Average ticket price National Basketball Association by team 2015/16 season (in U.S. dollars)

This graph depicts the average ticket price of all National Basketball Association teams in the 2015/16 season. The average ticket price for a Milwaukee Bucks home game was at 50.30 U.S. dollars in the 2015/16 season.


National Basketball Association (NBA) average ticket price

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a North American professional basketball league with 29 teams in the United States and one in Canada. The combined revenue of all NBA teams amounted to about 4.8 billion U.S. dollars in the 2013/14 season – 28 percent of this total was generated by regular season ticketing. For the last few seasons, NBA home games brought an average of over 17 thousand people to NBA arenas. The 2014/15 season established a new record for the league in terms of attendance, with an average of 17,809 attendees. Regular season tickets for the 2014/15 season cost 54 U.S. dollars an average, the highest figure to date.

The New York Knicks is the franchise that charges the most for its tickets, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers. The average ticket price for a Knicks game stands at more than 120 U.S. dollars, while tickets to Lakers games cost just over a hundred U.S. dollars. With an average price of 30.2 U.S. dollars, tickets for New Orleans Pelicans games are the least expensive in the league.

Compared to the other major North American sports leagues, tickets for NBA games are more expensive than tickets for Major League Baseball (MBL) games, but less expensive than tickets for National Hockey League (NHL) games and National Football League (NFL) games. Of the major sports leagues in the North America, the NFL has the most expensive tickets, with an average ticket price of almost 85 U.S dollars per game in the 2014/15 season.

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 Average ticket price in U.S. dollars
New York Knicks 129.38
Los Angeles Lakers 103.27
Chicago Bulls 82.33
Golden State Warriors 79.84
Los Angeles Clippers 79.83
Miami Heat 76.73
Houston Rockets 67.24
Boston Celtics 66.49
Brooklyn Nets 66.15
Phoenix Suns 56.1
Oklahoma City Thunder 55.1
San Antonio Spurs 54.88
Portland Trail Blazers 53.43
Denver Nuggets 52.38
Washington Wizards 51.21
Milwaukee Bucks 50.3
Dallas Mavericks 49.76
Cleveland Cavaliers 48.12
Toronto Raptors 48.11
Sacramento Kings 47.89
Utah Jazz 43.19
Orlando Magic 39.4
Indiana Pacers 38.97
Philadelphia 76ers 38.46
Minnesota Timberwolves 37.27
Atlanta Hawks 36.82
Memphis Grizzlies 31.48
Detroit Pistons 31.42
Charlotte Hornets 30.6
New Orleans Pelicans 30.2
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