With a healthy Stephen Curry back and leading the way, the Golden State Warriors advanced to their second straight Western Conference Final after eliminating the Portland Trail Blazers in just five games. The Warriors will face the Oklahoma City Thunder in the penultimate round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs beginning tonight, and for fans hoping to attend an upcoming game in Oakland, they'll be paying big prices for tickets on the secondary market.
According to TicketIQ, the average resale price for Warriors Conference Finals tickets at Oracle Arena is now $732.06. That is nearly identical to that of last year's Conference Finals series against the Houston Rockets, where resale tickets averaged $732.75 across the three games at Oracle Arena.
Game 1 tonight currently owns a secondary market average of $547.43. Last-minute tickets to tonight's game can be found starting from $168. Game 2 Wednesday night will be the cheapest game of the series on average, with tickets averaging $522.72 and the get-in price listed at $195.
The series will head to Chesapeake Energy Arena for Games 3 and 4 on Sunday and next Tuesday, respectively. Thunder tickets in Oklahoma City are averaging similar prices to that of the Warriors' home games, with Game 3 tickets owning a secondary market average of $580.92 and Game 4 averaging a $536.41 ticket. The cheapest ticket to Game 3 is now $180 while Game 4 prices start from $148.
Ticket prices will jump on the resale market should the series extend to a Game 5 back in Oakland next Thursday. The average price for Game 5 Warriors vs Thunder tickets is now $677.29 and the cheapest ticket is $313. Game 6 would be held in Oklahoma City next Saturday and currently owns a $847.35 average and $394 get-in price. A potential Game 7 will be the most expensive game of the Conference Finals at an average resale price of $1,132.50 and $466 get-in price.