The Houston Rockets have clinched a playoff spot for the third straight season, but still have much to play for with eight games still remaining on their schedule. Houston is still in position to take the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference and clinch their division, trailing the Memphis Grizzlies by just a half game for both spots. White the Rockets have found new found success during the regular season, it hasn’t materialized yet in the playoffs following two early first round exits. It’s not determined yet who Houston will face in the first round, but if the season ended today the Rockets would find themselves in a tough best of seven series with the defending champs, the San Antonio Spurs.
There are still four regular season home games remaining for the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center. Rockets tickets for their remaining four home games are going for an overall average price of $147.11 on the secondary market. Houston’s most expensive game is an April 10 meeting with the San Antonio Spurs with tickets going for an average price of $204.81 on the secondary market and a get-in price of $60.
Come playoff time, Rockets playoff tickets will see an 82% premium compared to the Rockets’ home average of remaining games. The average price for their first two home games is currently $268.12. Tickets for their Home Game 1 are listed for an average price of $282.51 on the secondary market, with a get-in price of $83. For Home Game 2, Rockets playoff tickets have a secondary average price of $253.62 and a get-in price of $86. As the Rockets will likely be a top four seed, those games would be the first two in the series.
Behind James Harden’s MVP type play, the veterans the team has on their bench, the return of Dwight Howard makes this team a threat in the playoffs. However, the Rockets will have to defeat a very formidable team in the first round to advance.