How To Find The Cheapest Los Angeles Lakers Tickets + All Face Value Options

August 25, 2021

Where and How To Buy Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

Primary market single-game tickets are available via the team's website.

On the secondary market, TicketIQ has Fee-Free Los Angeles Lakers tickets which also include a Refund Guarantee. Our Refund Guarantee states that if an event is canceled or deemed unfit for fans to attend, TicketIQ will refund ticket buyers in as soon as 15 days. That means that you can buy from TicketIQ worry-free. Customers on TicketIQ save between 15%-25% compared to other secondary market ticketing sites. 

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How Much Are Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

Most NBA teams have two or three-level for their venues, with 100 levels being the most expensive and 200 levels less expensive. Upper-level seats along the baseline are usually cheaper than sideline seats. The closer to half court, the more expensive tickets get. The cheapest tickets for NBA teams start under $25 for lower-demand teams. Higher demand teams in major markets like have tickets that start from $100 to $200. The most expensive NBA tickets for all teams are in the first rows of every section, with tickets behind the team benches often the most expensive and can run into the thousands of dollars. Floor seats and courtside seats are the most expensive tickets for any team, and are often hard to find, as they're in very high demand. Major team rivalry games can also be 25-50% more than the average tickets for any team, and most teams have a couple major rivals that can impact prices.

How To Find Discounted Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

To find the cheapest Los Angeles Lakers tickets, it's important to check both the primary and secondary ticket markets. Based on the demand for a given even, resale marketplaces like TicketIQ may be more or less expensive than face value options available through primary ticketing platforms like Ticketmaster, AXS, and SeatGeek. Weekend rivalry games are typically the most expensive game, while weekday games against lesser opponents are the best way to get to a game for cheap. For sporting events that take place every year, it's important to know when the event is actually going on sale, which is typically the middle of the off-season. Teams often adjust prices dynamically in-season, which can impact both face-value and resale ticket prices. For fans willing to make a commitment by purchasing season tickets, prices are typically 10%-20% below single-game face value prices. 

Where Are The Cheapest Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

If you are looking for the cheapest Los Angeles Lakers tickets, the last 10 rows of the upper level are usually the least expensive for any game. Tickets at on the baselines are typically cheaper than sections on the sidelines. For most Los Angeles Lakers games tickets can be found for under $50, with some as low as $10 for the lowest-demand match-ups of the season. With that being said, at Crypto.com Arena there are no bad locations to view a game. Even the most inexpensive seats still provide fans with a very enjoyable game experience.

Where Are The Most Expensive Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

If you are looking for more expensive Los Angeles Lakers tickets, lower-level seats are the best place to look. Floor level seats on the sidelines will usually cost more than other ones in the arena. Tickets right at centercourt are often amongst the most expensive sections for NBA arenas. Additionally, club suites are considered some of the premier locations at Crypto.com Arena. Resale sites like TicketIQ and Stubhub often don't list suite options, which means you'll need to visit the team site directly to purchase those.

When Do Los Angeles Lakers Tickets Go On Sale

NBA schedules are released 2-3 months ahead of the next season, usually in mid-August. Tickets are immediately available on the secondary market via season-ticket holders, however, teams don't typically put face-value single-game tickets onsale until closer the season, usually in September. Promotional and theme night scheudles are released even closer to the start of the season, and teams will often wait to put other big games onsale until closer to the actual date of the game.

Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 Season Tickets

Fans can join the Lakers season ticket membership waiting list on the Lakers website. 

Where Are Club Seats At Staples Center

Staples Center offers multiple premium experiences, including Premier Tables and Lounges at the San Manuel Club, which includes a meal, beer, wine and soda. The Club is located on Delta Level A and is for use by Suite, Premier Seat and Premier Tables and Lounges ticket holders.  The Lexus Club is a members-only restaurant in the arena that offers high-end dining.

Premier Seats, which are on the same level as the 200 sections, on the Lakers side of the arena, are also available. In addition, Staples Center has Event Suites, where fans can rent a private space for between 12-132 people, either for a single game or for the season. Suites are located between the 200- and 300-level sections. 

Lakers Mobile Ticketing

Entry into Staples Center is by mobile ticket only, and fans can download the Lakers Mobile App to access and manage their tickets. The team provides detailed instructions on how to download the app, as well as a FAQ section.

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Where and How To Buy Los Angeles Playoff Lakers Tickets

Primary market single-game tickets are not available.

On the secondary market, TicketIQ has Fee-Free Los Angeles Lakers playoff tickets which also include a Refund Guarantee. Our Refund Guarantee states that if an event is canceled or deemed unfit for fans to attend, TicketIQ will refund ticket buyers in as soon as 15 days. That means that you can buy from TicketIQ worry-free. Customers on TicketIQ save between 15%-25% compared to other secondary market ticketing sites. 

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How Much Are Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Tickets

Below is a look at the average and get-in prices for each game of the Lakers first round match-up against the Phoenix Suns as well as the over series average, and home average prices for each team:

Game Avg Get-In
Game 1 @ PHX $732 $263
Game 2 @ PHX $761 $362
Game 3 @ LAL $810 $231
Game 4 @ LAL $984 $219
Game 5 @ PHX $596 $272
Game 6 @ LAL $1,272 $278
Game 7 @ PHX $1,395 $582
Series Avg $936  
Suns Avg $871  
Lakers Avg $1,022

Los Angeles Lakers 2021 Playoff Schedule

First Round: (No. 2) Phoenix Suns vs. (No. 7) Los Angeles Lakers

  • Game 1: Sunday, May 23 | L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 3:30 ET, ABC
  • Game 2: Tuesday, May 25 | L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 10 ET, TNT
  • Game 3: Thursday, May 27 | Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, 10 ET, TNT
  • Game 4: Sunday, May 30 | Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, 3:30 ET, ABC
  • Game 5: Tuesday, June 1 | L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 10 ET, TNT (if necessary)
  • Game 6: Thursday, June 3 | Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, TBD, TBD (if necessary)
  • Game 7: Saturday, June 5 | L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, TBD, TBD (if necessary)

Los Angeles Lakers Vaccinated Sections and Unvaccinated Sections at Staples Center

Vaccinated sections at Staples Center are 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 205, 206, 207, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, and 307. 

Los Angeles Lakers 2021 Attendance Policy

The Los Angeles Lakers will welcome fans back to the Staples Center on April 15th following the announcement that California is lifting the venue ban. Testing or proof of vaccination will be required and capacity will be limited to 20% if Los Angeles is in the red tier. The threshold would be 10%, or 2,000 people, in the orange tier.

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How Much Are 2021 Lakers Tickets

Secondary market get-in prices for Lakers upcoming April home games with fans range from $120 on the low end (4/17 vs Utah) to $199 (4/30 vs Sacramento). Inventory for May home games is very low and get-in prices are around $500. We expect  the prices for those May games to drop once more tickets are released. 

Below is an infographic showing the team's secondary market average list prices since 2011.

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Staples Center COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols

Health Verification

A health verification is required for all ticketed guests. Guests are required to present a photo ID, and either proof of full vaccination (two weeks since your final dose) or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event date. Remember, if you’re not feeling well, please stay home!

Face Coverings Required

Guests over the age of 2 are required to wear a face covering that covers both the nose and mouth at all times. Gaiters, bandanas, and coverings with exhalation vents are prohibited; a face shield still requires a face covering. For the safety of everyone, guests unable to wear proper face coverings will not be admitted into the venue.

No Bags

Bags and purses of any size are not permitted, including backpacks, clutches, totes, clear bags, and camera bags. Only bring necessary items that fit in your pocket. Wallets without chains/straps are allowed.

Keep Your Distance

Practice safe physical distancing of at least 6 feet from others not in your household. We’ve added spacing markers and wayfinding signage to help you maintain a safe distance.  

We’re Fans of Clean Hands

Clean your hands often by washing with soap water for 20 seconds or using hand sanitizer. There are touchless hand sanitizer stations, faucets, paper towel dispensers, and soap dispensers throughout the venue.

Cashless

STAPLES Center is a fully cash-free venue that only accepts debit and credit cards, including major contactless and mobile payment methods, for a safe and speedy check out. We no longer accept cash. If you do not have an accepted cashless method of payment, "Cash to Card" conversion kiosks are free of charge and located throughout the venue.

For more information, visit the Staples Center website.

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