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NBA teams are averaging 17,081 fans per game this season to date, down slightly from the league's average at the end of last season. The Bulls continue to lead all clubs, averaging 21,599 fans per game at United Center. During the team's first season at Barclays Center, the Nets are averaging 16,880 fans per game, which ranks the club 17th in league attendance. The Nets finished last season ranked last in attendance with 13,961 fans per game. The Kings are ranked last in the league in attendance with 12,574 fans per game. Only one team -- the Pistons -- has less than 60% capacity for its home games to date (57.5%) (THE DAILY).NBA REGULAR-SEASON ATTENDANCE THROUGH NOV. 27HOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.Bulls7151,19521,599103.3%Trail Blazers7141,54720,221101.2%Heat6119,66219,944101.8%Mavericks8158,27019,784103.0%Clippers8152,56619,071100.1%Knicks*595,16519,033100.0%Lakers10189,97018,997100.0%Raptors6113,08618,84895.2%Warriors6112,88118,81496.0%Jazz6112,61818,77094.3%Celtics7130,36818,624100.0%Spurs6109,40218,23498.1%Thunder9163,82718,203100.0%Cavaliers590,18718,03787.7%Magic7123,81617,68893.9%Nuggets587,75817,55291.6%Nets**8135,04216,88095.2%T'Wolves6100,86316,81186.8%Grizzlies7115,83816,54891.3%Rockets8126,02015,75387.4%76ers10155,92215,59276.7%Wizards692,43115,40575.9%Bobcats8120,82815,10479.2%Suns8120,50915,06481.8%Hawks688,13514,68980.5%Pacers686,97314,49679.8%Hornets684,32414,05481.8%Bucks684,25614,04375.0%Pistons676,22812,70557.5%Kings9113,16812,57472.6%TOTALS2083,552,85517,08189.6%
NOTES: All attendance data is based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league. Last season NBA teams played 66-game schedules that started in late December, compared to this season, with teams playing their traditional 82-game schedules that began in late October. * = With the ongoing renovation of Madison Square Garden, capacity for Knicks games is now 19,033, down from the previous capacity of 19,763. ** = The Nets are playing in Barclays Center this season, having relocated from New Jersey following the '11-12 season.