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Fox Business : reported that NBA All-Star Game Ticket Prices Plunge: Location Change to Blame?

As it stated in “While many fans will travel to NBA All-Star Weekend, the local market plays a big role in the demand for tickets,” SeatGeek content analyst Chris Leyden told FOX Business.
That number is a 71% decrease from last year in Toronto, when the cheapest ticket on the Friday before the game cost $644.
Last August, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that New Orleans had been granted hosting rights for the 2017 All-Star Weekend.
Continue Reading BelowAs of Friday morning, the cheapest available seat for Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game at the Smoothie King Center cost $184, according to data compiled by TicketIQ, a resale market ticket aggregator.
The plunge may not be over — the price of the cheapest seat in 2014, when New Orleans last hosted the All-Star Game, fell 39% between Friday and tip-off on Sunday.

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Live streaming: Watch NBA All-Star Celebrities Game 2017 live online, on TV

Live streaming: Watch NBA All-Star Celebrities Game 2017 live online, on TV

Match scheduleDate: February 17Time: 7 pm ET (12 am GMT, 5:30 am IST [Saturday])Venue: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New OrleansWhere to watch liveIndia: TV – Sony SIX, Sony SIX HD and SONY ESPN, SONY ESPN HDUSA: TV – ESPN.
The NBA All-Star Celebrities Game 2017 features some of the best of Hollywood talents — from the veteran Tom Cavanagh to the young Stranger Things star Caleb McLaughlin.
Live streaming – Watch ESPN.
According to Bleacher Report, Team East is the favourite to win the match on Friday (Feb 17).
The team, coached by ESPN’s Jemele Hill, consists of last year’s celebrity game MVP Win Butler — the lead singer of indie rock band Arcade Fire.

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2017 NBA All-Star Game — Brazil great Oscar Schmidt leads East in Celebrity Game

Jemele Hill’s East team tops Michael Smith’s West squad 88-59 in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, with 14-year-old Saints superfan Jarrius Robertson scoring late in the fourth quarter.
1 RelatedThe Brazilian basketball great and five-time Olympian joined a parade of retired NBA stars, current WNBA players, team owners, celebrity musicians and television personalities at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Friday night.
His East team beat the West 88-59.
Though drafted by the New Jersey Nets in 1984, Brazilian basketball legend Oscar Schmidt never played a minute in the NBA.
The East had Schmidt, Lasry, entertainer Nick Cannon, the WNBA’s Lindsay Whalen, former NBA point guard Jason Williams, and Arcade Fire lead singer Win Butler.

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