The Denver Nuggets are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time since joining the league in 1976 after sweeping the Los Angeles Lakers 4-0 in the Western Conference finals.
With a 113-111 win, the Nuggets came back from a 15-point halftime deficit in Game 4 on Monday. Nikola Jokic led the team, securing his eighth triple-double of the postseason and breaking a tie with Wilt Chamberlain for the most in a single postseason.
Despite the Nuggets’ historical sweep, the average ticket price for Games 1 and 2 at Ball Arena in Denver were significantly less than Games 3 and 4 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The lowest average ticket price for the series was Game 1 at $500.25 and the highest was Game 3 at $906.67.
In the Eastern Conference finals, the Miami Heat lead the Boston Celtics 3-1. The Heat fell short in Game 4, with the final score of 116-99.
Game 1 of the Eastern Conference series has the lowest average ticket price so far across both conference finals at $376.19. The average ticket price for each game in the series has progressively gotten more expensive, with Game 4 at $606.23.
The Celtics and Heat will face off in Game 5 on Thursday at TD Garden in Boston.
The Nuggets will take on the winner in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Ball Arena on June 1 at 8:30 p.m. ET.