It’s been an unfortunate season for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Considered to be one of the best teams in the West when healthy, OKC has been anything but healthy this year. The reigning MVP Kevin Durant has only played 27 games all season, hampered by foot injuries, Serge Ibaka is currently out after a knee procedure, and Russell Westbrook has also missed considerable time. However, despite many setbacks this season, the Thunder find themselves with a solid lead for the No. 8 seed in the West. They currently lead two teams chasing them, the Phoenix Suns and New Orleans Pelicans, by three and 3.5 games, respectively.
OKC Thunder tickets on the secondary market have an average price of $165.37 for remaining regular season home games at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The most expensive game will be when OKC hosts the Houston Rockets and MVP candidate James Harden on April 5. OKC Thunder tickets for this game are going for a current average price of $217.92 on the secondary market, with the least expensive ticket to get in priced at $46. That is a 31% premium compared to OKC’s remaining regular home season average.
There are doubts about how well the Thunder will do in the playoffs without the services of Durant who the team will know in the next couple of days if the superstar can return this season from his foot injury. With the way Russell Westbrook has been playing since February and the return of Serge Ibaka, the Thunder may just go down as most dangerous eighth seeded team in recent memory.
However, there is still work to be done for Oklahoma City with a tough home remaining home schedule that includes matchups with the Mavericks, another with the Spurs, and their final home game against the Blazers on April 13.