LeBron and Melo's Final Meeting of Season Is Most Expensive NBA Game This Week
March 21, 2016
It has been a tale of two seasons for the Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks. One will march into the postseason with presumably the best record in the Eastern Conference while the other endures yet another offseason filled with uncertainty. The two teams will square off for the fourth and final time this season on Saturday, and fans looking to attend will be paying big prices to be on hand as the Knicks look to avoid the season sweep.
Check out the complete list of this week's top NBA games below, per TicketIQ:
3/26/16 New York Knicks vs Cleveland Cavaliers | Avg. Price: $634.86 | Get-in: $195
In what will be the last time LeBron James meets Carmelo Anthony this season, Madison Square Garden will be alive and well on Saturday night. New York Knicks tickets against the Cavs this weekend now average $634.86, easily making it the most expensive game this week. If looking just to get past the gates the cheapest ticket is listed for $195. The Cavs have cruised to three victories over the Knicks this season, last beating them in Cleveland by a final of 91-84 back in December.
3/23/16 Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers | Avg. Price: $485.78 | Get-in: $70
The Los Angeles Lakers have appeared on our top NBA games list all season long as Kobe Bryant continues his farewell tour, and Wednesday's game against the Phoenix Suns will be the latest installment. As it stands now, the average price for Phoenix Suns tickets on the secondary market against the Lakers this week is $485.78. It will be the only remaining game at US Airways Center that exceeds the $100 average on the secondary market this season. The cheapest ticket to Wednesday's game is $70.
3/23/16 Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers | Avg. Price: $473.11 | Get-in: $126
Like that of Kobe Bryant, the league's best team in the Golden State Warriors has also frequented our top NBA games list as their historic run continues. They set to host the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, where the average price for Golden State Warriors tickets on the resale market is $473.11 and the get-in price is $126. It will be th fourth most expensive game remaining at Oracle Arena during the regular season, with an April 7 meeting with the San Antonio Spurs owning the highest price points ($671 avg./$229 get-in).
3/24/16 New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls | Avg. Price: $418.47 | Get-in: $126
The Knicks will again appear on this week's list when they host the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night. With the Bulls fighting to stay alive in the Eastern Conference, Derrick Rose and Co. are generating big ticket demand at MSG this for the mid-week battle. Knicks vs Bulls tickets currently own a secondary market average of $418.47 and the cheapest ticket is listed for $126.
3/25/16 Golden State Warriors vs Dallas Mavericks | Avg. Price: $416.32 | Get-in: $129
Rounding off this week's top NBA games list is a Friday night matchup between the Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks at Oracle Arena. The Mavericks are also clinging to a playoff spot in the West but face an uphill battle in Oakland. The Warriors are a perfect 32-0 at home this season and will look to lengthen their record streak with a win over the Mavs this weekend. Warriors vs Mavericks tickets now average $416.32 and the cheapest ticket is listed from $129 on the secondary market.