POSTED: Friday March 20th 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEXT TWO THUNDER HOME GAMES SOLD OUT
Games on FOX Sports Oklahoma, COX Ch. 37
Oklahoma City, Friday, March 20, 2009 – The Oklahoma City Thunder’s next two home games, tonight vs. Utah and Tuesday vs. the Los Angeles Lakers, are both sellouts at the Ford Center. They will be sellouts number 13 and 14 of the season for the Thunder. The only remaining tickets for both games will be released one hour before tip-off (6:00 p.m.) Of those tickets, 150 will be sold at the box office and another 50 will be given away as part of the Ford F-150 Drive-to-a-Sellout promotion.
For most fans who don’t have tickets to either game, the only way to watch will be on TV. Both games will be televised on FOX Sports Oklahoma, which can be seen on in Oklahoma City on COX Ch. 37, DirecTV Ch. 679, and DISH Network Ch. 444. Tuesday’s game against the Lakers can be seen in HD on COX CH 722. FOX Sports Oklahoma will carry 11 of the final 14 Thunder games this season.
“The game against the Lakers will be a highly-anticipated game, both in the stands and on television,” said Thunder Senior Vice President & Executive Producer Ken Adelson. “We’re looking forward to putting on a great telecast with our broadcast team of Brian Davis, Grant Long and Brent Weber.”
REMAINING THUNDER TV SCHEDULE
Friday, March 20 vs. Utah 6:30 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (OKC Ch. 37)
Sunday, March 22 at Minnesota 2:00 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37, HD 722)
Tuesday, March 24 vs. LA Lakers 6:30 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37, HD 722)
Friday, March 27 at Toronto 5:30 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37)
Sunday, March 29 at Boston 5:30 pm KSBI, Thunder TV (OKC Ch. 15, HD 715)
Tuesday, March 31 at San Antonio 7:00 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37)
Friday, April 3 vs. Portland 6:30 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37, HD 722)
Sunday, April 5 vs. Indiana 5:30 pm KSBI, Thunder TV (15)
Tuesday, April 7 vs. San Antonio 6:30 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37, HD 722)
Wednesday, April 8 at Denver 7:30 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37, HD 722)
Friday, April 10 vs. Charlotte 6:30 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37, HD 722)
Saturday, April 11 at Milwaukee 7:00 pm KSBI, Thunder TV (15)
Monday, April 13 at Portland 8:30 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37)
Wednesday, April 15 at LA Clippers 9:00 pm FOX Sports Oklahoma (37)
· The item of the night at tonight’s game against the Utah Jazz at the Thunder Shop is the Stainless Steel Travel Mug for $6, which normally sells for $12.
· Fans are asked to tune into FOX Sports Oklahoma during the Lakers game on March 24 to play Thunder trivia. The contest includes texting the code seen in the broadcast to get registered to win a trip for two to Los Angeles. The answer and the winner will be announced in the broadcast toward the end of the game.
· Thunder fans can log onto thunder.nba.com to register to win a clean-burning, environmentally friendly Compressed Natural Gas car, courtesy of Chesapeake Energy at the home game on April 7. The Chesapeake CNG car sweepstakes is a key part of the Thunder’s NBA Green Week from April 2-10. Green Week will culminate on April 7 when Chesapeake Energy will be giving away the 2009 Honda Civic GX CNG Vehicle, a home fueling station and installation of that fueling station. The total value of this package is $32,500.
Thunder Corporate Communications:
Dan Mahoney (405) 474-4406, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Savage, (405) 208-4608, email@example.com
Vicki Guerra, (405) 208-4616, firstname.lastname@example.org
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