NEW YORK April 6, 2010 – Single-game tickets for the 2010 WNBA season will go on sale Thursday, April 8, at 10 a.m. local time in each team’s city. In addition, tickets for this summer’s marquee event “WNBA vs. USA Basketball: The Stars at the Sun” will also be available for purchase that same day.
Fans can purchase tickets for regular season games and The Stars at the Sun online at Ticketmaster.comor WNBA.com/tickets, or call 1-877-WNBA-TIX. Tickets will also be available at team box offices, Ticketmaster outlets, and at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
The WNBA will tip off its 14th season on Saturday, May 15 and select teams will feature special ticket packages that include premium giveaways, food vouchers and family packs during the first week of the season. For information on all WNBA teams’ plans and activities for the upcoming season, visit WNBA.com and individual team web sites.
The Stars at the Sun will showcase the world’s best female basketball players under one roof when the WNBA’s top talent faces the USA Basketball Women’s National Team. This special event, hosted by the WNBA and the Connecticut Sun, will take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on Saturday, July 10.
The on-sale date coincides with the 2010 WNBA Draft presented by adidas, which will be televised live on ESPN2 at 3 p.m. ET.
About the WNBA
The WNBA is a unique global sports property combining competition, sportsmanship, and entertainment value with its status as an icon for social change, achievement, and diversity. Now preparing for its 14th season, the WNBA is the most successful women’s professional team sports league in the world. The 2009 regular season featured increased attendance for the third consecutive year and increased viewership on ESPN2 for the second straight summer. Average viewership on ESPN2 jumped 76 percent from a year ago for the 2009 WNBA Finals presented by adidas. The five-game series also featured three sellouts plus the highest total attendance figure (82,018) in WNBA Finals history.
Through WNBA Cares, the WNBA is deeply committed to creating programs that improve the quality of life for all people, with a special emphasis on programs that promote a healthy lifestyle and positive body image, increase breast and women’s health awareness, support youth and family development, and focus on education. For more information on the WNBA, log on to www.wnba.com