Top NBA Games of the Week (2/23)
February 23, 2016
The Golden State Warriors continued their pursuit of history with their 50th win of the season over the Atlanta Hawks Monday night, and the NBA's best team will appear in two of the most expensive games of the week when they travel to Orlando and Oklahoma City. A home-and-home series between the Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies serve as the third and fourth top-priced games before Saturday's matchup between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat rounds off this week's top games list.
Below are the most expensive games of the week, according to TicketIQ:
2/25/16 Orlando Magic vs Golden State Warriors | Avg. Price: $543.74 | Get-in: $92
The Orlando Magic sit at just 24-30 on the season, but their home game against the Warriors on Thursday night currently serves as the most expensive game of the season. The average price for Orlando Magic tickets on the secondary market against the Warriors is currently a whopping $543.74 and the cheapest ticket is listed for $92. It will easily be the most expensive game at Amway Center this season. It will be the first and only time the Warriors travel to Orlando this season.
2/27/16 Oklahoma City Thunder vs Golden State Warriors | Avg. Price: $464.41 | Get-in: $139
While rumors continue to swirl over Kevin Durant's potential move to the Warriors this summer, his Thunder will host Steph Curry and Co. on Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Oklahoma City Thunder tickets against the Warriors currently average $464.41 and the get-in price starts from $139. It will be the second time the two teams meet this season and first and only time in Oklahoma City. The Warriors defeated the Thunder, 116-108, at Oracle Arena earlier this month.
2/26/16 Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies | Avg. Price: $360.43 | Get-in: $74
Kobe Bryant's farewell tour continues this week as the Lakers set to host the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on Friday. It will be no cheap task to be on hand as the season continues, and the average price for Los Angeles Lakers tickets against the Grizzlies is currently $360.43. If looking just to get past the gates the cheapest ticket is listed for $74.
2/24/16 Miami Heat vs Golden State Warriors | Avg. Price: $303.06 | Get-in: $95
The Warriors will again draw massive ticket demand on the road when they travel to Miami to take on the Heat on Wednesday. Miami Heat tickets vs the Warriors currently average $303.06 and the get-in price is $95. The Heat will look to make ground on the Toronto Raptors and Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference playoff hunt but face the Herculean task of taking down the Warriors, especially without the help of star power forward Chris Bosh, who is sidelined with a blood clot condition that may be season-ending.
2/24/16 Memphis Grizzlies vs Los Angeles Lakers | Avg. Price: $264.53 | Get-in: $49
The Grizzlies and Lakers will again appear on the list for their first game on Wednesday, which will be held at FedExForum. Though still pricy, that will game will be considerably cheaper on average than Friday's affair in Los Angeles, with Memphis Grizzlies tickets on the resale market averaging $264.53. The cheapest ticket to Wednesday's game is now $49.