Sterling, Ballmer Meet About Clippers Sale Thunder Will Not Wear Tag Honoring '79 Sonics Orlando City SC Forms Fan Advisory Council Chiefs' Training Camp Locale For '15 Undertermined Astros Take PR Hit With Unsigned Top Pick Report: Bills Could Sell For More Than $1.1B Dolphins Look to Reclaim South Florida Market Vikings Suspend Priefer Three Games Yankees Deny Hiking Prices For Jeter Ceremony Game MLB Franchise Notes
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/April 28, 2014/Franchises
Trail Blazers Could Reach Profitability Goal This Year With Long Postseason Run
Published April 28, 2014
PACKING THEM IN: The OREGONIAN's Brettman reports the Trail Blazers for Game 4 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Rockets last night "sold out their supply of 560 standing-room only tickets well before" the 9:30pm ET start. Team officials were "anticipating a sell-out and final attendance approaching or matching" the 20,302 fans that attended Game 3 Friday night (Portland OREGONIAN, 4/28). Meanwhile, the team "typically keeps a handful of tickets set aside for celebrities at all games." Among those scheduled to attend Game 3 were U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Portland native and Lions DT Ndamukong Suh, and NFL prospect and former Oregon State WR Brandin Cooks. It has been "at least two years" since Nike co-Founder & Chair Phil Knight attended a Blazers game (OREGONLIVE.com, 4/25).