Want to go to Game 6 of the NBA Finals but don’t have tickets yet? If you are looking to a reseller, prepare to open your wallet very wide. On the secondary market, ticket prices for the Warriors-Raptors game reached a record high for Oracle Arena this week, according to ticket vendor TickPick, as reported by FOX Business.
Fox reported that according to TickPick, the “get-in” price, or cheapest available ticket for Game 6, was $1,021 as of Tuesday, the highest price ever for Oracle Arena. The average purchase price was $1,170, while the average listing price was $5,822. Thursday the get-in price was a little lower, $622, the average listing price was $3,308 and the average purchase price was $1,128, according to TickPick Marketing Strategist Kyle Zorn.
Basketball and football dominated Forbes’s top 100 list of the highest-paying sports, and there was a wide variety of nationalities amongst the top athletes. Forbes calculates the athletes’ earnings by adding up their prize money, salaries and endorsements between June 2018 and June 2019.
Athletes from 10 sports made the top 100, with NBA stars leading the way. Thirty-five of their players featured (down from 40 last year), headed by LeBron James at $US89 million. Stephen Curry ($US79.8 million) and Kevin Durant ($USS65.4 million) also made the top 10. No Australians made the list, but basketballer Steven Adams from New Zealand came in at 78th.
Mike Cherry: Kyrie Irving jerseys are the only #Celtics gear on sale for 50% at Modell’s in Manchester, NH. That’s a pretty clear indicator that retailers aren’t confident in his return.
As of Saturday afternoon, the cheapest tickets for Game 5 in Toronto on Monday are going for $3,238 on the ticket reselling website Stub Hub. A cursory search found a single ticket with an obstructed view going for $11,120.