Q&A With Blackhawks Chair Rocky Wirtz Angels, Red Sox Eliminate Pension Plans AHL OKC Barons To Cease Operations MLB Franchise Notes Cavs Happy With Ticket Lottery Process Rams' Move To L.A. Unlikely For '15 Drake Continues Working On Raptors' Rebrand 49ers Cut McDonald Following Assault Probe Stars' Gaglardi Purchases Team's AHL Affiliate Franchise Notes
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).