Don't miss out on another thrilling season, get your NBA tickets from TicketSmarter today. The National Basketball Association (NBA) began to play as the Basketball Association of America in 1946. The BBA merged with the National Basketball League in 1949 to create the NBA. The NBA went through tremendous growth in the 1960s and 1970s and doubled its franchise numbers. They also merged with the American Basketball Association in 1976, creating one unified basketball league with the best players, coaches and teams.
Throughout the 1980s, the league had a surge of popularity under the leadership of NBA Commissioner David Stern. Future Basketball Hall of Famers like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan began their careers and became household names during the time period. The league has seen its fair share of dynasties over the years with the winningest teams including the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls. The NBA is now the top level of professional basketball in the world with modern-day basketball icons like Lebron James, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant filling arenas across the United States. Secure your NBA tickets at TicketSmarter to see world-class rivalry matchups, the NBA Finals and the NBA All-Star Game.
As one of the most popular sports leagues in the United States, tickets to see NBA games are in high demand. With 30 teams located throughout the nation, fans will easily find a game near them to attend. NBA ticket prices will fluctuate through the year based on a number of factors including the teams playing, the number of games left in the season, arena location, seating location and whether the game is held in the preseason, regular season or the NBA Playoffs.
All NBA franchises will have different price points in order to attend a game. These prices can change based on a team’s popularity, their place in the standings and how well they are playing during the season. The average price for NBA tickets throughout the league is in a range between $85 and $95. The most expensive average ticket prices belong to the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks. The cheapest teams to see live based on average ticket prices are the Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans.
The NBA schedule kicks off in October with preseason play through the middle of the month. The regular season will then start in late October and will see each team play 82 games through early April. At the end of the regular season, the top eight teams from each conference will move on to the NBA Playoffs. The playoffs begin with the first-round competition just days after the end of the regular season in April.
The playoff tournament consists of several best-of-seven series that will lead to the NBA Conference Finals to crown an Eastern and Western Conference champion. The two conference champions will then compete in the NBA Finals in another best-of-seven series beginning in late May and ending in mid-June should the full seven games be played. One of the highlights of the season is the NBA All-Star Game, which is played in February. Fans can get their NBA All-Star Game tickets at TicketSmarter to see the top stars from the league competing against each other in an exhibition game. TicketSmarter’s virtual ticket office will have National Basketball Association tickets for every preseason, regular season and postseason game on the NBA schedule.
The NBA schedule is released in early August with matchups, game dates and start times for the entire league. NBA tickets will be on sale shortly after this announcement is made. TicketSmarter will have a wide selection of tickets available as soon as the schedule announcement is made by the league. More tickets will become available as the season draws closer and progresses through the year.
NBA games are played in massive arenas that can hold a seating capacity between 17,000 and 21,000. The largest arena in terms of seating capacity is the United Center in Chicago, while the arena with the fewest seats in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. NBA seating charts will typically have multiple levels of seating to give every attendee a unique perspective of the game. TicketSmarter has many tools to help you find the perfect seats without making a trip to the box office before game time.
Whether you prefer to sit courtside or just get into the building, TicketSmarter has the best selection of NBA tickets online. Use our dynamic seating chart maps to navigate courtside seats to the Lakers, Clippers, or Bucks to see Giannis up close. If you prefer premium seating, we have by far the best selection of VIP seating available for all of the NBA teams. If you are just looking for cheap tickets, typically the upper levels of NBA Stadiums offer affordable opportunities.
Find the seats you want at the right prices to these exciting games using our convenient event calendar and easy-to-use seating chart above. Watch your favorite teams as they battle it out with other powerhouse rivals for the NBA Championship title! Order your NBA tickets at TicketSmarter for the new season today.
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