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PostPosted: 05/20/18 10:12 pm    ::: 2018 ATTENDANCE REPORT Reply Reply with quote

8 teams had their home openers this weekend. New York(Fri), Las Vegas(Sun), Los Angeles(Sun) & Atlanta(Sat) all have their openers next weekend.

1. Minnesota - 13,032
2. Phoenix - 11,210
3. Seattle - 8,602
4. Chicago - 7,922
5. Washington 7,400 Laughing
6. Connecticut - 6,637
7. Indiana - 6,565
8. Dallas - 5,907
AVERAGE - 8,409



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Chicago had a really nice crowd.



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PostPosted: 05/21/18 4:29 am    ::: Re: Opening weekend attendance Reply Reply with quote

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4. Chicago - 7,922


Overhead shot of Wintrust Arena during the inaugural game.

https://www.gettyimages.com/license/960665264


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4. Chicago - 7,922


Overhead shot of Wintrust Arena during the inaugural game.

https://www.gettyimages.com/license/960665264


Hmmm. Looks like Washington's isn't the only number that needs a Laughing after it.



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PostPosted: 05/21/18 6:54 am    ::: Re: Opening weekend attendance Reply Reply with quote

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8 teams had their home openers this weekend. New York(Fri), Las Vegas(Sun), Los Angeles(Sun) & Atlanta(Sat) all have their openers next weekend.

1. Minnesota - 13,032
2. Phoenix - 11,210
3. Seattle - 8,602
4. Chicago - 7,922
5. Washington 7,400 Laughing
6. Connecticut - 6,637
7. Indiana - 6,565
8. Dallas - 5,907
AVERAGE - 8,409


Minnesota clearly has the worst fans in the WNBA because they couldn't help the Lynx win a game against an undermanned opponent while Dallas and Connecticut must have the best fans in the WNBA since their teams easily won at home. Very Happy


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PostPosted: 05/21/18 7:25 am    ::: Re: Opening weekend attendance Reply Reply with quote

tfan wrote:
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4. Chicago - 7,922


Overhead shot of Wintrust Arena during the inaugural game.

https://www.gettyimages.com/license/960665264


I think a lot of Sky fans arrived late for that game and that pic was probably taken early on. Wintrust Arena did look about 75% full during the second half of the game.



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PostPosted: 05/21/18 9:38 am    ::: Re: Opening weekend attendance Reply Reply with quote

toad455 wrote:
tfan wrote:
toad455 wrote:

4. Chicago - 7,922


Overhead shot of Wintrust Arena during the inaugural game.

https://www.gettyimages.com/license/960665264


I think a lot of Sky fans arrived late for that game and that pic was probably taken early on. Wintrust Arena did look about 75% full during the second half of the game.


Nice theory, now if you had the observation skills to notice that the scoreboard says there’s 2:59 left in the 4th quarter. Surprised



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PostPosted: 05/21/18 9:39 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Not too shabby.


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PostPosted: 05/21/18 11:48 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I was at the Mercury game. There was about 9000 people in the building. There were some open sections in the upper decks, where people sat as well.


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PostPosted: 05/21/18 3:37 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

How are attendance figures actually calculated? Is it determined by how many tickets are sold for that specific game or do they do a body count of the number of people in the building?



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PostPosted: 05/21/18 4:33 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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How are attendance figures actually calculated? Is it determined by how many tickets are sold for that specific game or do they do a body count of the number of people in the building?


I think it is "tickets distributed"which means tickets sold and or given away. Some teams give away a lot of tickets which often never get used. That's how the NBA does it. Don't see why the WNBA would be any different.

https://www.ajc.com/sports/basketball/commentary-why-the-hawks-attendance-figures-are-disingenuous/iDC66FYLdOcfmZlGj4sJjO/

http://www.latimes.com/la-sp-attendance-082305-story.html

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The NBA and NHL announce the number of tickets distributed, adding complimentary tickets -- for players' families, league officials, sponsors and such -- to the number of tickets sold.


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Rock Hard wrote:
How are attendance figures actually calculated? Is it determined by how many tickets are sold for that specific game or do they do a body count of the number of people in the building?

All I know is that there are homeless people in the Mt Vernon Triangle area with queen size, 2" thick mattresses made entirely out of unused Mystics tickets.



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Luuuc wrote:
Rock Hard wrote:
How are attendance figures actually calculated? Is it determined by how many tickets are sold for that specific game or do they do a body count of the number of people in the building?

All I know is that there are homeless people in the Mt Vernon Triangle area with queen size, 2" thick mattresses made entirely out of unused Mystics tickets.


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PostPosted: 05/22/18 7:51 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

After a solid weekend, tonight we saw two very lightly attended games.

Indiana - 4,742
Washington - 4,509

At least the Mystics were honest about tonight's number.



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PostPosted: 05/22/18 10:05 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Washington - 4,509
At least the Mystics were honest about tonight's number.

IMO you've got a very generous definition of honest.



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PostPosted: 05/23/18 11:47 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I think the Washington count is accurate if you count both teams including coaching staffs, venders, the camera crews and the kids under the baskets with the mops


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I think the Washington count is accurate if you count both teams including coaching staffs, venders, the camera crews and the kids under the baskets with the mops


Laughing Laughing for a total of 60 . That seems more believable



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I think the Washington count is accurate if you count both teams including coaching staffs, venders, the camera crews and the kids under the baskets with the mops

I still think it's more likely they arrived at the number by counting individual butt cheeks on seats rather than people on seats.
To complete my hypothesis I'm just trying to figure out how it ended up being an odd number.



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I think the Washington count is accurate if you count both teams including coaching staffs, venders, the camera crews and the kids under the baskets with the mops

That would not be unprecedented. I read that many college football programs include vendors, security people, ushers, ticket-takers, and the press in their attendance numbers.


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It's hard to post these numbers now and have the Liberty sitting at the bottom. UPDATED to include Las Vegas' home opener.

RANK. TEAM(# games) - 2018 Average [+/- 2017 Average)
1. Los Angeles Sparks(1) - 11,201 (-149)
2. Minnesota Lynx(2) - 10,433 (+26)
3. Phoenix Mercury(2) - 9,639 (-274)
4. Seattle Storm(2) - 7,234 (-470)
5. Chicago Sky(2) - 7,035 (+452)
6. Connecticut Sun(3) - 6,017 (-711)
7. Dallas Wings(1) - 5,907 (+2,035)
8. Washington Mystics(3) - 5,877 (-1,894)
9. Indiana Fever(3) - 5,241 (-2,297)
10. Atlanta Dream(1) - 4,749 (+297)
11. Las Vegas Aces(1) - 4,467 (-1,919)
12. New York Liberty(1) - 2,315 (-7,574)
WNBA AVERAGE(22) - 6,760 (-956)



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Mystics real attendance wasn't that bad this last game versus the lower half of the league.


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PostPosted: 05/28/18 9:25 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Good news for Dallas! I think there is still quite a bit of difference between their reported and actual attendance but it looks a whole lot better than the past couple of seasons. I wonder what they are doing differently?


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Good news for Dallas! I think there is still quite a bit of difference between their reported and actual attendance but it looks a whole lot better than the past couple of seasons. I wonder what they are doing differently?


Apparently their season ticket base has nearly doubled. So hopefully they keep up the 5k numbers all season. Dallas saw some terribly small crowds last year.



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Good news for Dallas! I think there is still quite a bit of difference between their reported and actual attendance but it looks a whole lot better than the past couple of seasons. I wonder what they are doing differently?


When you sign the best player in the world, I guess it can lead to good things happening. Who da thunk.



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PostPosted: 05/28/18 11:35 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

This article says 4,467 for Vegas.

https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/basketball/aces-wnba/aces-entertain-but-fall-short-in-las-vegas-opener-to-seattle/


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This article says 4,467 for Vegas.

https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/basketball/aces-wnba/aces-entertain-but-fall-short-in-las-vegas-opener-to-seattle/


That's it? Not good for a home opener. Definitely looked like more.



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so-many-pickles wrote:
This article says 4,467 for Vegas.

https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/basketball/aces-wnba/aces-entertain-but-fall-short-in-las-vegas-opener-to-seattle/


That's it? Not good for a home opener. Definitely looked like more.


It didn't look like more to me, but it was the type of crowd that WNBA teams will normally announce as 7 thousand-ish. I seem to recall it being said that the other casino owner, the Sun, were more honest in their announced attendance back in the day but don't know if that still holds true.


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josephkramer44 wrote:
Good news for Dallas! I think there is still quite a bit of difference between their reported and actual attendance but it looks a whole lot better than the past couple of seasons. I wonder what they are doing differently?


I was there that number is accurate. Reminder we only played 1 home game so far.



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UPDATED to include Las Vegas' home opener.



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toad455 wrote:
so-many-pickles wrote:
This article says 4,467 for Vegas.

https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/basketball/aces-wnba/aces-entertain-but-fall-short-in-las-vegas-opener-to-seattle/


That's it? Not good for a home opener. Definitely looked like more.


First, the arena only holds 12,000, which is smaller than other WNBA teams (e.g., Phoenix, LA, Minnesota, etc.) that play in NBA venues.

Second, the arena is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International, which means the operating costs are a lot less then other WNBA teams, as the security, concessions, etc. are already in place for the casino (same deal with the CT Sun). So the ability to turn a profit is greater (and easier) and does not require as much in terms of paid attendance as other franchises.

Third, I am curious to see how much of a travel destination this becomes for fans of other WNBA teams. There are Mercury trips being planned to Vegas, for example, for the Aces-Mercury games.


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Apparently Vegas are down to 7,500-8,000 with the current configuration, but a bit of a suprise the attendance would be that low given CRDS saying here that they were heading for a sellout.



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PostPosted: 05/31/18 1:32 am    ::: Old Story but Accurate Reply Reply with quote

I've wondered for years how attendance was calculated. Even though this is an old story (2005) and covers mainly baseball, it is a good primer on how game attendance figures are calculated. The biggest thing is the no-show rate based upon tickets distributed. In baseball, it seems to be more around 19-20% per game for most teams. While we don't have a definitive way of knowing for sure what that rate would be for the WNBA, I would not be surprised that successful teams like LA, Minnesota and Connecticut are closer to 10-15% while teams that have been on the bottom end of the standings in recent years like Indiana, Atlanta or Dallas could be closer to 25-30%. http://www.latimes.com/la-sp-attendance-082305-story.html



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Just a note, the Vegas home opener has been officially announced as 7,662; not 4,467.



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14 games this week, only one game had over 10k and 11 games drew below 6k. Not a pretty start.

RANK. TEAM(# games) - 2018 Average [+/- 2017 Average)
1. Los Angeles Sparks(2) - 12,351 (+1,001)
2. Minnesota Lynx(3) - 9,899 (-508)
3. Phoenix Mercury(3) - 9,155 (-758)
4. Las Vegas Aces(2) - 6,619 (+233)
5. Seattle Storm(4) - 6,039 (-1,665)
6. Connecticut Sun(3) - 6,017 (-711)
7. Chicago Sky(4) - 5,813 (-770)
8. Washington Mystics(4) - 5,702 (-2,069)
9. Dallas Wings(2) - 5,549 (+1,677)
10. Indiana Fever(4) - 5,324 (-2,214)
11. Atlanta Dream(3) - 4,110 (-342)
12. New York Liberty(2) - 1,916 (-7,974)
WNBA AVERAGE(36) - 6,442 (-1,274)



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Tonight was reportedly a 13k sellout in LA as well. Wonder why they're drawing so well after losing a championship game. Would be interesting to know if there've been any special initiatives that have led to it that other teams could copy (besides several years of being really good).



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A lot of red numbers in that list ...


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A lot of red numbers in that list ...


The Liberty are to be expected, but the Storm, Fever & Mystics are no where close to last season's averages.



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PUmatty wrote:
A lot of red numbers in that list ...

The Liberty are to be expected, but the Storm, Fever & Mystics are no where close to last season's averages.

Putting aside the fact that nearly all of these numbers are fabricated and meaningless, it's also true that "attendance" typically improves as the season progresses, right?
From my observations it's also pretty standard for there to be a bit of lag between a team becoming better/more entertaining, and the attendance following suit.



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Luuuc wrote:
toad455 wrote:
PUmatty wrote:
A lot of red numbers in that list ...

The Liberty are to be expected, but the Storm, Fever & Mystics are no where close to last season's averages.

Putting aside the fact that nearly all of these numbers are fabricated and meaningless, it's also true that "attendance" typically improves as the season progresses, right?
From my observations it's also pretty standard for there to be a bit of lag between a team becoming better/more entertaining, and the attendance following suit.


Agreed the closest team would be my wings in my opinion with the addition of cambage changing the entire landscape of our team but maybe im.a bit biased so...Although or two home games have been wayyyy bigger than any game played last season.



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WNBA 09 wrote:
Luuuc wrote:
toad455 wrote:
PUmatty wrote:
A lot of red numbers in that list ...

The Liberty are to be expected, but the Storm, Fever & Mystics are no where close to last season's averages.

Putting aside the fact that nearly all of these numbers are fabricated and meaningless, it's also true that "attendance" typically improves as the season progresses, right?
From my observations it's also pretty standard for there to be a bit of lag between a team becoming better/more entertaining, and the attendance following suit.


Agreed the closest team would be my wings in my opinion with the addition of cambage changing the entire landscape of our team but maybe im.a bit biased so...Although or two home games have been wayyyy bigger than any game played last season.

It seems like Dallas did something else prior to the season to boost their popularity, given their huge increase in season ticket holders before Cambage had even arrived in the country.



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14 games this week, only one game had over 10k and 11 games drew below 6k. Not a pretty start.

RANK. TEAM(# games) - 2018 Average [+/- 2017 Average)
1. Los Angeles Sparks(2) - 12,351 (+1,001)
2. Minnesota Lynx(3) - 9,899 (-508)
3. Phoenix Mercury(3) - 9,155 (-758)
4. Las Vegas Aces(2) - 6,619 (+233)
5. Seattle Storm(4) - 6,039 (-1,665)
6. Connecticut Sun(3) - 6,017 (-711)
7. Chicago Sky(4) - 5,813 (-770)
8. Washington Mystics(4) - 5,702 (-2,069)
9. Dallas Wings(2) - 5,549 (+1,677)
10. Indiana Fever(4) - 5,324 (-2,214)
11. Atlanta Dream(3) - 4,110 (-342)
12. New York Liberty(2) - 1,916 (-7,974)
WNBA AVERAGE(36) - 6,442 (-1,274)


I would be interested in knowing from the fans if their teams increased ticket prices this year. Dream did away with the lowest cost tickets and increased the prices for all of the other tickets from what I can tell, despite attendance dropping off and games being played in a less popular and less accessible arena. How about other teams?


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Luuuc wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
Luuuc wrote:
toad455 wrote:
PUmatty wrote:
A lot of red numbers in that list ...

The Liberty are to be expected, but the Storm, Fever & Mystics are no where close to last season's averages.

Putting aside the fact that nearly all of these numbers are fabricated and meaningless, it's also true that "attendance" typically improves as the season progresses, right?
From my observations it's also pretty standard for there to be a bit of lag between a team becoming better/more entertaining, and the attendance following suit.


Agreed the closest team would be my wings in my opinion with the addition of cambage changing the entire landscape of our team but maybe im.a bit biased so...Although or two home games have been wayyyy bigger than any game played last season.

It seems like Dallas did something else prior to the season to boost their popularity, given their huge increase in season ticket holders before Cambage had even arrived in the country.


Only thing i could think of was the discounted season ticket prices for early sign ups that took place during the season finale last year and also during the offseason.



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14 games this week, only one game had over 10k and 11 games drew below 6k. Not a pretty start.

RANK. TEAM(# games) - 2018 Average [+/- 2017 Average)
1. Los Angeles Sparks(2) - 12,351 (+1,001)
2. Minnesota Lynx(3) - 9,899 (-508)
3. Phoenix Mercury(3) - 9,155 (-758)
4. Las Vegas Aces(2) - 6,619 (+233)
5. Seattle Storm(4) - 6,039 (-1,665)
6. Connecticut Sun(3) - 6,017 (-711)
7. Chicago Sky(4) - 5,813 (-770)
8. Washington Mystics(4) - 5,702 (-2,069)
9. Dallas Wings(2) - 5,549 (+1,677)
10. Indiana Fever(4) - 5,324 (-2,214)
11. Atlanta Dream(3) - 4,110 (-342)
12. New York Liberty(2) - 1,916 (-7,974)
WNBA AVERAGE(36) - 6,442 (-1,274)


I would be interested in knowing from the fans if their teams increased ticket prices this year. Dream did away with the lowest cost tickets and increased the prices for all of the other tickets from what I can tell, despite attendance dropping off and games being played in a less popular and less accessible arena. How about other teams?


My season ticket for the Storm went up from $21 to $24 per game. It was the first increase in a while. I think my section is the second-cheapest.


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toad455 wrote:
Just a note, the Vegas home opener has been officially announced as 7,662; not 4,467.


I guess Vegas hadn't been told that they didn't have to report actual attendance as official attendance. Either that or they recounted 70% of the people as they left.


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Just for comparison.After 43 Home games last season.The avg attendance was 6.814

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1. Los Angeles Sparks(3) - 10,418 (+780)
2. Phoenix Mercury(4) - 8,917 (-1,434)
3. Minnesota Lynx(3) - 8,767 (-499)
4. New York Liberty(5) - 7,715 (-2,009)
5. San Antonio Stars(4) - 6,852 (+467)
6. Indiana Fever(3) - 6,596 (-1,979)
7. Connecticut Sun(2) - 6,389 (+552)
8. Seattle Storm(5) - 6,443 (-787)
9. Washington Mystics(4) - 5,819 (-1,110)
10. Chicago Sky(4) - 5,619 (-1,390)
11. Atlanta Dream(3) - 4,308 (-1,306)
12. Dallas Wings(3) - 3,443 (-1,855)
WNBA Average(43) - 6,814 (-840)


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PostPosted: 06/04/18 4:28 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

zune69 wrote:
Just for comparison.After 43 Home games last season.The avg attendance was 6.814

toad455 wrote:

1. Los Angeles Sparks(3) - 10,418 (+780)
2. Phoenix Mercury(4) - 8,917 (-1,434)
3. Minnesota Lynx(3) - 8,767 (-499)
4. New York Liberty(5) - 7,715 (-2,009)
5. San Antonio Stars(4) - 6,852 (+467)
6. Indiana Fever(3) - 6,596 (-1,979)
7. Connecticut Sun(2) - 6,389 (+552)
8. Seattle Storm(5) - 6,443 (-787)
9. Washington Mystics(4) - 5,819 (-1,110)
10. Chicago Sky(4) - 5,619 (-1,390)
11. Atlanta Dream(3) - 4,308 (-1,306)
12. Dallas Wings(3) - 3,443 (-1,855)
WNBA Average(43) - 6,814 (-840)


It's going to be hard for the WNBA to jigger the books to get an increase this year with the Libs in Westchester. That -2,009 is only going to get bigger.



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I did some math about the Liberty. Even if their two camp days at MSG are sellouts(19,800), the most they can average with 2k a night a WCC is 4,094. Of course they can increase capacity at WCC to 4,600, so we'll see if more fans show up at WCC as the season goes on.



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13 games this week with 6 games over 7k. Numbers always start of low, but this is looking grim with 3/4 of the league averaging below 6,500.

RANK. TEAM(# games) - 2018 Average [+/- 2017 Average)
1. Los Angeles Sparks(4) - 10,536 (-814)
2. Minnesota Lynx(3) - 9,899 (-508)
3. Phoenix Mercury(5) - 8,954 (-959)
4. Las Vegas Aces(3) - 6,383 (-3)
5. Washington Mystics(5) - 6,279 (-1,492)
6. Connecticut Sun(4) - 6,206 (-523)
7. Seattle Storm(5) - 6,100 (-1,604)
8. Chicago Sky(4) - 5,813 (-770)
9. Dallas Wings(2) - 5,549 (+1,677)
10. Indiana Fever(5) - 5,394 (-2,144)
11. Atlanta Dream(3) - 3,790 (-662)
12. New York Liberty(5) - 2,833 (-7,056)
WNBA AVERAGE(49) - 6,390 (-1,326)



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Optimistically, the W seems at least able to maintain its niche status.

I consider that a win.



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PostPosted: 06/11/18 12:37 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

toad455 wrote:
13 games this week with 6 games over 7k. Numbers always start of low, but this is looking grim with 3/4 of the league averaging below 6,500.

RANK. TEAM(# games) - 2018 Average [+/- 2017 Average)
1. Los Angeles Sparks(4) - 10,536 (-814)
2. Minnesota Lynx(3) - 9,899 (-508)
3. Phoenix Mercury(5) - 8,954 (-959)
4. Las Vegas Aces(3) - 6,383 (-3)
5. Washington Mystics(5) - 6,279 (-1,492)
6. Connecticut Sun(4) - 6,206 (-523)
7. Seattle Storm(5) - 6,100 (-1,604)
8. Chicago Sky(4) - 5,813 (-770)
9. Dallas Wings(2) - 5,549 (+1,677)
10. Indiana Fever(5) - 5,394 (-2,144)
11. Atlanta Dream(3) - 3,790 (-662)
12. New York Liberty(5) - 2,833 (-7,056)
WNBA AVERAGE(49) - 6,390 (-1,326)


Yes and no.

Mohegan Sun Arena holds 9.323 for basketball. So assuming that the numbers reflect the total number of tickets sold, that means the 2/3 of the arena was sold.

Also, are the 2017 averages that you are using based on the entire season for 2017, or are they based on the attendance number at the same time last year?


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