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Can our man get into the NBA Finals for $250?

With Lakers-Celtics reaching a fever pitch, we ask: Can you get a ticket at Staples Center for $250? Story

Updated: June 12, 2008, 6:18 PM ET
By Sam Alipour | Special to Page 2

LOS ANGELES -- One of the greatest rivalries in all of sports doesn't taste so sweet when you can taste your sweat while fighting off fans of both the Lakers and Celtics to barter with shysters.

They say that the modern sports fan has been priced out, and I've come to the corner of Figueroa Street and 11th Street, home of Staples Center, for Game 3 of the NBA Finals to prove them wrong, or at least not get arrested. The assignment is this: Can an everyday nine-to-fiver -- or more ...

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