NBA Finals 2022 How much are Celtics vs Warriors tickets?
The NBA Finals are set after the Boston Celtics scored their ticket to the title series on Sunday night. The Golden State Warriors had been waiting for an opponent since Thursday when they beat the Dallas Mavericks to reach the final.
Warriors in Finals after two years without playoffs
Ever since the Warriors advanced to Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, Golden State fans have been doing their business to make sure they’ll be there when Steph Curry and company fight for the Larry O’Brien trophy.
Boston fans must have sweated, after the The Celtics were pushed to a Game 7. Jayson Tatum and company dealt with the Miami Heat, The Celtics die hards surely hit the World Wide Web hard by ensuring they would be around for at least Games 3 and 4.
Steve Kerr’s side are back in the Finals for the first time in two years, but it’s common ground for the Warriors and their fans. It’s the sixth time in the last eight years that Golden State has reached the final series of the NBA season. For a franchise and a fan base used to being in this position, the two years without a title shot must seem like an eternity.
Boston fans will know to wait forever for a chance to become crowned NBA champions. This year will mark the first time in 12 years the Celtics have made it to the Finals, and fans will be eager to book their tickets to TD Garden.
Ticket prices increase over the series
You might think that due to the C Finals drought, the prices in Boston might exceed those in San Francisco, but that’s not the case. In fact the average prices are about the same, according to TicketSmarter.
The cheapest Game 1 tickets at Chase Center are $800, which is the cheapest ticket any fan group will find in the seven-game series. The average ticket price for the opening is $2,353, and the most expensive seats cost $16,852.
As the series progresses, tickets will become more expensive given the possibility of closing matches.
It will cost Celtics fans at least $814 to watch the game under the TD Garden roof for Game 3 in Boston. The average price is $2,361 for the Beantown opening, with the most expensive ticket being $15,750.
The costliest game right now will be Game 5 at Chase Center. It’s expected to be a tie game and every team is almost guaranteed to win at least one game, so Game 5 could, in theory, be the first potential knockout game. These tickets cost at least $1,049, while the average price hovers around $3,655. If you’re looking to do it all, the most expensive ticket will set you back $24,716, which is currently the series’ most expensive admission price.
If the series goes the distance, Game 7 in San Francisco will cost a minimum of $1,391, with the average price being $4,267. While the average price increases as the series progresses, the most expensive tickets cost just $11,870.
Obviously, prices will change as the series progresses. Game 1 at Chase Center kicks off Thursday at 9:00 p.m. ET.