Fever to Host Playoff Rallies Monday Evening at Kroger, Childrens Museum and IMAX

News Release | Sept. 8, 2009

In anticipation of a historic playoff season after clinching a No. 1 seed in the WNBA Playoffs for the first time, the Indiana Fever will conduct playoff rallies in three different Indianapolis locations on the evening of Monday, Sept. 14, with the help of Kroger, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and IMAX Theater.

            Each location will feature cheer cards, fan interactives, ticket and prize giveaways and autograph signing by Freddy Fever and/or Fever players! Times and locations for the three rallies are as follows:

            (1) Kroger located at Binford Boulevard and 71st Street (5810 E. 71st Street), 5:00-7:00 p.m.

                     (Present: Freddy Fever, Fan Van, Katie Douglas, Tammy Sutton-Brown and Tamecka Dixon)

            (2) The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (3000 N. Meridian Street), 5:30-6:30 p.m.

                     (Present: Ebony Hoffman, Jessica Davenport, Christina Wirth and assistant coach Jim Lewis)

            (3) IMAX Theater (650 W. Washington Street), 6:30 p.m. followed by Harry Potter movie at 7 p.m. Fans with Fever gear or a Fever ticket stub receive $1 off admission to the movie.

                     (Present: Jessica Moore and Briann January)

                     * player appearances pending WNBA playoff scheduling

            Indiana will open its best-of-three game Eastern Conference Semifinal series on Sept. 16 or 17, on the road. The Fever will host Game 2 of the series at Conseco Fieldhouse, Sept. 18 or 19, and if necessary, Game 3, Sept. 20 or 21. Likewise, if Indiana advances past the first round, the Fever would host the deciding Games 2 and 3 of the best-of-three game Eastern Conference Finals. Eastern Conference Finals dates are Sept. 23, 25 and 26. WNBA Finals games begin Tuesday, Sept. 29, launching a best-of-five game series between playoff champions from the East and West.

            Tickets for the Eastern Conference Semifinals are on sale now at FeverBasketball.com, the Conseco Fieldhouse Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (800) 745-3000. Indiana’s first home playoff game will be a Lucas Oil Family Night presented by The Indianapolis Star. With each ticket purchased, fans will receive a voucher redeemable for a free hot dog, chips, a soft drink and a T-shirt. A minimum purchase of four game tickets is required, beginning at $15 per seat.

            Final pairings, dates and times will not be determined until the conclusion of the regular season, Sept. 13.