Public Welcome At All-Star Open Practice

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (July 10, 2009) � Mohegan Sun Arena will host open practices for the East and West All Stars on Friday, July 24th, the day before the 2009 WNBA All-Star Game.

The East All Stars are scheduled to practice from 3-3:45 p.m. The West All Stars will follow, practicing from 4:15-5 p.m. Arena doors will open at 2:30 p.m., and fans are welcome to attend both practices free of charge.

More announcements pertaining to the All-Star Game will be forthcoming, including information about entertainment and special on-court activities on Saturday.

The 2009 WNBA All-Star Game will tip off at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 25th at Mohegan Sun Arena. It will be televised nationally on ABC.

Starting lineups for the game � determined by fan participation via the 2009 WNBA All-Star Balloting presented by T-Mobile � will be announced July 14th.