— Published 11 April 2023

The record-breaking season

The health crisis is definitely a thing of the past for the NBA. The North American league has released the attendance figures for its regular season, which ended Sunday, April 9. They show a new record. No less than 22,234,502 spectators attended the games of the first phase in the United States and Canada. A result slightly higher than the 22,124,559 people of the 2017/2018 season. For the first time, the average attendance exceeded the 18,000 spectator mark per game (18,077), with a historic fill rate of 97%. Finally, the last record, no less than 791 matches were sold out, compared to 760 in 2018/2019.