The Dallas Mavericks may have missed out on the Dwight Howard sweepstakes this offseason but that in turn may have been the best thing that could’ve happened to them as they have been able to reallocate that money to other role players and have a more complete team as a result.
In the offseason the Mavericks have added some talented players to their team like Monta Ellis and Jose Calderon who should greatly impact the Mavs’ offense by giving Dirk other players who can score. Dallas will be a better team than last season where they finished 41-41 and missed out on the playoffs. Fan in Dallas know this, and prices for Dallas Mavericks tickets on the secondary market have increased 23% from last season’s home average of $116 to this season new average of $143. These are the Top 5 most expensive Mavericks games for their upcoming season:
Top 5 Dallas Mavericks Games
1) 2/18 vs Miami Heat $283 / $140 / 97.5% above home average
On February 18th the Mavericks welcome the two time defending World Champion Miami Heat to American Airline Center in a rematch of the 2011 NBA Finals. Dirk and Company look to extinguish the Heat in their last meeting of the season; tickets for this game are up 97.5% from the average Dallas home game for an average price of $283, making this the most expensive game of the season.
2) 12/26 vs San Antonio Spurs $243 / $100 / 70% above home average
As long as San Antonio has Tim Duncan and Tony Parker they will always be a dangerous team, as they proved last season by pushing the NBA Finals to seven games before coming up short. This game will be a battle to see which team is the best in Texas between two surefire Hall of Famers in Dirk Nowitzki and Duncan and as a result ticket prices against the Spurs are 70% above the normal price for Maverick home games with an average ticket price of $284.
3) 1/7 vs Los Angeles Lakers $242 / $99 / 69% above home average
The Los Angeles Lakers are one of, if not the most, storied franchises in the NBA and have a huge fanbase who come out when the Lakers come to town. Dirk and Kobe have combined for some memorable games which makes this game one of the most coveted Mavericks tickets of the year at an average price of $242 per ticket, an increase of $99 over the season average.
4) 2/28 vs Chicago Bulls $226 / $83 / 58% above home average
Derrick Rose will finally make his return to the NBA this season after sitting out all of last year while recovering from ACL surgery. Rose’s return strengthens an already very good Bulls team to make them one of the top teams in the league. Tickets for this game are 58% above average with a ticket price of $226
5) 3/25 vs Oklahoma City Thunder $208 / $65 / 46% above home average
Right behind the Bulls game the Oklahoma City Thunder come in as the fifth most expensive ticket of the season when they play in Dallas March 25th. Led by Kevin Durant the Thunder are projected as the best team in the West this season and will be a great benchmark for the Mavericks to see if they measure up against the best in the West as they will look towards making a late season playoff push.
Dallas will be a much different team than last season returning only five players from last seasons team and will be one of the most exciting teams in the league an explosive offense that can really put up some points this season. Don’t miss any of the action and make sure to get you Dallas Maverick Tickets today.