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Pacers Game 5 Tickets Up 6.63% With Chance To Move On To Conference Finals

May 13 2014, 4:40pm CDT | by

When it comes to the NBA playoffs , the Indiana Pacers have certainly kept fans on their toes this postseason. After struggling to put away the eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks in the first round and...

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Pacers Game 5 Tickets Up 6.63% With Chance To Move On To Conference Finals

May 13 2014, 4:40pm CDT | by

When it comes to the NBA playoffs , the Indiana Pacers have certainly kept fans on their toes this postseason. After struggling to put away the eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks in the first round and dropping game 1 of their second-round matchup against the surprising Washington Wizards, the Pacers have found their groove by winning three straight against the Wizards.

While a road to the NBA finals will likely have to go through the defending champion Miami Heat, a punched ticket to the Eastern Conference Finals is just one game away. The Pacers can clinch the series against the Wizards in game 5 on home court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, where ticket prices on the secondary market are finally starting to reflect that reality.

According to TiqIQ , game 5 on Tuesday night is the first of the series in which Indiana will have a get-in price on the secondary market above the lowest listed face value ticket. The cheapest ticket on the primary market for game 5 is $24.95, with the lowest price on the secondary market 4.21% higher at $26. The cheapest tickets on the secondary market in Indiana had been below the lowest listed face price from the start of the series until after a win in game 4.

In fact, the secondary market average is up 6.63% since the Pacers’ three-point game 4 win Sunday night in Washington to take a 3-1 series lead. As fans can’t help but start thinking of a rematch against Miami in the Eastern Conference Finals, something that seemed destined to happen months ago, the average ticket price on the secondary market in round 2 has increased to $163.09 in Indiana.

Surprisingly, this is also the first time in the series that the secondary market average is above the average from the first round against Atlanta, with game 5 tickets against Washington 3.61% above the $157.61 round 1 average. Ticket prices for the Washington series had been below average up to this point, which can be partly attributed to panic or fatigue among some fans after the Pacers fell behind in their round one series against Atlanta 3-2.

But the Eastern Conference’s number one seed has rallied, winning five of its last six games and starting to play with the consistency that many had expected from a team with the conference’s best record at 56-26 and one of the league’s top-ranked defenses.

However, it would be foolish to count the Wizards out. Finishing the year just a few games above .500 at 44-38, the Wizards earned a five seed in the playoffs although few had expected them to make it this far into the playoffs, let alone to defeat the Chicago Bulls in such a dominant fashion by winning their first round series against the Bulls in just five games.

Washington’s success against Chicago and game 1 were so surprising, a Lady Gaga concert scheduled for Thursday night in Washington DC had to be rescheduled in case the Wizards win tonight to force a game 6 back in DC, something no one expected would be needed. Lady Gaga had to move her Philadelphia and DC concert dates in order to accommodate a potential game 6, resulting in a drop in ticket prices for both concerts.

Should Indiana win Game 5, there would be technically be no need for the rescheduled concerts dates. Also should Indiana win Game 5, the price of Pacers tickets for the Conference Finals should continue to increase well above what they’ve been for this series.

 
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7 weeks ago

RM47mil KWSG contributions still unclaimed

Jun 9 2014 7:54am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: About RM47 million of contributions in the Teachers Provident Fund (KWSG) still remain unclaimed, the Dewan ...
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7 weeks ago

Gold shop lost almost RM1mil

Jun 9 2014 3:50am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KANGAR: A gold shop owner lost almost RM1 million after after the safe on in his shop was broken into by robbers ...
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7 weeks ago

Motion to debate MAS losses in Dewan Rakyat rejected

Jun 9 2014 3:39am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: AN emergency motion to debate the losses incurred by Malaysia Airlines last year, amounting to RM1.2 billion was rejected by the Dewan Rak ...
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7 weeks ago

MH370 Tragedy: Hisham: RM27.6 mil spent on 1st phase of SAR

Jun 9 2014 2:11am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia spent some RM27.6 million in its first phase of the search operations for missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370, said Acting Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussei ...
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7 weeks ago

9.1m litres of diesel seized in a month

Jun 8 2014 1:11am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives, and Consumerism ministry has seized some 9.1 million litres of diesel and property worth RM58 million since mounting ‘Operasi Diesel Selatan’ in the southern stat ...
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7 weeks ago

Girl, 9, awarded RM2.78m compensation for medical negligence

Jun 6 2014 4:56am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A nine-year-old girl who suffered brain damage during her birth at a government hospital was awarded over RM2 ...
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7 weeks ago

Malaysia's total trade in April up 12pc

Jun 5 2014 11:52pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's total trade in April 2014 rose by 12 per cent from a year ago to RM123.86 billion due to growing trading activities, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Se ...
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7 weeks ago

Works Ministry to spend RM20m for upgrading works at 50 accident black spots

Jun 4 2014 11:35pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

JOHOR BARU: The Works Ministry will implement upgrading works at 50 accident prone locations in the country that have been identified this year involving an allocation of RM20 milli ...
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7 weeks ago

Najib launches loan scheme for Ramadan traders

Jun 4 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launches RM45 million Ramadan Bazaa ...
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7 weeks ago

Residents bring up objection against Kidex to Suhakam

Jun 4 2014 4:49am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: A group of 20 Petaling Jaya residents held a meeting with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) over their objection against the proposed RM2.2 billion Kinrara Damansara Skyw ...
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