The Denver Nuggets won 57 games in 2012-13, securing their best record in over 35 years. What did that get them? A first round playoff exit and the firing of their Coach of the Year winner, George Karl. With Karl out and Andre Iguodala departing to Golden State, the 2013-14 Nuggets team will certainly struggle to achieve the levels of the previous year. However, with Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried and JaVale McGee running and gunning, Nuggets tickets will still provide plenty of entertainment. The average price of a home Nuggets ticket last year was $149, whereas tickets are see a 28% reduction in price this season with the home average ticket price currently sitting at $107. Fans that search smart should find great value for Denver Nuggets tickets this upcoming season.
Take a look at the five highest priced Nuggets tickets below:
1.) December 30th – Miami Heat – Average Price, $192 – Get-in Price, $40
This early season matchup brings LeBron James and the back-to-back defending champion Heat to the FedEx Forum for the only time this season. The championship swagger of the Heat already has ticket prices listed at 79% higher than the home average for the Nuggets, at an average price of $192. However, the cheapest price to get in the door sits at just $40. With James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade all eligible to opt out of their contracts at the end of the season, this could be the last chance that Denver gets to see the Big Three in their current form.
2.) March 7th – Los Angeles Lakers – Average Price, $179 – Get-in Price, $35
The Lakers may be taking a step back this season in terms of winning, but that hasn’t stopped the Lake Show fan base from driving up ticket prices. Always a hot ticket no matter where they visit, the Lakers will have Kobe Bryant back from his torn Achilles in time for this March matchup. Ticket prices for the game are sitting at a price point that is 67% above the home average, at $179 for the average ticket. Value can be found with a “get-in price” available at just $35 per ticket.
3.) March 17th – Los Angeles Clippers – Average Price, $154 – Get-in Price, $17
Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the rest of the powerhouse Clippers squad will make their final Pepsi Center appearance of the season in this March matchup. The two high scoring offenses in this game should provide plenty of fireworks. The average home ticket price for the Clippers second visit to Denver this season is sitting at 44% above the average home ticket price, at $154. Fans can find a “get-in price” of just $17.
4.) February 3rd – Clippers – Average Price, $151 – Get-in Price, $17
Nuggets fans get their first chance to catch Doc Rivers leading the Clippers as Paul and Lob City visit the Pepsi Center. Bandwagoners are sure to be abounding to see the now fully relevant Clippers in action. The average home ticket price for the Clippers first visit to Denver this season is sitting at 41% above the average home ticket price, at $151. Fans can find a “get-in price” of just $17.
5.) November 29th – New York Knicks – Average Price, $138 – Get-in Price, $27
In Carmelo Anthony’s only return visit to Denver this season, he and the Knicks are sure to receive a warm reception. Ticket prices for this Friday night matchup are sitting at a price point that is 29% above the home average, at $138 for the average ticket. Fans can boo Melo for a “get-in price” as low as $27.
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