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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Quantifying the Linsanity of Knicks vs. Heat

By Tom Haberstroh

How much are you willing to pay to see Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks take on the league's hottest team in Miami?

Apparently, a lot.

It's the hottest ticket on the planet right now. A long-time Heat official told me last night that the Knicks-Heat game on Thursday is the most requested game for tickets he can remember.

More than last season's Finals.

I wanted to put a number on it so I contacted TiqIq, a ticket data company that tracks the secondary market (eBay, StubHub, etc), to shed some light on the ticket market for Knicks vs. Heat on Thursday night.

Here's what they gave me (it's stunning):
Below is data on their previous 2 match ups @ Miami:
Yes, someone is asking for about $10,000 for a ticket to regular season game in February. And it just might work. Linsanity, indeed.