In light of Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing on Sunday morning, tickets for Tuesday’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center have completely went through the roof.
According to a report from Hoop Central, the cheapest ticket for Tuesday night’s matchup is currently going for $1,151.
Lower deck seats for midcourt Section 111 are listed at between $4,600 and $11,462, with a pair of seats in Section 330, in the farthest reaches of the arena going for $936 each on the secondary market site.
On Monday, the NBA decided to cancel the game altogether because the players were to distraught about Kobe.
It was Sunday morning when news broke of Kobe Bryant losing his life in a helicopter crash en route to the Mamba Sports Academy, where he was set to serve as a coach for young campers in attendance.
His private chopper went down before noon in the Calabasas area, killing all nine passengers on the flight. Kobe’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, was among those who perished.
Thousands of fans have since showed up up to the Staples Center Plaza to pay their respects to Bryant:
Tuesday night’s game between the Lakers and Clippers is set to tip inside the Staples Center at 10:00 p.m. ET, with TNT
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