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Top Raptors Game 1 ticket went for $23K, StubHub says

Last Updated Jun 1, 2019 at 9:20 am PDT

FILE - Toronto Raptors fans react from outside the Scotiabank Arena, at what's dubbed "Jurassic Park," during game one of the NBA finals against the Golden State Warriors in Toronto on Thursday, May 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
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So far, the top price for Sunday's Game 2 is a mere $10,000

Tickets for Toronto home games account for 70 per cent of its NBA Finals total sales to date

TORONTO – An online ticket-resale site says Game 1 of the NBA Finals was its third-best selling NBA Finals ever.

Ebay-owned StubHub says sales via its site outpaced those in 2016 and 2017, when the Golden State Warriors played the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The most expensive ticket for the Toronto Raptors matchup with the Warriors on Thursday was $23,896.

So far, the top price for Sunday’s Game 2 is a mere $10,000.

StubHub says the 2019 playoffs have already outsold last year’s finals by 57 per cent.

It says tickets for Toronto home games account for 70 per cent of its NBA Finals total sales to date.

(The Canadian Press)