If the sudden spike in purple and gold flags on cars hasn’t given it away, The Lakers are playing the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals. The series tips off tonight but if you plan on going bring your wallet.
According to the LA Times, ticket scalpers…I mean legitimate ticket brokers are charging over $27,000 for the best seats in the house. According to Stubhub.com, the average ticket to a game at the Staples Center for this series will run you around $775.
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For the record, it’s not just ticket prices that have skyrocketed. In 1987 when these two teams last met in the finals, gas was less than a dollar per gallon and it was still acceptable for players to wear those really short shorts. Those were the days.
For the record, the official 8 Track Kid prediction is Lakers in 6.