Ticket Prices Going up

The Cleveland Cavaliers have announced their ticket pricing for the 2006-07 NBA season. Season tickets for the 2006-07 season are on sale now. Tickets available for single game purchase will range from $10 to $69 and will go on-sale closer to the start of the 2006-07 season on a date that will be announced at a later time. The Cavaliers regular season schedule for the 2006-07 season is expected to be announced in late July.

“Demand for our tickets continues to increase and the level of excitement and expectations surrounding the Cavaliers are on the rise. We’ve made significant upgrades in the arena and our team is poised for success, both now and in the future. As a result, we feel our pricing structure for the upcoming season reflects both the positive position of the franchise and our desire to continue welcoming new fans into the Cavaliers family,” stated Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena President Len Komoroski.

Following are some key quick facts regarding ticket pricing for the 2006-07 season.

The Cavaliers will have over 7,700 seats that will not increase in price.
Over 75% of Cavaliers seats (over 15,000 seats) will increase only $4 or less (including the 7,700 that will not increase at all).
The Cavaliers will still have 1,400 seats priced at only $10. This substantially exceeds the minimum NBA requirement of 500 seats and ranks as one of the highest totals league-wide at this price point. The $10 seats are also one of the lowest priced tickets in all of major league professional sports.

The Cavaliers’ average home attendance continues to increase compared to prior seasons. Average home attendance stands at 19,140 after 32 home games, compared to 18,784 last season at this point. The Cavaliers have hosted 11 sellouts thus far this season compared to 10 at this point last season. With 20,562 seats, Quicken Loans Arena is the NBA’s third largest arena (league-wide average capacity is 19,069).