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Fever to Host Opening Night Delivered by Papa John's on May 20

May 11, 2017 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Indiana Fever News Release

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Fever will host the Connecticut Sun during their 2017 home opener as part of Opening Night Delivered by Papa John's on Saturday, May 20. Tipoff is 7:00 p.m., preceded by Indy's largest pizza party on the Simon Family Plaza on Pennsylvania Street, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Arena doors open at 6:00.

The Fever open their 18th season while hoping to extend their own WNBA record by reaching the playoffs for a 13th consecutive summer. Fans can purchase 2-for-1 tickets by visiting FeverBasketball.com/PapaJohns and entering offer code: PIZZA. General admission tickets start at $13, with the first 5,000 fans receiving a 2017 Fever schedule magnet and car magnet. Fans can save a $2 box office surcharge by purchasing tickets in advance of the day of the game.

The first 500 fans attending the pizza party courtesy of Papa John's will receive a free slice of pizza with a DJ spinning music and Turtle Time Entertainment roaming with Fever mascot Freddy Fever.

A t-shirt toss, Text2Win giveaway, Papa John's prizes and pizza-themed contests including a Pizza Box Race will highlight arena activities throughout the opening night game. Fans can also receive a free dessert during the game by downloading apps from Papa John's and the Fever, and presenting those apps at a display on the main concourse.

A WNBA playoff participant in 12 straight seasons and 13 times since 2002, the Indiana Fever have reached at least the conference finals eight times in the past 12 years - including WNBA Finals appearances in 2009 and 2015, and a WNBA championship in 2012. For single-game ticket information or 2017 season ticket information, visit FeverBasketball.com or call (317) 917-2528.

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