The Knicks host the Hornets tonight, and it's the second of the five games on their current homestand. Want tickets? Good luck. Hell, even for Knicks road games scheduled more than a month from now, there's already little from which to choose. There are always tickets to be had on the online resale market, though. But how much is Jeremy Lin affecting ticket prices for Knicks games in New York? And how does his impact compare to the effect other stars have had on ticket prices on the secondary market after their arrival?
Will Flaherty, the director of communications for the online ticket search engine SeatGeek, told us last week which NBA teams had the lowest demand for tickets. This time, he ran the numbers on Linsanity. And here's what he found on the resale market for the Knicks' current homestand, including the game that was already played Wednesday night: