NBA ticket requests top 16,000 in OKC

Sunday, July 20th 2008, 7:03 pm
By: News 9

Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY - More than 16,000 people have signed up on the season ticket request list for Oklahoma City's new NBA team.

Officials of the team, formerly known as the Seattle SuperSonics, said Sunday they have concluded the first phase of a season ticket request list.

Those on the list signed up in just 16 days.

Team spokesman Dan Mahoney saids officials are pleased with the level of support for the NBA in Oklahoma City. Mahoney said Oklahoma City's sales team will contact fans to provide specific ticket details.

The ticket request list remains open for future ticket opportunities, depending on availability.