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  • NBA Attendance Just Below '11-12 Year-End Figure; Pistons' Games Under 60% Capacity

    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. 27
    HOME TEAM
    GMS
    TOTAL
    AVG.
    % CAP.
    Bulls
    7
    151,195
    21,599
    103.3%
    Trail Blazers
    7
    141,547
    20,221
    101.2%
    Heat
    6
    119,662
    19,944
    101.8%
    Mavericks
    8
    158,270
    19,784
    103.0%
    Clippers
    8
    152,566
    19,071
    100.1%
    Knicks*
    5
    95,165
    19,033
    100.0%
    Lakers
    10
    189,970
    18,997
    100.0%
    Raptors
    6
    113,086
    18,848
    95.2%
    Warriors
    6
    112,881
    18,814
    96.0%
    Jazz
    6
    112,618
    18,770
    94.3%
    Celtics
    7
    130,368
    18,624
    100.0%
    Spurs
    6
    109,402
    18,234
    98.1%
    Thunder
    9
    163,827
    18,203
    100.0%
    Cavaliers
    5
    90,187
    18,037
    87.7%
    Magic
    7
    123,816
    17,688
    93.9%
    Nuggets
    5
    87,758
    17,552
    91.6%
    Nets**
    8
    135,042
    16,880
    95.2%
    T'Wolves
    6
    100,863
    16,811
    86.8%
    Grizzlies
    7
    115,838
    16,548
    91.3%
    Rockets
    8
    126,020
    15,753
    87.4%
    76ers
    10
    155,922
    15,592
    76.7%
    Wizards
    6
    92,431
    15,405
    75.9%
    Bobcats
    8
    120,828
    15,104
    79.2%
    Suns
    8
    120,509
    15,064
    81.8%
    Hawks
    6
    88,135
    14,689
    80.5%
    Pacers
    6
    86,973
    14,496
    79.8%
    Hornets
    6
    84,324
    14,054
    81.8%
    Bucks
    6
    84,256
    14,043
    75.0%
    Pistons
    6
    76,228
    12,705
    57.5%
    Kings
    9
    113,168
    12,574
    72.6%
    TOTALS
    208
    3,552,855
    17,081
    89.6%
             

    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.

     

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