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Price of playoff tickets goes up

Price of playoff tickets goes up

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Tom Callan reportingWhat's going up faster than the price of gas? How about the price of tickets for tomorrow night's showdown between the Utah Jazz and the L.A. Lakers?

It's a case of playoff inflation. Nosebleed seats for tomorrow night's game with L.A. are up $50 from the showdown with the Rockets.

We asked one man about prices. "Tickets to a Jazz game? I don't know, 50 to 100 [dollars], depending on who they're playing," he said. When we told him they're playing the Lakers Friday night, he asked, "Are you hocking something? You got tickets to sell?"

Another man we talked to was looking for a cheap date. We asked him how much is too much. "Anything over 10 bucks," he said.

"They're charging $66 for nosebleeds," we told him.

"That's too much, way too much," he told us.

One fan says he might wait for Sunday, hoping the price goes down.


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