$800 will get you in the building for Knicks vs Nets; $8,100 will get you courtside seats

The season opener in Brooklyn between the Nets and Knicks is apparently a big deal. So big of a deal that ticket prices have soared to an average of $800.87 on StubHub and other ticket websites.

But that $800 price tag only gets you in the door. If you want the best seats, namely courtside seats, those are going to cost you quite a grip. And when we say “quite a grip”, we mean about $8,100.

Tickets to the Nets’ first regular-season game at the new Barclays Center against the crosstown rival Knicks are commanding an average of $800.87 a pop on StubHub and other secondary-market sites.

The $800.87 average game-day price is already up 18.59 percent from $675.31 on Oct. 1, and it’s six times higher than what an average Nets ticket runs at face value, $132.

The Nets-Knicks game is running as high as $8,100 for courtside seats normally priced for $1,500, and the cheapest seats were selling for $217.

$800 just to get in? $8,100 for courtside seats? Just to watch the Knicks and the Nets? We’ll pass.

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  1. Just shows how the real fans aren’t able to attend any games at prices like this. Not to mention if you wanted to treat the family. $8oo.87 x a family of 4=$3203.48. Where can the average basketball fan get this money. This is more than a drug habit!

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