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Asheville Altitude 2004-05 Season Tickets Now On-Sale

May 13, 2004 - NBA G League (G League) - Asheville Altitude News Release

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 13, 2004 - Season ticket packages are now available for the 2004-05 season for the defending National Basketball Development League (NBDL) champion Asheville Altitude. The Altitude?s upcoming season continues to offer affordable and flexible ticket plans for the entire family.

"We are following up our NBDL Championship run by offering fantastic season ticket packages that helps fans fulfill their basketball and entertainment needs, " said team president Alfred White.

Armed with an NBDL Regular-Season Championship, the NBDL Delta Airlines Postseason Classic Championship, the Rookie of the Year and the league?s all-time winningest coach, the Asheville Altitude heads forward with great anticipation and excitement. Soaring both on and off the court since their inception three years ago, the Altitude offers four (4) full-season ticketing plans with dazzling rewards and refined ticket-holder benefits.

Fans can choose from four seating plans including Floor ($851), Courtside Club ($690), and Lower ($362.25) and Upper Bowl ($207) seating.

Full Season Ticket Holders benefit from a Dedicated Account Executive to oversee their entertainment needs, priority seating, discounts from local businesses and priority access to discounted postseason tickets. The 2004-05 benefits also introduce unique convenience plans including parking passes and catered courtside meals.

An attendance reward program has been designed to merit loyal fans attending 95% of regular season home games with free premium team merchandise. One lucky Floor Seat-Full Season Ticket Holder will win a (1) pair of tickets to the 2005 NBA All-Star game in Denver. Packages start as low as $207 and can be purchased by calling the Altitude at (828) 782-1000.

"There?s no question that playing at home proved key to our championship last season," said White. "We are also proud to say we exceeded our ticket revenue from the previous season, and after closing the season with 10 consecutive home wins, we look to next season with expectations of success and continued support from our fans throughout Western North Carolina."

The NBDL offers an opportunity for players to develop their talent in a highly competitive atmosphere under the NBA?s umbrella. Since 2000, 28 players were called up to the NBA, including Asheville?s Eddie Gill, Paul Grant, Jason Hart, Rusty LaRue, Mamadou N?Diaye, Desmond Penigar and Jeff Trepagnier.

Designed to help the sport of basketball domestically and internationally, the NBDL serves as a source of on-court talent for the NBA?s 29 teams and as a diverse human resources pool for the NBA and its teams by training employees in management, operations, public relations, sales and marketing.

For more information about the Asheville Altitude or to purchase season tickets, call (828) 782-1000 or log on to

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