail Blazers tickets for this game may have dropped by 42% over the last few days but tickets are still going for as $167 on average with a Get-in price of just $32.
4) 2/8 Miami Heat @ Utah Jazz - Avg $149 / Get-in $20 / Trend -3%
Lebron James is one of the most recognizable athletes on the planet which means that when he travels to your town tickets will be more expensive than normal. This is just the case when the Miami Heat travel to Utah on Saturday to play the Jazz. Utah Jazz tickets are almost twice as much as normal Jazz home games averaging $149 with some as low as $20.
5) 2/8 Golden State Warriors @ Phoenix Suns - Avg $148 / Get-in $18 / Trend +3%
Rounding out our Top 5 most expensive games of the week is this game between the Phoenix Suns and the Golden State Warriors. This game falls just behind our #4 game of the week as Suns tickets have gone up 3% recently to currently be going for $147 but fans can Get-in to this game for as little as $18.
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