NEW YORK, May 30 --
Beginning Monday, June 3, at 10 a.m., WNBA fans anywhere in the United States. can call 1-800-551-SEAT to purchase tickets to the 2002 WNBA All-Star Game. The All-Star Game, featuring the world’s best women basketball players in the world’s leading women’s sports league, will be played on Monday July 15 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. and will be televised by ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ET.
With tickets starting at $10, the whole family can enjoy the unique experience of seeing the superstars of the WNBA together in one event. In addition to the toll-free number, tickets to the All-Star Game may be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, the MCI Center Box Office, and on-line at WNBA.com and ticketmaster.com.
The WNBA tipped off its sixth season on May 25 during Memorial Day weekend. The WNBA concluded the 2001 season by crowning a new champion for the first time in league history and recording the 10 millionth fan to attend a game since the league’s inception. During the 2001 season, more than 2.5 million fans attended WNBA games, the most ever, and for the fifth straight season, WNBA regular season attendance averaged more than 9,000 fans. The league’s combined local, national and international television coverage reached nearly 60 million fans in 23 different languages and 167 countries. For more information on the WNBA, visit www.wnba.com.