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Wizards Ticket Prices Skyrocketing For First Home Playoff Game Since 2008

Ticket prices to see the Washington Wizards host their first playoff game since 2008 are skyrocketing in advance of Friday night’s Game 3 against the Chicago Bulls.

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The Washington Wizards huddle prior to the start of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Chicago Bulls on April 22, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Back In D.C. With 2-0 Lead Over Bulls

They are the 19th NBA team to win the first two on the road in a seven-game set, and all but three (1969 Warriors, 1994 Suns, 2005 Rockets) went on to capture the series.

04/23/2014

Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls contests a shot by Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 22, 2014 in Chicago, Ill. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wizards Beat Bulls 101-99 In OT To Take 2-0 Series

Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

04/23/2014

Nene of the Washington Wizards backs down Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 20, 2014 in Chicago, Ill. The Wizards defeated the Bulls 102-93. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wizards Try To Go Up 2-0 Against Bulls

The Chicago Bulls trail the Washington Wizards 1-0 in their first-round playoff series after blowing a 13-point lead in the opener and will try to pull even on Tuesday.

04/21/2014

Wizards point guard John Wall will be making his NBA playoff debut. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wizards’ Fast-Moving Wall Set For Playoff Debut

John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds or when the sentences come out a bit funky.

04/17/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama on the phone. (credit: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

Obama Congratulates UConn on College Basketball Dominance

President Barack Obama has congratulated the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on winning last week’s NCAA tournaments.

04/15/2014

Nene grabs a rebound against the Miami Heat during the game at the Verizon Center on April 14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Beat Up On LeBron-less Heat

Trevor Ariza scored 25 points for the Wizards, who shot 59 percent and made 14 3-pointers to move 1½ games ahead of the Charlotte Bobcats in the race for the East’s No. 6 seed.

04/14/2014

Bradley Beal shoots against the Charlotte Bobcats during the game at the Verizon Center on April 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bobcats Top Wizards in OT, Take Inside Track on 6th Seed

Kemba Walker made the only field goal for either team in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats won their fifth straight Wednesday night and moved into position for the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 94-88 over the Washington Wizards.

04/09/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 07: The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, 60-54 Over Kentucky

No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn’t have them.

04/07/2014

Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after a one-point victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, To Play For Title

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a one-point victory over Wisconsin.

04/05/2014

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