Game 7th heaven

The games are never that great, but Bill Simmons knows you can't put a price on a Game 7.

Updated: June 27, 2005, 12:05 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

Outside the Boston Garden before Game 7 of the '84 NBA Finals, scalpers were getting upwards of $2,000 per ticket. Since we were fortunate enough to own midcourt seats, I remember my father perking up as we heard the numbers being tossed around on Causeway Street. Four grand for our seats? He could barely afford season tickets as it was. That money could have paid for the next two seasons. It was enough to make him think.

Did he ever really consider it? Of course not. As basketball ...

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