Someone paid over $76K for Raptors Game 1 NBA Finals tickets

May 28 2019, 7:41 am

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The Toronto Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history and tickets are expensive and hard to come by.

But one mystery fan was willing to put down big bucks — we’re talking $76,477.50 CAD — to watch the Raptors and Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Toronto.

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“$56,876.77: What someone just paid for a pair of two courtside seats on StubHub to Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Toronto ($76,477.50 in Canadian $),” tweeted American sports business reporter Aaron Rovell on Monday.

Tickets for Game 1 went on sale to the general public on Monday, but were available on resale sites in advance. On StubHub, the cheapest tickets for Game 1 are selling for over $900 CAD.Ā 

Games 1 and 2 will take place at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, before the series shifts to Oracle Arena in Oakland for Games 3 and 4.

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