2011 NBA Finals: Mavs and Heat tickets are off the charts, but there are deals to be had if you know where to look. We’ll show you.
The 2011 NBA Finals are set: the Dallas Mavericks will take on the Miami Heat in a best-of-seven series. Back in October, when the season first started, it would have been impossible to predict this match-up, as the Heat were struggling and the Mavericks were not on anyone’s radar.
But now, almost 100 games later, it looks like the NBA Finals will be between the two best teams in the NBA. The Miami Heat had to go through the Philadelphia 76ers, the Boston Celtics, and the Chicago Bulls to make it to the final, while the Mavs had to tough it out against the Portland Trail Blazers, L.A. Lakers, and OKC Thunder. Clearly, both teams earned their spots in the 2011 NBA Finals.
So how about NBA Finals tickets? In a season that had average ticket prices as high as $1,000 for the Christmas Day game between the Heat and Lakers, we’d expect to see prices go even higher. Check out some NBA Finals ticket data below.
2011 NBA Finals: Hottest and Best Value tickets
- Tickets in Dallas are averaging $865 over the three Mavericks home games. Tickets in Miami are averaging $1135.
- The overall average ticket price for the entire NBA Finals is $1,033. Last year, when the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics went toe to toe in a 7 game Final, tickets were averaging $892. That’s a 15% increase in overall average ticket prices for the NBA Finals.
- Even though Miami Heat tickets are averaging almost $200 more than Dallas Mavericks tickets, there are still great values to be had. Check out some of the Best Value tickets to Game 1 in Miami on Tuesday, May 31:
- There are also a number of Best Value tickets in Dallas for Game 4. For example, sit in Lower level Section 113 for only $688, which is about 65% off the average price of comparable tickets in the area.
- Fans can also get great tickets in Middle section 204 for $990, half off the average price of $1820.