CHICAGO (CBS) — Tickets went on sale this morning for the Bulls playoff series with the Miami Heat, but seats on the secondary market are already selling for a premium.
As of 11:30 a.m., there were a few single seats still available on Ticketmaster for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday–ranging in price from $150 (for nosebleed seats) to about $350 (for mid-level seats.) Single seats were also still available for Game 2 for around the same price.
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However, those tickets are likely to go soon.
Ticket brokers, like Stub Hub, have several thousand seats available, going as high as nearly $10,000 for court-side seats. Standing room seats are going for $120.
Some sellers are also turning to Craigslist, where tickets in the upper 300 level are selling for between $150 to $300 each.
The full playoff schedule:
Game 1 – Sunday, May 15, Miami at Bulls, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 2 – Wednesday, May 18, Miami at Bulls, 7:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 – Sunday, May 22, Bulls at Miami, 7:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4 – Tuesday, May 24, Bulls at Miami, 7:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Thursday, May 26, Miami at Bulls, 7:30 p.m., TNT
Game 6 * Saturday, May 28, Bulls at Miami, 7:30 p.m., TNT
Game 7 * Monday, May 30, Miami at Bulls, 7:30 p.m., TNT
* If necessary