LeBron James, Kobe Bryant drive up opponent ticket prices

Wednesday November 26th, 2014

Star power trumps rivalries when it comes to increasing ticket prices on the secondary market, according to a new study by ticket marketplace ScoreBig.

Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers, and LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers cause the biggest spikes when they go on the road, with James raising resale prices a whopping 200%.

via ScoreBig.com

The chart also shows the Clippers and Lakers battling at the Staples center is the rivalry with the biggest price increase, with the Cavs visiting the Chicago Bulls coming in a close second.

Brendan Maloy

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