Top NBA Games of the Week (2/9)
February 9, 2016
NBA All-Star Weekend is quickly approaching, and several more marquee games will be held through Thursday before the league's best players make the trip to Toronto. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors appear on this week's top games list twice with a home game against the Houston Rockets Tuesday night and a matchup with the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday. The Cleveland Cavaliers will take on the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday while the Miami Heat set to host the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday. The Chicago Bulls and Alanta Hawks wrap this week's top games with a game on Wednesday.
View the complete list of this week's top games below, according to TicketIQ:
2/09/16 Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets | Avg. Price: $288.56 | Get-in: $98
The defending NBA champion Warriors welcome James Harden and the Rockets on Tuesday night in what will be the most expensive game on the secondary market this week. Golden State Warriors tickets at Oracle Arena this Tuesday against the Rockets currently average $288.56 and the cheapest ticket available is listed for $98. The Warriors enter play with the best record in the league at 46-4 and own a 3.5-game lead over the 43-8 Spurs. The Rockets control seventh place in the conference at 27-26.
2/10/16 Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers | Avg. Price: $272.14 | Get-in: $101
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host Kobe Bryant for the final time when the Los Angeles Lakers make their last trip to Cleveland this season on Wednesday. Bryant's Cleveland curtain call is garnering big ticket demand on the secondary market, and the average price for Cleveland Cavaliers tickets against the Lakers average $272.14. The get-in price for the games starts from $101. The Cavaliers own the best record in the Eastern Conference at 37-14 and will likely cruise past the Lakers, who at 11-43 possess the worst record in the Western Conference through the first half.
2/10/16 Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors | Avg. Price: $222.48 | Get-in: $43
The Warriors again appear on the list for a Wednesday night game against the Suns at US Airways Center. Phoenix Suns tickets on the secondary market against the Warriors currently average $222.48 and the cheapest ticket is now $43. It will easily be the most expensive remaining game in Phoenix this season. The Suns enter as losers of their last eight games and will likely see that streak balloon to nine as they welcome the surging Warriors.
2/09/16 Miami Heat vs San Antonio Spurs | Avg. Price: $166.78 | Get-in: $56
The Spurs have played lights-out basketball over the first half of the season, but they have played second fiddle to the Warriors as they push toward the best regular season record in NBA history. Still, at 43-8 the Spurs are looking forward to a 19th straight playoff berth, and they continue to garner big ticket demand both at home and on the road. They'll travel to Miami for a game against the Heat on Tuesday, where Miami Heat tickets at American Airlines Arena average $166.78 and the get-in price is $56.
2/10/16 Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks | Avg. Price: $148.68 | Get-in: $37
Chicago's United Center will play host to a pivotal Eastern Conference game on Wednesday when the Bulls welcome the Hawks. At 27-24 the Bulls look to gain ground on the 30-24 Hawks, who control fifth place in the conference. The average price for Chicago Bulls tickets on the secondary market against the Hawks is currently $148.68. If looking just to get past the gates at United Center the cheapest ticket is now $37.