The news of Kobe Bryant’s death sent shockwaves through the sports world Sunday. Tributes poured in across the globe as friends, fellow athletes and fans mourned the NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, who were among nine killed in a California helicopter crash. But perhaps the greatest tribute is to come on Tuesday, January 28 when the Lakers and Clippers battle at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In the wake of Bryant’s untimely passing, Lakers ticket sales have shot through the roof.Continue reading “Lakers Ticket Sales Skyrocket Following Kobe Bryant’s Death”
New Orleans was set to be among the most in-demand markets in the NBA when the Pelicans selected No. 1 draft pick Zion Williamson. However, locals’ hopes were dashed before the season even began when the rookie suffered a knee injury during summer league play. Questions about his debut loomed for months, but now the wait is over. With Williamson finally set to take the court on January 22, Pelicans ticket prices are expected to spike.Continue reading “NBA’s Pelicans Prepped for Price Spike Upon Zion Williamson’s Debut”
The 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend is sure to deliver big basketball thrills, but the entertainment doesn’t stop there. Chance The Rapper, Common and Taylor Bennett are all slated to perform for their hometown crowd when the annual event invades Chicago’s United Center February 14-16.Continue reading “NBA All-Star Weekend Books Chance The Rapper, Common”
For major sports cities with multiple pro teams, local fans try to remain faithfully devoted to each. However, there’s always one team that manages to pull ahead of the pack. Which squads prevailed this year? Ticket Club data found that the MLB and NFL held nearly all the power.Continue reading “MLB, NFL Have Nearly Equal Power in Major Sports Cities”
The full 2019-20 NBA schedule is not officially public, though the league’s opening few games and holiday slate have managed to leak, conjuring up plenty of excitement in the process. Ahead of the season’s start, here are the key things expect across the league. Continue reading “2019-20 NBA Schedule Release: What to Expect This Season”
With a first-time finalist in the Toronto Raptors, the 2019 NBA Finals have been one of the hottest tickets in recent memory – buoyed by both fan excitement over the challenger to the dominant Golden State Warriors and the continually escalating prices from the primary market driving the resale market ever higher. While prices are in the stratosphere, Ticket Club remains the best place to find a cheap NBA finals ticket, as higher prices mean bigger savings for our members. Continue reading “NBA Finals Ticket Prices Averaging Over $1,000 Per Seat”
As we count down to 2019, Ticket Club is reviewing the past year in the entertainment industry. Follow along with our series as we explore the best of 2018’s live events, determined by internal sales data.
When a particular city has two, three or even four professional sports teams, it may be hard for fans to keep track of. But which teams came out on top when it comes to the country’s major sports cities? Ticket Club data found that 2018 was a home-run for several MLB teams in competitive markets.
LeBron James’ inaugural season in Los Angeles may have gotten off to a bumpy start, but Lakers tickets are still some of the most sought-after in the league. Continue reading “Despite Early Setback, Lakers Tickets Remain In High Demand”
The Milwaukee Bucks are ready to open their 2018-19 campaign in grand fashion. After three years of construction and anticipation, they finally have a new home – the sleek, $524 million Fiserv Forum, which officially opened its doors in August. But with a brand new arena typically comes an increase in ticket cost for admission, and the Bucks are no exception.
The Los Angeles Lakers have become the most talked-about team ahead of the 2018-19 NBA season, thanks to acquiring LeBron James from Cleveland in the off-season. Now, with a new season tipping off in less than two weeks, the Lakers have also become the league’s hottest squad on the secondary ticket market. Continue reading “With LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers Most In-Demand NBA Team”