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New York Is 2018’s 10th Best Large City for Basketball Fans – WalletHub Study

New York Is 2018’s 10th Best Large City for Basketball Fans – WalletHub Study

With the NBA Finals kicking off on May 31 and the league allowing teams to sell ad space on uniforms as of 2017, estimated to generate $100 million to $150 million in yearly revenue, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst Cities for Basketball Fans.

To find the best cities for professional- and college-basketball fans, WalletHub compared more than 290 of the largest cities across 21 key metrics, ranging from the performance level of each city’s NBA and NCAA Division 1 basketball teams to ticket prices to stadium accessibility.

Basketball Fandom in New York (1=Best, 145=Avg.):

  • 25th – Performance Level of NBA Team(s)
  • 27th – Avg. Ticket Price for NBA Game
  • 27th – NBA Stadium Capacity
  • 6th – Number of NBA Championship Wins
  • 34th – Number of NCAA Div. 1 Basketball Championship Wins
  • 16th – NBA Attendance
  • 27th – NBA Fan Engagement

New York ranks 11th overall and 10th among large cities.
 
For the full report, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-basketball-fans/11034/

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