Every year, each team in the National Basketball Association has one goal, and that is to make to the NBA Finals. The NBA’s championship round is a place were legendary players make history forever cementing their legacy. Bill Russell is known for his eleven NBA Championships with the Boston Celtics, Michael Jordan is revered for his six with the Chicago Bulls and Magic Johnson is remembered for his great performances in the Finals. Just like those players and the dozens more who have made a name in the NBA, basketball fans look forward to series every year.
Along with the Super Bowl and World Series, the NBA Finals are one of the highest grossing events in sports. That is particularly the case when teams in major markets qualify. The most common match-up has been the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers who have met in the NBA Finals 11 times as of 2009, most recently in the 2008 Finals. In that series ticket prices on the secondary ticket market reached all time highs on major resale sites including TicketNetwork, RazorGator and StubHub.
Currently the Celtics hold the record for most NBA Finals Championships with 17, followed by the Lakers who have 14, but hold the record for appearances with 29.
The NBA Finals featuring the Golden State Warriors against the Toronto Raptors rose to the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s top twenty best-sellers list, according to Ticket Club sales data. Toronto defeated Golden State 114-110 in Game 6 on Thursday, earning an unexpected championship. It was a wild finish to... Read more
The highly-anticipated series Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues has again landed the NHL Stanley Cup Finals series in the number one position, according to Ticket Club sales data. Pre-sale tickets were another hot seller in the sports industry, including tickets for the Texas... Read more
The International Friendly series of exhibition soccer games has again claimed the top spot on the top twenty sellers, according to Ticket Club sales data. In the friendly, Mexico defeated Ecuador 3-2 in on Sunday in at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, according to ESPN. The game served... Read more
The National Hockey League’s championship the Stanley Cup took the top two spots on yesterday’s best sellers list, according to Ticket Club Sales Data. Yesterday’s game between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins ended in a victory for the Blues. According to CBS, the game was not... Read more
Singer/songwriter Romeo Santos led yesterday’s top sellers, according to Ticket Club sales data. Santos’s stop in New Jersey is a part of his Golden Tour. Santos is the former lead vocalist of the Bachata band “Aventura.” In 2002, the band’s song ” Obsesion” reached number one on the Italian... Read more
According to Ticket Club sales data, the two International Friendly matches slated for later this week took the number one and two spot among yesterday’s best selling events list. In other sports, the Stanley Cup maintained its presence in the top twenty, as did the NBA Finals. Pre-sale tickets... Read more
Ticket Club sales data revealed that the venerable Rolling Stones can pack stadiums after nearly 60 years of touring. The band’s current “No Filter” tour took the top spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list. Another legendary performer in yesterday’s top twenty lineup was Madonna on her “Madame X” tour,... Read more
The Toronto Raptors scored a spot in the NFL Finals for the first time in the franchise’s history, but their win is affecting a few artists who were scheduled to perform at the arena. Earlier this week, Twenty One Pilots had to cancel their second show at the Scotiabank... Read more
Ticket Club sales data has revealed that the NBA Finals and the NHL Stanley Cup have continued their high volumes of sales, as both tournaments claimed top spots on yesterday’s top twenty best-sellers. Another top-selling sporting event was the International Friendly match between Ecuador and Mexico; the International Friendly... Read more
The NHL Stanley Cup Finals are on the minds of all sports fans right now, taking the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Along with hockey, basketball made the list as NBA Finals are underway; the Cleveland Cavaliers will face... Read more