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Secondary market still seeing strong demand for tickets

The secondary ticket market is still going strong -- but plenty of good bargains are out there. Jemele Hill

Updated: April 13, 2009, 1:20 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jay-Z once rhymed, "When the streets is watching blocks keep clocking."

If the streets were watching Friday evening in Orlando before the Knicks-Magic game, what they would report doesn't exactly reinforce the idea that we're living in an economic downturn.

Cameron Hope, a ticket broker in Orlando, had three lower-bowl tickets left and was hustling for more. The game was sold out, which was a dangling carrot for online and street-corner ticket brokers (scalping is ...

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