Average NBA Finals ticket price is $4,000

The 2024 NBA Finals have generated significant buzz due to a combination of factors, including the large city sizes and star power of the teams involved. Ticket prices for the event have reached record highs, with the average resale price sitting at $4,150, the highest ever seen since data tracking began in 2011. The size of the cities, Dallas and Boston, as well as the star power of players like Luka Dončić, Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum, and Jaylen Brown, are likely driving up ticket demand.

Comparing this year's ticket prices to previous NBA Finals matchups, the 2024 series is 79% higher than the 2023 matchup between the Denver Nuggets and the Miami Heat, with an average ticket price of $2,349. Additionally, this year's series is 6% higher than the previous record of $3,899 seen in 2019, which featured the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors.

The NBA Finals consistently ranks high on sports fans' bucket lists, with a recent survey by revealing that it is the third most coveted sporting event to attend in person, behind the Super Bowl and the World Series.

For those looking to attend a game in this year's NBA Finals, it is advisable to purchase tickets earlier in the series, as prices tend to rise as the series progresses. The average ticket price for Game 1 in Boston is $2,875, with the cheapest ticket priced at $900. The average price for a potential Game 7 in Boston is $5,503, with the minimum price to enter the arena at $1,987.


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