Archive for the ‘San Antonio Spurs’ Category


With training camp and the pre-season just weeks away, and with the Raptors unveiling their tentatively tiered pricing for every home game on the schedule (prices will eventually fluctuate based on demand), I thought now would be a good time to help fellow Raptors fans looking for the best bang for their buck this season at the Air Canada Centre.

This season, there are five tiers of pricing for regular season games: Best Value, Value, Premium, Premium+ and Super Premium. To give you an idea of the variance in price across the different tiers, I’ll use the price point my season tickets fall under (Balcony Prime 1).

In Balcony Prime 1, the face value of each tier breaks down like this:

Best Value: $36

Value: $47

Premium: $62

Premium+: $80

Super Premium: $127

That’s quite the range, with Super Premium games deemed to be more than three-and-a-half times as valuable as Best Value games.

Without further ado, here are the games I feel offer the best value for fans:

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In what should come as no surprise, the Spurs ended the Raptors’ winning streak in pretty easy fashion.

Here are some brief thoughts on the game:

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The Raptors return from a brief Holiday break looking for a sixth straight win. Unfortunately, they’re looking for it in San Antonio…

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Had the Raptors won some of the other close games they’ve been in this season, it would be a lot easier to look at the positives from taking the Spurs to the wire. Instead, they sit at 3-11, and so there can be no so such thing as a moral victory.

Here are some thoughts on the game:

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He's still got it

What easier way to break out of a funk than by going up against a cast of future Hall of Famers?

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