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Citi Field Seating Chart, New York Mets. 

Citi Field may not be the most popular Major League Baseball stadium in New York City. However, the venue provides a much more intimate experience for baseball fans than nearby Yankee Stadium. On the other hand, you’ll also have long-time New York Mets fans that would have loved to have seen Shea Stadium (former home of the New York Mets) preserved like Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The fact remains that Shea Stadium left much to be desired in terms of premium seating options that cater to New York City area businesses and corporations. Additionally, the New York Mets also wanted to compete with the New York Yankees who were building a brand new Yankee Stadium. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Citi Field seating chart to help baseball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their New York Mets tickets.

Barclays Center Seating Chart, Brooklyn Nets 

The Barclays Center has been home to the Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders since 2012. The Barclays Center is an excellent venue for professional basketball. However, for professional hockey, not so much. In fact, the New York Islanders are exploring opportunities to build their own arena in the Belmont Park, New York area. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Barclays Center seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Brooklyn Nets tickets.

Golden 1 Center Seating Chart, Sacramento Kings

The Golden 1 Center has been home to the Sacramento Kings since 2016. The franchise previously played their home games at Arco Arena in Natomas; a venue that was one of the most outdated arenas in the NBA. In fact, the prospect of the Kings once again relocating to another city seemed likely. That is, until plans for the construction of the Golden 1 Center were solidified. 

Fiserv Forum Seating Chart, Milwaukee Bucks 

Fiserv Forum is one of the newest arenas in the NBA, and replaced the aging BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Bradley Center was a venue many basketball fans considered to be the worst arena in the league. Although Milwaukee is one of the NBA’s smallest markets, there is nothing small market about Fiserv Forum. Especially following the construction of the adjacent “Deer District”, a mixed-use development featuring bars, restaurants, and retail. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Fiserv Forum seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Milwaukee Bucks tickets.

Smoothie King Center Seating Chart, New Orleans Pelicans

The Smoothie King Center (formerly known as New Orleans Arena) may not dominate the NBA headlines like famous venues such as Madison Square Garden, or the Staples Center. After all, the New Orleans Pelicans do play in one of the NBA’s smallest markets. However, with such close proximity to Bourbon Street and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Smoothie King Center would easily become a memorable part of a road trip to “The Big Easy”. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Smoothie King Center seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their New Orleans Pelicans tickets.

Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse Seating Chart, Cleveland Cavaliers 

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Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, formerly known as Quicken Loans Arena as well as Gund Arena, has been home to the Cleveland Cavaliers since 1994. The arena enjoyed vibrant years during Lebron James’ tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Since James’ departure, however, attendance at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse has been on the decline. Nevertheless, the venue is an excellent place to see a professional basketball game, and is located in the thriving Gateway District in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Cleveland Cavaliers tickets.

State Farm Arena Seating Chart, Atlanta Hawks 

State Farm Arena, formerly known as Philips Arena, has been home to the Atlanta Hawks since 1999. The arena was formerly home to the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers (now the Winnipeg Jets), and is one of the busiest arenas in North America. Following a recent $200 million renovation, State Farm Arena is now one of the most modern arenas in the NBA, and has excellent proximity to all downtown Atlanta has to offer. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the State Farm Arena seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Atlanta Hawks tickets.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse Seating Chart, Indiana Pacers.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse, formerly known as Conseco Fieldhouse, is one of the best kept secrets in the NBA. Indianapolis may be one of the NBA’s smallest markets. However, Bankers Life Fieldhouse is major market in terms of its amenities, premium seating options, engaged fan base, and prime location in downtown Indianapolis. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Bankers Life Fieldhouse seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Indiana Pacers tickets.

Chesapeake Energy Center Seating Chart, Oklahoma City Thunder. 

Chesapeake Energy Arena, formerly known as the Ford Center, has been home to the Oklahoma City Thunder since 2008. Due to the high frequency of tornadoes in Oklahoma, the exterior of Chesapeake Energy Arena isn’t much to rave about. However, on the inside, you’ll find one of the most boisterous fan experiences in the NBA. When you factor in the venue’s prime location in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown neighborhood, you’ve got a recipe for an exciting experience in one of the NBA’s smallest markets. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Chesapeake Energy Arena seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Oklahoma City Thunder tickets.

American Airlines Arena Seating Chart, Miami Heat

American Airlines Arena is one of the most modern arenas in the NBA, and is a favorite destination among visiting NBA players. The arena has been home to the Miami Heat since 1999 and was also previously home to the NHL’s Florida Panthers. Located on the beautiful Biscayne Bay, American Airlines Arena displays the Miami vibe more so than any other professional sports venue in South Florida. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the American Airlines Arena seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Miami Heat tickets.

Talking Stick Resort Arena Seating Chart, Phoenix Suns. 

Talking Stick Resort Arena, formerly known as the US Airways Center as well as America West Arena, has been home to the Phoenix Suns since 1992. The venue is slowly becoming one of the oldest arenas in the NBA, however, is scheduled to receive a series of renovations and upgrades in the near future. Although Talking Stick Resort Arena doesn’t dominate the national headlines, its an excellent place to see a professional basketball game; especially with its prime location in the Legends Entertainment District. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Talking Stick Resort Arena seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Phoenix Suns tickets.

Photo of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. 

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Several years ago, the Kansas City Royals conducted a study that examined the viability of building a stadium in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Royals have played their home games at Kauffman Stadium since 1973, which is located on the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex several miles from downtown. New Kansas City Royals owner John Sherman recently stated that he is open to exploring the idea of building a new stadium for the Royals in downtown Kansas City.

Photo of the playing field at Target Field during a Minnesota Twins night game.

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The Minnesota Wild have been selected to host the 2021 NHL Winter Classic. The game will be held at Target Field, home of Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins. The visiting team has not yet been named. The 2021 NHL Winter Classic will not be the first outdoor hockey game for the Minnesota Wild. The Wild hosted the Chicago Blackhawks at TCF Bank Stadium during the 2016 NHL Stadium Series; a game the Wild won by a score of 6-1. 2021 will mark the 13th NHL Winter Classic since the event was founded back in 2008. The Buffalo Sabres hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins at New Era Field during the inaugural NHL Winter Classic.

Photo of the Big A at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Home of the Los Angeles Angels.

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SRB Management LLC, led by Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno, have agreed to purchase Angel Stadium of Anaheim from the city of Anaheim, as well as 153 acres adjacent to the stadium. The deal is valued at $325 million and will likely keep the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim through the 2050 MLB season. 

Photo of the construction of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

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Nearly all of the personal seat licenses (PSL) for Allegiant Stadium (future home of the Las Vegas Raidershave been purchased; netting roughly $400 million for the franchise. A personal seat license is a one-time expense that enables an individual to purchase a season ticket. If an individual does not honor their season ticket agreement with the team, their PSL can be revoked and sold to another individual. The demand for Las Vegas Raiders season tickets are much higher than the organization had originally projected. Allegiant Stadium will have a capacity of 65,000 seats and is expected to cost more than $2 billion to construct when all is said and done.

Exterior photo of Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Home of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards. 

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Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) will begin implementing mobile ticketing for all concerts, Washington Mystics home games, Washington Capitals home games, and Washington Wizards home games at Capital One Arena in 2020. Mobile ticketing is expected to make ticket management and entry into Capital One Arena more feasible for spectators. MSE will utilize the Ticketmaster Presence software which will replace paper tickets with digital passes. 

Exterior photo of Marlins Park. Home of the Miami Marlins. 

Image Credit: Dan Lundberg (CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Miami Marlins and Biscayne Bay Brewing are forming a five year partnership that will bring a beer hall to Marlins Park beginning in 2020. The Biscayne Bay Brew Hall will be a 3,000 square foot space located outside of sections 15 and 16 on the promenade level of Marlins Park. Both Miami Brewing Company and Nightlife Brewing Co. already have a presence at Marlins Park.

AT&T Center Seating Chart, San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have called the AT&T Center home since 2002. Like the Portland Trail Blazers and Utah Jazz, the San Antonio Spurs play in one of the NBA’s smallest markets. However, you would never know it due to the larger than life passion the San Antonio Spurs fan base put on display at the AT&T Center. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the AT&T Center seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their San Antonio Spurs tickets.

Vivint Smart Home Arena Seating Chart, Utah Jazz

Vivint Smart Home Arena, previously known as the Delta Center as well as EnergySolutions Arena, has been home to the Utah Jazz since 1991. Though the arena may be one of the older arenas in the NBA, the Utah Jazz organization have done an excellent job at keeping the venue updated through several renovations over the years. The Utah Jazz play in one of the smallest markets in the NBA, but the Utah Jazz fans are a large market fan base when it comes to their support for the team. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Vivint Smart Home Arena seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Utah Jazz tickets.

Spectrum Center Seating Chart, Charlotte Hornets 

The Spectrum Center, formerly named Time Warner Cable Arena, has been home to the Charlotte Hornets since 2005. Historically, the Charlotte Hornets have never really been a dominant team in the NBA. Add in the fact that the original Charlotte Hornets franchise relocated to New Orleans to become the Pelicans, and the Hornets are left with a much smaller fan base than other NBA teams. Nevertheless, the Spectrum Center is still an excellent place to see a professional basketball game; especially after adding one of the league’s largest scoreboards in 2016. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Spectrum Center seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Charlotte Hornets tickets.

Toyota Center Seating Chart, Houston Rockets

The Toyota Center has been home to the Houston Rockets since 2003 and is one of the most modern arenas in the NBA. The venue is located in thriving downtown Houston, Texas and is in close proximity to both NRG Stadium (Houston Texans) and Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros). The Toyota Center could also become home to a future NHL team if the city is ever able to lure one. Our staff wanted to provide a thorough breakdown of the Toyota Center seating chart to help basketball fans decide where to sit before purchasing their Houston Rockets tickets.