Motez Bishara

London-based feature writer and author




Contributor to CNN International, ESPN, Al Jazeera English and The Blizzard. Sports analyst on NPR and SB Nation Radio. Visiting professor of journalism at the Gulf University of Science and Technology. 

One fan travels to find just the ticket in the NBA's basketball games | The National

Basketball and road trips. You would be hard pressed to find two more quintessentially American activities. They are also the central themes of a recent book by the Kuwaiti author and basketball fanatic Motez Bishara called Beating The NBA: Tales from a Frugal Fan. As the title suggests, it is the story of how Bishara, disillusioned with the high pricing of tickets for NBA games, set about beating the system by trawling online ticket agencies and haggling with touts outside arenas as tip-off t
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