The New York Knicks begin March holding the highest likelihood in the NBA draft lottery to land the No. 1 overall pick. Unfortunately, that means having the worst record in the NBA. The Knicks (12-46) are one win worse than the Philadelphia 76ers (13-46).
The Knicks have actually won their last two games, defeating the Detroit Pistons on the road 121-115, followed up by a victory at home against the Toronto Raptors 103-98.
The Knicks were playing with heavy hearts on Saturday night, as they learned about the passing Anthony Mason at the age of 48. Mason won the Sixth Man of the Year award with the Knicks in 1995.
Although the team is struggling, the Knicks are still one of the top draws in the NBA at home or on the road. Below we look at some of the most expensive and least expensive tickets for Knicks games both at home at Madison Square Garden and on the road. The secondary market information is provided below for Knicks tickets according to Razorgator.
3/14/2015 | Golden State Warriors vs. New York Knicks | Avg: $247.60 | Get-in: $48
The Knicks visit Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on March 14th to face the best team in the Western Conference, the Golden State Warriors. Stephen Curry is a leading candidate for the league MVP, averaging 23.9 points, 7.8 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game. The Warriors are 7-3 in their last 10 games and boast a 24-2 home record or Oracle Arena. This is the highest average ticket price for any of the Knicks’ games remaining on their schedule.
3/17/2015 | New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs | Avg: $208.39 | Get-in: $49
The Knicks home game with the highest average ticket price is against the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs are trying to hold their seventh seed playoff spot and have a chance at defending their title. They are currently four games up on the New Orleans Pelicans.
3/9/2015 | Denver Nuggets vs. New York Knicks | Avg: $53.57 | Get-in: $8
The least expensive average ticket price for a Knicks game is at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO on March 9th. As of Monday, the Nuggets are 1-9 in their last 10 games and are losers of six straight. They are 19 games under .500 and are having a difficult time succeeding under head coach Brian Shaw, and Denver Nuggets tickets are reflecting that on the secondary market.
3/23/2015 | New York Knicks vs. Memphis Grizzlies | Avg: $119.81 | Get-in: $20
The least expensive average ticket price for a Knicks home game is against the Memphis Grizzlies on March 23rd. The Grizzlies are one of the premier teams in the league, and Knicks fans are hoping to lure away their All-Star center during free agency. Marc Gasol will be one of the prime targets for the Knicks in the offseason.
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This is where you usually hear that the Knicks want to finish strong at the end of the season, but in reality the organization would rather have the best chance in the draft lottery. The Knicks have history with a No. 1 pick changing the course of their franchise’s history.