Erie NBA D League home opener set for December 11

Erie BayHawks Inaugural Season Schedule Set

ERIE, Aug. 12, 2008 - The NBA Development League today released the schedule of games for the 2008-2009 slate, which marks the first season for the expansion Erie BayHawks.

The BayHawks will start with their longest road trip of the season with five games on the road before returning to the Tullio Arena for their first ever home opener, Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m.

The Bayhawks will tip-off all of their home games at 7:00 p.m. with the exception of the School Kids Jam Wednesday, March 18 at 11:00 a.m. and the March Madness Matinee, Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 p.m.

Highlights of the 2008-2009 BayHawks Season Schedule:

  • Home game breakdown- 1- Monday, 3- Wednesday, 5- Thursday, 5-Friday, 5- Saturday and 5-Sunday games.
  • Longest home stand- six games Thursday, February 26 through Friday March 13.
  • The Bayhawks will face the defending D League champion Idaho Stampede only once this season, at home, Wednesday, February 4.
  • The Bayhawks will play in the annual D League Showcase, which features all 16 teams playing two games each over a four-day period, January 5-8 in Orem, Utah.

Season tickets are on sale now, for details contact the Erie BayHawks at 814-790-5600 or visit