OAKLAND (KRON) — The Golden State Warriors are warning fans about a ticket scam.
The team says 17 fans were not allowed in Wednesday night’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies because they had bogus tickets.
KRON4 is told the tickets were from a non-verified third party.
The Warriors have six home games in the next 10 days, including a Christmas Day matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Since opening night, more than 300 fans have been turned away because of counterfeit tickets.
The team is encouraging fans to buy tickets directly from its website–Warriors.com.
Here is the full statement from the Warriors:
OAKLAND, Calif. – The 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors have issued a fraud alert, warning fans about the potential dangers of purchasing single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season from a non-verified third party, the team announced today. The Warriors, who saw 17 fans denied access to Oracle Arena at last night’s game against the Grizzlies, have six home games in the next ten days – including a Christmas Day matchup vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers – and are encouraging fans looking to attend Warriors games at Oracle Arena to purchase tickets directly from the team by visiting warriors.com, calling 1-888-GSW-HOOP or at the Oracle Arena Box Office. Since Opening Night, the Warriors have seen over 300 fans denied access to Oracle Arena due to counterfeit tickets purchased from non-verified third-party vendors.
Warriors.com offers fans the only verified marketplace for all Warriors ticket needs, including official resale tickets from Season Ticket Holders and other fans, that is guaranteed by the Warriors organization. The Warriors resale marketplace offers a safe and convenient way for fans to access all levels of tickets throughout the regular season and playoffs.
American Express is the preferred payment partner of the Golden State Warriors. Visit warriors.com/amex to see how American Express is All for Dub Nation. All Season Long.
For more information on the Golden State Warriors 2017-18 season, presented by Kaiser Permanente, visit warriors.com.
- 22 ‘JOHNS’ ARRESTED IN SOUTH BAY HUMAN TRAFFICKING BUST
- POLICE ARREST ACCUSED SOUTH BAY SERIAL ARSONIST
- ESCAPED INMATE WITH SKULL FACE TATTOO CAPTURED IN STOCKTON
- APPLE ADMITS TO SLOWING DOWN OLDER IPHONES
- VOLUNTEER AT BOARDING KENNEL MAULED TO DEATH BY DOG
- MODEL FACES 2ND LEG AMPUTATION DUE TO TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME