Tulsa to unveil mascot, Mayor Bartlett to announce Tulsa Shock Week
On the day before their only preseason game, the Tulsa Shock will unveil their mascot. A fan photo session will follow the 11:00 a.m. CT event at Hunter Park on Saturday.
Tulsaâ€™s mayor Dewey Bartlett is set to hold a 10 a.m. news conference on Monday, May 10 at City Hall to announce Tulsa Shock Week with the theme â€œPaint the Town Yellowâ€ celebrating the teamâ€™s uniform color. Celebration activities will be announced at the press conference.
Shock president Steve Swetoha, head coach Nolan Richardson, players and the mascot will attend and be available for a meet and greet immediately after the news press conference.
Less than 700 tickets remain for the Shockâ€™s inaugural season opener against the Minnesota Lynx on May 15 at 7 p.m. at the BOK Center.
â€œWe have had a great start with our season ticket push over the last several months and are extremely pleased with the pace at which tickets are selling for our inaugural home opener,â€ said Tulsa Shock President Steve Swetoha in a release. â€œOpening night is a historic event for Tulsa as itâ€™s the first professional womenâ€™s basketball game to be played in this city and we to commemorate that by providing the best experience and entertainment possible for our fans.â€
The team will play 17 home games at the BOK Center this year. Tickets are only being sold for the lower-bowl of the arena for opening night and the remainder of the season.