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The Kings, whose future ownership remains up in the air, finished last in attendance among NBA teams during the regular season with 13,750 fans per game. That figure was down 5% from 14,508 fans during last season's condensed schedule. The Hornets, now have been rebranded the Pelicans, saw the sharpest drop among all NBA teams with attendance down nearly 9%. The T'Wolves also saw a significant drop, down nearly 7% from last season. The Mavericks led all Western Conference teams at the gate with 20,036 fans per game, down 1.5%. The Rockets saw the sharpest uptick among teams in the West, up 8.5%, while the Grizzlies were up 6%. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for the NBA Western Conference, with comparisons to last season. See yesterday's issue for Eastern Conference figures (THE DAILY).NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE REGULAR-SEASON ATTENDANCE
HOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS ('11-12) Mavericks41821,49020,036104.4%20,335-1.5%33 Trail Blazers41813,01219,83099.2%20,496-3.3%33 Warriors41794,32019,37498.9%18,8582.7%33 Clippers41788,29319,227100.9%19,2190.0%33 Lakers41778,87718,997100.0%18,9970.0%33 Jazz41765,91518,68193.8%19,307-3.2%33 Spurs41755,70018,43299.2%18,3970.2%33 Thunder41746,32318,203100.0%18,2030.0%33 Nuggets41730,61617,82093.0%17,0294.6%33 Rockets41683,56416,67292.5%15,3638.5%33 Grizzlies41681,61316,62591.8%15,7105.8%33 T'Wolves41669,97616,34184.4%17,491-6.6%33 Suns41632,91315,43783.8%15,598-1.0%33 Hornets41565,93013,80380.3%15,110-8.6%33 Kings41563,74313,75079.4%14,508-5.2%33 W.C. TOTALS61510,792,28517,54893.6%17,641-0.5%495 NBA TOTALS1,22921,320,31917,34890.8%17,2740.4%990
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, when teams played their traditional 82-game schedules and began in late October.