200 “Standing Room Only” tickets left.
TULSA, OK–The inaugural season of the Tulsa Shock has already made history as every single seat in the amazing BOK Center will be occupied on Saturday night.
That is, every seat in the BOK Center’s WNBA basketball configuration. In order to create a more intimate environment for basketball fans, the BOK Center has elected to sell seats in the lower bowl for the entrire season. As of Wednesday afternoon 7,479 seats had been sold, the entrie lower bowl seating area.
The sellout does not mean that ticket sales will stop, however.
The BOK Center management has decided to sell some 200 standing room only tickets to the Shock’s 7pm home opener against the Minnesota Lynx. The move is an unprecedented one in the arena’s two year history, and city, team and arena officials are understandably excited.
“This is an incredible accomplishment,” BOK Center general manager John Bolton said. “Not only do we have a sold-out opening game, but to have to add an additional 200 standing room only tickets is a great indication of the success this team will have in Tulsa.”
The Shock’s team president is floored by the sellout..
“We are excited to see the community embrace the Tulsa Shock on opening night,” said Shock President Steve Swetoha. “The players, coaches and entire Shock organization appreciate the support and commitment the community has shown us – it’s humbling.”
The remaining standing room only tickets will sell for $10 each and can be purchased by calling 5999622 or by visitng the team’s website tulsashock.net.