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Nets land in dollar bin

New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams drives

New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams drives around Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving in the first quarter. (Jan. 27, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Team Marketing Report is out with its annual survey of NBA ticket costs, which shows that – no surprise – the two most expensive teams are the Knicks and Lakers, who average $117.47 and $99.25 for their non-premium seats.

The Nets’ average is $37.06, below the league figure of $48.48.

But wait: Many fans are more interested in the going rate on the secondary market, where prices rise and fall based on demand.

Take Wednesday: The Knicks host the lowly Kings, and the cheapest ticket was going for $30 as of late Friday on, a site that monitors several dozen outlets.

That same night the Nets host the Grizzlies. Lowest price, not counting fees: $1.

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