Kobe＇s retirement is good for business.
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The five-time NBA champion is set to play his last game on Wednesday, and tickets are reaching exorbitant levels.
The average price for a ticket to the Lakers game in Los Angeles is listed at over $2,100 and selling for about $1,400. To even get in the arena costs more than $800. The most expensive ticket is listed for $29,200. At least it's courtside. Tickets for Wednesday's game have gone up more than six times in price.
TiqIQ, which started tracking ticket resales in 2010, said these are record levels for a regular season NBA game. Ticket prices for Wednesday's game are up 89% from last year's final Lakers home game, according to StubHub.
Bryant has spent 20 seasons in the NBA and has played for the Lakers since signing with them at 17.