CRYSTAL LANGHORNE NAMED TO WNBA ALL-STAR TEAM
Washington, D.C. –Washington Mystics forward Crystal Langhorne has been selected as a reserve for the WNBA stars against the U.S. Women’s National Team in the “WNBA vs. USA Basketball: The Stars at the Sun.” It will be Langhorne’s first all-star nod. The reigning WNBA Most Improved Player of the Year is currently leading the Mystics in points per game (17.0), rebounds per game (9.80) and field goal percentage (.592). Langhorne was recently named the WNBA player of the week for games played the week of June 21.
The All-Star reserves were selected by the WNBA coaches. The 2010 WNBA All-Star Game will be played on Saturday, July 10 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The game will be televised nationally on ABC at 3:30 p.m. EST.
The Mystics are currently in second place in the eastern conference. Season and group tickets for the 2010 season are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the Mystics Sales Office at 1-877-DC-HOOP1 or by visiting the Mystics web site at www.washingtonmystics.com.
The WNBA’s Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C., the Baltimore-Washington Ticketmaster franchise, and Kettler Capitals Iceplex - the training facility for the Washington Capitals. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of the Patriot Center arena at George Mason University.