Ticket to Dirk's Final Mavericks Home Game Could Cost Big Bucks

Prices could well rise in the next few weeks as the potential finality of that game sets in

Coaches, players and fans across the NBA are saluting Dirk Nowitzki with testimonials, videoboard messages and heartfelt ovations and, here in North Texas, another expression of appreciation.

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Saturday began the one-month countdown to the Mavericks' home finale and, possibly, 40-year-old Nowitzki's last American Airlines Center appearance as a player.

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Many Mavericks fans, though, obviously don't want to risk missing Nowitzki's potential final bow at home. Secondary market ticket prices for that Tuesday, April 9 game are at record levels for a Mavericks regular-season game, ranging, as of Saturday, from $145 for an upper-deck seat to $7,875 for a VIP courtside seat.

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