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We know that NBA games will be held at Amalie Arena. But will you be able to buy a ticket? That’s been the curiosity for weeks since the Toronto Raptors announced they’ll be playing here in Florida during the first half of their NBA season. At this point we don’t know if games will even be televised here in the Tampa area. But we now have some indication that at least some fans may be allowed in to watch. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Raptors President Masai Ujiri had a meeting Saturday to explore the possibility of letting fans come in and how many tickets would be put up for sale.

No decision was announced, but it sounds like the NBA is at least considering the idea to let fans fill some of the seats at Amalie when basketball comes to Tampa. At this point the plan is to host just the first half of the Raptors season – 17 games plus 1 preseason match up.

Over in Orlando, the Magic will let fans in according to various reports. The Times article says with the Magic being so nearby, it does complicate things a bit as to allowing games to be shown on TV here in the Tampa area. [Source: Tampa Bay Times]


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