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Turnstile Tracker: Change Of Venue Helps Hornets At Gate

The following presents NBA ticket sales through November 21, with comparisons to ’04. New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets ticket sales are up 26.4% from last year. The Nets also posted strong ticket-sales gains, up 23.2% from ’04. The Jazz saw the largest decline in sales, down 12.4% from last year (THE DAILY).

NBA TICKET SALES THROUGH NOVEMBER 21
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
'05 DATES
TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP
'04 AVG.
%+/-
'04 DATES
Pistons
3
66,228
22,076
100.0%
22,076
0.0%
5
Bulls
4
83,073
20,768
95.7%
19,825
4.8%
3
Heat
6
118,596
19,766
100.8%
19,501
1.4%
6
Cavaliers
5
92,956
18,591
90.4%
17,926
3.7%
5
Wizards
4
74,255
18,564
92.0%
16,234
14.4%
4
Knicks
3
53,041
17,680
89.5%
19,573
-9.7%
4
Nets
6
102,983
17,164
85.1%
13,935
23.2%
7
Bucks
3
51,323
17,108
91.4%
16,779
2.0%
4
Raptors
7
119,707
17,101
86.4%
16,619
2.9%
5
Pacers
5
85,332
17,066
93.0%
16,435
3.8%
5
Bobcats
5
85,143
17,029
89.5%
16,337
4.2%
5
Celtics
7
116,239
16,606
89.2%
15,113
9.9%
6
76ers
8
124,164
15,521
76.4%
16,714
-7.1%
6
Hawks^
2
29,799
14,900
79.6%
14,883
0.1%
4
Magic
5
74,440
14,888
86.1%
14,741
1.0%
4
EAST TOTALS
73
1,277,279
17,497
89.1%
16,997
2.9%
73

WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
'05 DATES
TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP
'04 AVG.
%+/-
'04 DATES
Mavericks
4
81,142
20,286
105.7%
19,852
2.2%
5
Lakers
5
94,985
18,997
100.0%
18,997
0.0%
5
Spurs
5
93,985
18,797
100.0%
18,031
4.2%
4
Hornets
5
92,830
18,566
96.9%
14,694
26.4%
6
Warriors
6
106,348
17,725
90.5%
15,687
13.0%
5
Kings
6
103,902
17,317
100.0%
17,317
0.0%
5
Jazz
5
85,555
17,111
85.9%
19,543
-12.4%
4
Suns
6
101,594
16,932
91.9%
18,422
-8.1%
3
Grizzlies
4
66,477
16,619
91.7%
17,861
-7.0%
4
Supersonics
4
66,129
16,532
96.8%
14,863
11.2%
5
Nuggets
6
98,046
16,341
85.6%
16,783
-2.6%
7
Rockets
4
65,137
16,284
90.6%
15,051
8.2%
5
Clippers
4
63,675
15,919
83.5%
15,911
0.0%
5
Trail Blazers
5
75,580
15,116
75.7%
16,751
-9.8%
5
T'Wolves
6
87,448
14,575
75.3%
16,466
-11.5%
4
WEST TOTALS
75
1,282,833
17,104
90.8%
16,954
0.9%
72
NBA TOTALS
148
2,560,112
17,298
90.0%
16,975
1.9%
145

^ = While the Hawks played three home games through November 21, no ticket sales were reported for the November 8 Lakers-Hawks game. The Hawks’ ’05 numbers, presented above, are for the two games with reported figures (THE DAILY).

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