Hotels.com basketball fan data
Hotels.com Traveling Hoops Study
In a recent survey from Hotels.com1, most basketball fans said they'd travel up to 600 miles to see their favorite player or team, and 40% of respondents said their No. 1 criteria in choosing where to stay for a game is proximity to the arena. However, NBA fans aren't skimping on style. Most prefer to stay at a 4- or 5-star hotel on the road, and more than 30% said they'd pay an extra $400 a night to stay at the same hotel as their favorite team or player.
Of the cities NBA fans would most like to travel to, Los Angeles, New York and Chicago topped the list. And the teams that fans would most like to see on the road are the Lakers, Bulls and Warriors. The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics also made the top five.
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