Tickets on Sale for 2009 WNBA All-Star Game

-- Limited Tickets Now Available to the General Public --




NEW YORK, May 13, 2009 – The WNBA is releasing a limited number of tickets for the 2009 WNBA All-Star Game taking place Saturday, July 25 at 3:30 p.m. ET at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., the league announced today. The game will be televised live on ABC.

The sale follows a presale conducted for season-ticket holders of the host Connecticut Sun and the WNBA’s 12 other teams.

Tickets are available by going online to ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-877-WNBA-TIX.

With tickets ranging from $10 to $55, fans can enjoy the unique experience of seeing the greatest female basketball players in the world take part in the WNBA’s showcase event at one of the league’s most exciting venues. Special pricing will apply for groups of 20 or more.

“To be selected to host the All-Star game for the second time in our short history is a credit to our fans and their passion for the WNBA,” said Sun General Manager Chris Sienko. “We also look forward to hosting fans from around the WNBA and across the country when the best-of-the-best showcase their skills here at Mohegan Sun for what is sure to be an extremely entertaining event.”

About the WNBA
The WNBA is a unique global sports property combining competition, sportsmanship and entertainment value with its status as an icon for social change, achievement and diversity. Comprised of 13 teams, the WNBA is the most successful women’s professional team sports league in the world. The league concluded its historic 12th regular season with increases in attendance, ratings, Web traffic and merchandise sales. The 2009 WNBA season will tip off June 6 on ABC.

Through WNBA Cares, the WNBA is deeply committed to creating programs that improve the quality of life for all people, with a special emphasis on programs that promote a healthy lifestyle and positive body image, increase breast and women’s health awareness, support youth and family development, and focus on education. For more information on the WNBA, log on to www.wnba.com

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