Ticket Prices in Series Between Celtics, Hawks Nearly Double for Games in Boston

Ticket Prices in Series Between Celtics, Hawks Nearly Double for Games in BostonThe Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks play two completely different styles of basketball. The differences between the teams continue among their fan bases.

The two clubs have quite the disparity between them when it comes to prices of tickets on the secondary market. Celtics fans have had to pay a lot more to see the Green play at TD Garden than Hawks fans have had to pay to see their team play at Philips Arena.

Tickets for Game 1 of the series in Atlanta averaged about $53, while Game 2 cost just $48, according to SeatGeek. In contrast, Game 3 in Boston cost the average fan around $112.

Games 4 and 6 at Boston are pricing out around $103 and $116, respectively. That is a stark contrast from Games 5 and 7 in Atlanta, which are going for about $62 and $56, respectively.

Overall, the average ticket prices for the four games in Atlanta come out to $54.63, which is just less than 50 percent of the average for the three games in Boston, at $110.65.

The $54.63 average is actually lower than the Hawks' average ticket price for the regular season, which is $64.68.

The wide gap between ticket prices could be explained for a number of reasons, one of which is the devotion that each fan base has toward its organization. Atlanta fans are notorious for being fickle about their sports teams, while Boston fans are among the most dedicated in the country.

Regardless of that, the Hawks were able to sell out the first two games of the seven-game series, although closer inspection of the crowd would show that a lot of those seats in Atlanta were filled with people in green.

Check out a breakdown of the prices below.

Ticket Prices in Series Between Celtics, Hawks Nearly Double for Games in Boston

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