Another week, another couple of wins for the Golden State Warriors - who remain undefeated through the first week of December. Elsewhere around the league, Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour still is capturing the attention of audiences and filling up arenas in each passing city.
It’s more of the same this week, as the Los Angeles Lakers take three of the five most expensive NBA games on the secondary market this week. Below is the top-five list, with information provided by TicketIQ.com.
12/7/2015 | Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Lakers | Air Canada Centre | Average Price: $332.78 | Get-in Price: $115
This week's most expensive game will be a battle between the Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Lakers at Air Canada Centre Monday night. With Bryant making his final appearance in Toronto tonight the average price for Raptors vs Lakers tickets is now $332.78 and the cheapest ticket is listed for $115.
12/11/2015 | San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers | AT&T Center | Average Price: $312.24 | Get-in Price: $104
The Lakers will again make an appearance on this week's top NBA games list when they take on the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center this Friday. Spurs vs Lakers tickets own a secondary market average of $312.24 and the get-in price is $104. The Lakers will be back in San Antonio for a final regular season game February 6, where tickets are considerably more expensive ($464.69 avg./$110 get-in).
12/12/2015 | Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers | Toyota Center | Average Price: $266.84 | Get-in Price: $93 | Cell Phone Wallet Giveaway
The Lakers' most intriguing matchup this week will be against the Rockets Saturday night, as Bryant and Rockets center Dwight Howard do not hold fond memories of each other. Even with that said, expect all love from opposing fans and one of the game’s greatest players passes through cities for his victory lap. Rockets vs Lakers tickets currently average $266.84 and the get-in price starts from $93. A cell phone wallet will be given out to all fans in attendance.
12/11/2015 | Boston Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors | TD Garden | Average Price: $297.88 | Get-in Price: $136.50
Before playing the Boston Celtics, the Warriors will play the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, December 8th to improve upon their 22-0 start. If the Warriors were to win, the Celtics would be the next team to try and do the seemingly impossible and Celtics vs Warriors tickets are averaging nearly $300 on the secondary market. The cheapest ticket to Friday's game in Boston is $136.50.
12/11/2015 | Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers | Amway Center | Average Price: $255.46 | Get-in Price: $57
Just like the Warriors or Bryant with the Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers continue to be the most sought after opponent for opposing fans. LeBron James, Kevin Love and the rest of the Cavaliers travel to Orlando on December 11th to play at the Amway Center. Magic vs Cavaliers tickets currently average $255.46 and the get-in price is $57. With their current three-game losing streak, the Cavaliers dropped below the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference standings for the top spot. The Magic are two games above .500 and will be in the bottom half of the Eastern Conference playoff race for the majority of the season.