LeBron’s Return To Miami Is Most Expensive NBA Game This Christmas

Christmas Day in the NBA is one of the most anticipated dates of the league as some of the big market teams and biggest names of the NBA will be in action with five marquee matchups, all of them enticing and filled with great storylines. LeBron James will make his anticipated return to Miami...

Top 5 NBA Playoff Tickets Of The Week (5/27)

The NBA Conference Finals continue this week in pivotal Game 4’s between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs at the Oklahoma City Thunder.  The Heat have a 2-1 series lead after dropping the first game in Indiana and winning a close one in Game 2.  Miami...

Top 5 NBA Playoff Tickets Of The Week (5/19)

It’s been a great stretch of the NBA Playoffs in 2014.  The four teams still remaining are now in the conference finals with the winner of each series to face one another in the NBA Finals that begins June 5.  With all the twist and turns that’s happen in the past month of these wild...

Top 5 NBA Playoff Tickets Of The Week (5/5)

The first round of the NBA playoffs couldn’t have been any more exciting, one of the more memorable starts to playoff basketball in recent memory.  Five of the eight series played in the first round had a Game 7.  Four of those teams (Spurs, Thunder, Clippers, and Pacers) defended their...

Top 5 NBA Playoff Tickets Of The Week (4/28)

What a unbelievable start to the 2014 NBA playoffs have been, as almost every game has been a nail biter with amazing play from all teams involved, big shots made, numerous overtime games and tremendous displays of competiveness, grit, and a will to win. The playoffs are definitely living up...

Forbes: Wizards Playoff Tickets Up 88% In Past Week, Now Have Highest Playoff Premium in NBA

With the Wizards taking care of business in Chicago this week, we wanted take a look at price trends for their NBA playoff tickets at home. Unsurprisingly, Wizards tickets are way up over the last seven days and they now have the highest premium in the NBA. Here’s more from Forbes: Only...

Top 5 NBA Playoff Tickets Of The Week (4/21)

Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Playoffs is in the books for all eight series being played.  There were some great games to watch this past weekend and fans were certainly not disappointed. The Clippers and Warriors is a must watch series, the Hawks have 1-0 lead over the Pacers, the Thunder got off...

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An Early Look At Prices Of NBA Playoff Tickets By Team

With the regular season NBA schedule coming to a close next week, several NBA teams look for one more push to solidify a spot in the playoffs. Beginning April 20, some of the best players in the league will go head-to-head for a chance at NBA greatness. LeBron James and the Heat will defend...

Top 5 NBA Tickets Of The Week (4/7)

With the NBA season coming to a close, the final week includes intriguing matchups in both the Western and Eastern Conference. Teams like the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks are competing for the 8th of the Eastern Conference to earn that right. The struggling Indiana Pacers will look to...

Previewing The Spurs Remaining Home Games

Over the last month there has been no hotter team in the NBA than the San Antonio Spurs who last night played what has to be the coldest team in the league over that timespan, the Philadelphia 76ers. Coming into the game both teams were on multiple game streaks, the San Antonio Spurs at an...

Top 5 NBA Tickets Of The Week (3/24)

It is crunch time in the NBA. Teams are doing everything they can to win games now and secure their spot as one of the eight teams in each conference to get a chance to play for a NBA Championship. Teams such as the New York Knicks are just one of a few who have been making a push for the...

Top 5 NBA Games Of The Week (3/17)

One month. Thats all the time we have left until the NBA Playoffs begin. Teams are trying to do everything they can to prepare themselves for a chance to be one of those eight teams with a shot at the NBA Finals. The New York Knicks are one of those teams making a late season push having won...

Breaking Down The Top 5 Remaining Games For The Miami Heat

Just over a month remains in the NBA regular season and the two-time defending champion Miami Heat sit in second place in the Eastern Conference. With the strength, or lack thereof, of the rest of the conference, there might not be much difference between the No. 1 and No. 2 seed in the...

Top 5 NBA Tickets Of The Week (3/10)

Its crunch time. The NBA playoffs are just over a month away from starting and teams are doing anything (and everything) they can to make sure they get their ticket punched for the playoffs these next couple weeks. There are still a bunch of teams capable of playing their way into one of the...

Previewing Nets & Pacers Playoff Tickets

Despite a 109-87 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats last night in North Carolina, the Pacers have clinched a playoff spot in the East. While enjoying an overwhelmingly successful season that sees the Pacers with the best record in the NBA, they still feature arguably the best value tickets in the...

Top 5 NBA Tickets Of The Week (3/3)

The All-Star Break has passed, the trade deadline has come and gone and the final countdown to the NBA Playoffs has begun. For the most part the teams who are going to be in the hunt for the Playoffs are known but their seeding is not which makes these next few weeks very important. It is no...

Heat Tickets for Tonight’s Knicks Game A Bargain

The Miami Heat are riding high in their pursuit towards a third straight championship. They currently have the second best record in the east and only trail the Indiana Pacers by 1.5 games for first place in the East. The next home game for the Heat is against the struggling New York...

Without Rose, Bulls Tickets a Bargain

The Chicago Bulls are not having a vintage season on the court, nor off of it. Bulls tickets are available for relatively cheap prices, compared to season’s past. With Derrick Rose missing for yet another season and the team struggling to maintain a .500 record, it’s to be expected that...

Top 5 NBA Games Of The Week (2/10)

The NBA is approaching the midseason break, although teams have already played over 41 games on the season. NBA All-Star Weekend takes place this weekend, so teams will be playing regular season games in the beginning of the week before they get ready for weekend. The most expensive games of...

February Ticket Preview for the Oklahoma City Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder are on a roll. Kevin Durant is playing the best basketball of his career and is the clear front runner of the MVP chase.  Visions of championships are forming in Thunder fans and that is very evident in the demand for Thunder tickets. In the month of February, the...

2014 NHL and NBA Arena Seating Chart Breakdown

Seasons for both the NBA and NHL are in full swing and arenas across the country are filling with fans on a nightly basis for basketball and hockey games. The NBA is heading towards All-Star Weekend and the NHL is about to take a break for the Olympics. Both of those events will halt play for...

Only Two February Home Games to Grab Spurs Tickets

With a record of 35-13, the San Antonio Spurs are poised to make a run towards another title. Sadly, they will not be at home much in February for fans to take in the action. In a yearly move by the NBA, the Spurs are only playing two home games in the month of February. Spurs fans will not...

76ers Young Stars Give Team Promising Future

The Philadelphia 76ers were able to win their first game of the season against the two time defending NBA Champion Miami Heat on opening night. Since then the 76ers have not been so lucky as they have gone a dismal 13-31. All hope is not lost as there have been some other bright spots for this...

Houston Rockets Look For Second Half Surge

The Houston Rockets currently sit in second place in the Southwest Division with an excellent record of 29-17 and only behind defending Western Conference Champions the San Antonio Spurs.The Rockets are led by swing man James Harden and big man Dwight Howard who combine to form one of the best...

Top 5 NBA Games Of The Week (2/3)

This week marks the first time that basketball will be the premier sport in America now that football is over and baseball has yet to begin. The NBA knows this and purposely scheduled some great games to entice some fairweather fans to pick up watching basketball now that they have more free...

Breaking down Jazz Tickets for the Jerry Sloan Banner Ceremony

This Friday vs Golden State, the Jazz will honor Jerry Sloan at halftime by raising a “1,223” banner signifying both his regular season and post-season victories. Sloan holds the NBA record for both most games coached for one team and most victories with one team. Overall, Sloan has spent...

Despite Struggles Lakers Tickets Still One Of The Most Expensive In NBA

The Los Angeles Lakers have been struggling as of late having dropped their last four games and are without their best player Kobe Bryant who has been out with a left knee injury since December 17th. As of today the Lakers are currently in fourth place in the Pacific Division with a record of...

NBA All-Star Game Jerseys Released, And They Have Sleeves

Earlier today the NBA unveiled this year’s All-Star game jerseys. They, like the uniforms featured on Christmas day, are sleeved. However, unlike the Christmas jerseys these designs by Adidas really aren’t so bad. Here, take a look: That said, so far the reviews on Twitter,...

Portland’s Hot Start Leading to Increase in Demand for Trail Blazers Tickets

The Portland Trail Blazers were supposed to be good this season but they weren’t supposed to be this good with the fifth best record in the NBA to date. Much of that success can be attributed to the outstanding play of LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard who are both averaging over 20...

Lakers Tickets On The Rise With Reports Of Kobe’s Return

(Update: Friday @ 7:24 PM) Kobe Bryant has confirmed via Facebook that he will make his return on Sunday against the Raptors. Average ticket prices are already up to $292 per seat, a rise of 70% in the last three...

2013-14 NBA Tickets: Average Price By Team

Below is a team-by-team breakdown of secondary market prices for 2013-14 NBA tickets, including last year’s prices, this year’s % price change, and each team’s most expensive game of the year. Team 2012-13  2013-14  % Change Top Game Top Game Price Top Game...

How The Marlins Could Make The Heat’s 2013 NBA Finals Truly Special

In what has been a remarkable season for the Heat, there is one achievement left. From my perspective, though, it’s not beating the Spurs. Plenty of teams have won three NBA titles. The most impressive achievement for the 2013 Heat may rest squarely the shoulders of the Miami Marlins Big 3:...

NBA Playoff Tickets: Conference Semifinals Ticket Prices

The 2nd round of the NBA playoffs are underway! Here is some info on each team’s conference semifinals average ticket prices, as well as schedules for each series. Click on the team names to get your NBA playoff tickets. (1) Miami Heat vs. (5) Chicago Bulls Game 1 – Monday...

NBA Playoff Tickets: Avg Prices By Team

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Knicks Fans Eager To Watch Team Wrap Up The Atlantic

It’s been a long time coming for Knicks fans—19 years in fact. So long that the last time the Atlantic Division was theirs Bill Clinton was in his first term, the Internet was some new crazy fad that would “never catch on”, and people still listened to their music on these. Now, the...

Nuggets Fans Paying Huge Premium To See Melo’s Return

Over the last few years in the NBA there have been few stories as big as Carmelo Anthony’s departure from Denver and Dwight Howard’s from Orlando. This week, both superstars return to their former homes for the first time since each was traded, and we wanted to see the premium above the...

NBA All Star Game Tickets Pricing

(Update) 2014 NBA All-Star game tickets are averaging $1104.43 on the secondary market. Here’s a new breakdown of the last three years of NBA All-Star game pricing: NBA All Star game tickets are usually the most sought after for any sport and while last year’s game at the Amway...

Lakers struggles continue, ticket sales slow down as Clippers begin to take over Los Angeles

At the beginning of the season, Lakers tickets were among the most expensive in basketball at an average price of $362 dollars, compared to just $123 dollars for Clippers tickets. But over the course of an unsuccessful coaching change, numerous injuries, and well, just a lot of unexpected...

Christmas Day NBA Tickets can be a bit spendy

Back on Christmas Day in 1947, the New York Knicks played the Providence Steamrollers at Madison Square Garden, with the Knicks winning, 89-75. Since then, Christmas has always been a date that NBA fans always circle on their calendar. With the exception of the lockout-shortened 1998-99...

Win Tickets to See Lakers vs Knicks on Christmas Day

We  want to know what’s on the minds of Mike D’Antoni & Kobe. Head over to Facebook, “Like”  & caption this photo (be it creative, funny, smart, offensive, whatever!), & you’ll be entered to win a pair of tickets to the Lakers rematch vs New York...

After One Week, Linsanity Has Bigger Impact on Ticket Prices Than Last Year’s Melodrama

For two straight seasons one of the biggest stories in the NBA season has belonged to the New York Knicks. Last year, it was The Melodrama and Carmelo Anthony’s trade to New York after months of rumor and speculation. This year, it’s Linsanity. While the two stories couldn’t be...

Linsanity Drives Knicks-Lakers Tickets Up 26% Since Tuesday

Between the Knicks early season struggles and Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony both sidelined, ticket prices for Friday’s game vs. the Lakers took a major hit. The average price for the game fell from $544 in mid-January down to $400 on Tuesday, a drop of over 25%. That all...

With CP3 Aboard, Clippers Now A Hot Ticket Across The NBA

The story of this shortened NBA offseason has obviously been the Chris Paul saga. Originally, he was all ready to join up with Kobe and the Lakers, but then David Stern, in all his tyrannical wisdom, killed the deal. Then, finally, after many days of rumors the Hornets were able to get a deal...

Texas Sized Premiums for Rangers World Series Games

When it comes to winning, Texans have always prided themselves on being just a little bigger and better than everyone else. Over the last year, Texas sports has been just that, with three finals appearances and one title as evidence of their dominance. At TiqIQ, we’re always interested...

Lakers and Knicks Fans Would Lose Most in NBA Lockout

With the distinct possibility of a prolonged NBA Lockout, we decided to look at the economic implications of both a full and a half season of lost ticket sales, for each team and the league overall. To do this, we used the below calculation:1) Average ticket price for each 30 NBA teams from...

The Boston Premium For The Finals: 2010 Celtics vs. 2011 Bruins

This season the Bruins have reached the Finals for the first time since 1990 and the 1220% Finals premium for this series proves that Boston fans are ready for a Stanley Cup title. From another perspective, fan frustration from 38-year drought has increased the series premium at a rate of 32%...

NBA Playoffs: 2nd Round Home Averages

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As Their Season Slips Away Knicks Game 4 Tickets Continue to Fall

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Despite 0-2 Hole, Knicks Fans Still Paying Top Dollar For Playoff Tiqs

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