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Someone just paid a record-price for courtside tickets to the NBA Finals

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Vincent Plana Jun 03, 2019 5:19 pm 8,006

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The 2019 NBA Finals are heating up and ticket prices only continue to climb through the roof.

According to Darren Rovell, Sport Business Reporter at Action Network, a new per seat record has been set for the Finals.

One diehard fan has spent $101,015 USD (that’s $135,759 in Canadian dollars) on a pair of courtside seats to Game 4 between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors on Friday.

Not only is that nearly double what someone paid for a pair of courtside seats during Game 1 in Toronto last week, it’s also enough to buy a luxury car.

As the Golden State Warriors take the series to Bay Area for the next two games, tickets on StubHub are also on the rise.

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A quick search on the online reseller shows the cheapest price for Game 3 tickets is $947 CAD ($705 USD), with a seat to Game 4 listed for a minimum of $951 CAD ($707 USD).

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The cheapest available tickets on StubHub for Game 3 and 4 of the NBA Finals (StubHub).

Here’s to hoping the Raptors put up a better fight than they did last game — they’ll need it if they want to make those ticket prices worth it.


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