"Even with the instant download fees, it was cheaper to go to the Wizards game with four people than for myself to sit and watch a movie I didn't really want to see," said Walsh.Indeed - at those prices, you could go to 38 Wizards games before you topped the price of an $11.50 movie ticket.
We considered how local businesses would be affected when the NBA lockout was looming, but we'll admit we never assessed the effect of 30¢ tickets. So, are crowds being drawn away from movie theaters and art galleries and instead spending a few dimes on the Wizards? You tell us:
Ironically, that 30¢ got that lucky Wizards fan a seat to the first win all season.