Suns General Manager, Steve Kerr, Buys Out Upper Level for Mercury Finals Game

Posted: September 28, 2009

PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns General Manager Steve Kerr is ALL IN for the Phoenix Mercury’s WNBA Finals appearance and has purchased the upper-level of US Airways Center for Game 1 vs. Indiana Fever on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. The 7,000 seats are available to anyone on a first come, first serve basis starting today at the US Airways Center ticket office.

“Larry Bird purchased the upper level for the Fever’s Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Indiana and I want to show the same support for our amazing Mercury,” said Kerr. “Both of us were part of championship teams and understand the importance of a packed house. For anyone who doubts the WNBA level of play, this is an opportunity to see for yourself. I challenge any doubters to come see the talent, skill and intensity on the court.”

Fans may claim up to eight tickets per person by mentioning Kerr’s Krew at the ticket office today until 5 p.m. or tomorrow beginning at 10 a.m. until tipoff, or while supplies last.

The league-leading Phoenix Mercury advanced to the 2009 WNBA Finals after defeating the Los Angeles Sparks 2-1 in the Western Conference Finals on Saturday. The Mercury will now face the Eastern Conference Champion Indiana Fever in the best-of-five series.

Lower-level tickets are still available for purchase, starting at $35.75. Fans can purchase tickets by calling 602.252.WNBA or going to phoenixmercury.com. Tickets are also available for Game 2 of the series. Game 2 is slated for Thursday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. at US Airways Center.

Phoenix makes its third Finals appearance all-time and second showing in three seasons. The 2007 Mercury club defeated the defending champion Detroit Shock in five games in the 2007 WNBA Finals, bringing the Valley its first professional basketball championship.