This evening marks the first round of the NBA playoffs, with the Golden State Warriors pitted against the Houston Rockets at California’s Oracle Arena.

In Oakland, tickets are selling for an average resale price of $503 for Game 1 and $474 for Game 2, making the Warriors one of the hottest teams in the NBA playoffs.

NBA Playoffs Average Ticket Prices 2016*

Game Location Date Avg. Ticket Price
Game 1 Oakland 4/16/16 $503
Game 2 Oakland 4/18/16 $474
Game 3 Houston 4/21/16 $210
Game 4 Houston 4/24/16 $181

*Based on data from the secondary market

Games 1, 2, and 3 of this series are the three hottest NBA playoff tickets across the league for Round 1 of the playoffs, and it’s more than twice as expensive to see the Warriors in Oakland as it is to see a game in Houston.

NBA Playoff Tickets


Prices for Warriors playoff games this year are more than twice as much for home games, and nearly double for away games. For fans still looking for tickets to the game, the current “get-in” price for one ticket to Game 1 is $168 on SeatGeek.
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