Sunday, September 21, 2008

Detroit Shock To Play Eastern Conference Finals at Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Shock announced today that due to a scheduling conflict the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals dates are being moved to Friday, September 26, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, September 28, 3:00 p.m., and Monday, September 29, 7:00 p.m. (if necessary). The series will start on the road with Game 1 in New York. Home Games 2 and 3 will be played at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center.

"With the season being moved back a month to accommodate the Olympics, we had some arena schedule conflicts that could not be moved," said Detroit Shock Chief Operating Officer Craig Turnbull.

Detroit Shock tickets for the Eastern Conference Finals can be purchased at The Palace Box Office, online at , by calling 248-377-0100 or at any TicketMaster outlet. In addition tickets will be available at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center box office. EMU box office hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and 90 minutes prior to tip off on game days. Shock tickets can also be purchased over the phone through EMU by calling (734) -487-2282 Monday through Friday 10a.m. - 9 p.m.

Following is the updated Shock Eastern Conference Finals schedule (all times are Eastern Standard Time):

September 26New YorkMadison Square Garden7:30 p.m.NBATV
September 28New YorkEastern Michigan University3:00 p.m.ESPN2
September 29*New YorkEastern Michigan University7:00 p.m.ESPN2
*If necessary

Tickets in various price ranges will be available at all outlets. Lower level tickets are available for as low as $10. Parking for all Shock games played at Eastern Michigan University is free.

The Shock could also possibly host some WNBA Finals games at Eastern Michigan. Specific Finals information will be released at a later date.