The Boston Celtics were formed in 1946, and are currently one of thirty teams that form the National Basketball Association. One thing separates the Celtics from the rest of the league though, as they boast the most championships in league history with 17. The franchise plays in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference, along with the New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors. Each of their home games are played at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, which opened in 1995.
Of their 17 NBA Championships, their latest came in 2008 when they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals. The series marked the return of a classic rivalry, and quickly sparked the interest of the fans of both squads. Ticket prices skyrocketed to huge levels on the secondary market, as fans proved willing to spend thousands to see the historic match-up. If these two meet again in the Finals, ticket prices will once again be huge. As of 2008, the Celtics and Lakers have met 11 times in the NBA Finals with the Celtics winning nine of the series.
The mantra for event operators defending ever-rising ticket prices is that higher demand equals higher pricing. Companies like Live Nation/Ticketmaster use it constantly, particularly in defense of the surge pricing “platinum” systems that kick prices up to the stratosphere during moments of high demand. The NBA doesn’t appear to... Read more
The New York Knicks and Boston Celtics topped yesterday’s best-selling events list for a game next February at Madison Square Garden, Ticket Club sales data reveals. NBA games Los Angeles Lakers v. Minnesota Timberwolves and New York Knicks v. Orlando Magic followed. Other notable sporting events include the US... Read more
The NBA Conference Finals have begun, and the home games between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers took the top three spots on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Last night, Boston defeated Cleveland 108 – 83, and tomorrow night, the pair will... Read more
The NBA Conference Semifinals continue to remain a hot commodity; tonight’s match between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers took the top spot on Tuesday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. During yesterday’s hot-selling game, the Houston Rockets defeated Utah Jazz 112-102. Although it is... Read more
As spring approaches, tickets to upcoming football and baseball games took the top spots on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. The game between the Carolina Panthers and the Dallas Cowboys this September took the No. 1 spot on the best-sellers, followed by Los... Read more
Basketball, the 2018 Masters Golf Tournament and four-day passes to Lollapalooza scored the top three spots on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. The Los Angeles Lakers game against the San Antonio Spurs took the top spot as best-selling event of the day. Los... Read more
After slowly climbing through the sales ranks all week, WWE’s Wrestlemania XXXIV finally reached the top spot among yesterday’s sales data according to TicketClub.com. With roughly six weeks to go before the event takes over New Orleans’ Superdome, fans are eager to get their hands on tickets for the... Read more
Football reigned supreme once more, but summer concerts are heating up ticket sales. Super Bowl LII remains the best-selling event in the secondary market, per data provided by TicketClub.com. Tomorrow’s NFC Championship meeting between the Eagles and Vikings followed closely behind in the No. 2 spot as Vikings fans... Read more
To no one’s surprise, the No. 1 spot went again to Monday’s Georgia vs. Alabama Championship game in Atlanta, and Saturday’s Chiefs-Titans and Rams-Falcons Wild Card games follow, with several more Wild Card and Divisional playoff games scattered across today’s Top 20. Other hot sports events are today’s Heat... Read more
For the third day in a row now, the College Football Playoff game between Georgia and Alabama holds on to the top spot on the Market Heat Report – an especially impressive feat considering the lowest price of one stub has hovered around $2,000 since the final matchup was decided... Read more