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Bluegrass Sports Commission Partners to Host NBA Pre-Season Game

uk logo 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/31/13) – The NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans and Washington Wizards will play a pre-season game in Rupp Arena on October 19th at 7:00 p.m., the Bluegrass Sports Commission (BSC) and Global Sports Management (GSM) announced today. The game will feature three former UK players, Anthony Davis and Darius Miller from the New Orleans Pelicans and John Wall of the Washington Wizards.  
 
Taking place the day after UK Basketball’s annual Big Blue Madness, the game will help tip off the basketball season for Big Blue Nation and provide a unique opportunity to be a part of the excitement of NBA basketball.
 
“This game will be an exciting weekend of basketball for Kentucky fans. They can start off the weekend with Big Blue Madness on Friday and an NBA game on Saturday,” stated Maury Hanks, President of Knoxville-based Global Sports Management.
 
“We are excited to partner with Global Sports Management to bring this unique event to Rupp Arena.,” said Terry Johnson, Executive Director or the BSC.  “It will bring thousands of fans to central Kentucky and be a terrific addition to our sports calendar.”
 
Tickets range in price from $10 - $250 and go on sale to the public Friday, August 2 at 8:00 a.m. They can be purchased at the Rupp Arena box office or at RuppArena.com.
 
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