The game of basketball was created in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith in the small town of Springfield, Massachusetts. What started as a game with peach baskets nailed to gymnasium walls has turned into an internationally played sport with a countless number of professional leagues. Basketball, along with baseball and football, dominate the sports news headlines everyday. It also has made its fair share of news in the ticketing world.

The National Basketball Association is the most prominent basketball league in the world, and draws millions of fans to its arenas each year. But for the ticketing industry, primetime begins when the NBA Playoffs kick off in late April. As the attention paid each game increases, so do ticket sales.

That same thing can be said for college basketball as well. Widely known as “March Madness”, the NCAA Tournament has become of the biggest events in all of sports. The format of win or go home ramps up the intensity in every team, and is reflected in their fans. Each year the event gets bigger and more extravagant, making it one of the crucial events in the ticketing industry.

Eric Clapton, Paul Simon Make Appearances On Best-Selling List
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Market Heat Report: Alvarez-Golovkin Fight Tops Sports-Heavy List
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Market Heat Report: Wrestlemania Earns Top Billing
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Pearl Jam Pulls Ahead on Best-Seller List
Veteran rockers Pearl Jam pulled ahead of performers like Garth Brooks, Elton John and Billy Joel to capture the No. 3 spot on yesterday’s Top 20 list of best-selling events on Eddie Vedder and company were edged only by Bruno Mars & Cardi B at No. 2 and... Read more
NBA All Star Weekend Secures Top Billing on Secondary Market
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Bruno Mars Breaks onto the Best-Seller List
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Makes Strong Sales Debut
An eclectic mix of events were among yesterday’s top sellers, including this year’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The ceremony, which will formally celebrate inductees Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Nina Simone, debuted at No. 2 on the best-seller list after... Read more
Market Heat Report: Farewell Tours on Fire
When music’s biggest names are calling it quits, fans will flock to give them a proper send-off. In the wake of announcing their final farewell tours, Elton John and Paul Simon are heating up secondary ticket sales. Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Tour has been a consistent seller for... Read more
Super Bowl Performances Help Drive Justin Timberlake, Pink Concert Sales
It’s no secret that Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most influential days in sports and pop culture. It also appears to be just as influential when it comes to ticket sales, too. Last minute buyers kept Super Bowl LII the best-selling event on yesterday — a... Read more