06/17/2010 12:38 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Lakers Game 7 Ticket Prices Soar On Auction Sites

Online auction sites, which did not exist when the other two finals Game 7s were played in the Los Angeles area, have pushed ticket prices to previously unheard of amounts. Bidding on Thursday morning reached $81,083 for a courtside seat and $619 for a ticket in Staples Center's highest level.

It's a high price to pay, but consider what's on the line when LA takes on Boston in Game 7 -- the Los Angeles Lakers reputation.

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