Stampede Re-launch Official Website
BOISE, Idaho (November 21, 2007) – Your Idaho Stampede announce that the team’s official website, idahostampede.com, has re-launched with a new and improved design for the upcoming season.
Stampede fans will continue to have instant access to team news, schedule, statistics, standings and ticket information. New features this season include access to specific team history information on “The Stampede Decade” portion of the history section, access to the official Media Guide for the 2007-08 season, an upcoming promotions page, and much more.
“We are extremely excited to unveil the new look to our website just prior to the start of our tenth anniversary season,” said Stampede President and General Manager Steve Brandes. “The new look is easy on the eyes and very user-friendly. Fans will enjoy all of the new things to see and do on the site.”
The 2007-08 season tips-off on the road for the Stampede this Friday, November 23 in Albuquerque at 7 p.m. Idaho also plays at Colorado on Saturday, November 24 at 7 p.m., and at Los Angeles on Tuesday, November 27 at 4:30 p.m. Listen to all Idaho Stampede basketball games on AM 630 KFXD and idahostampede.com, part of the D-League Radio Network. Watch all Stampede home games live and on-demand at idahostampede.com via Fiberpipe Internet Services.
The home opener is set for Friday, November 30 against the defending NBA D-League champion Dakota Wizards. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. in downtown Boise. The first 1,000 in attendance will receive a free Stampede noise-maker/sign, courtesy of Simplot. The Stampede will also unveil a brand new playing surface, and unveil the 2006-07 Western Division Championship banner. For information on group, season and single game tickets please contact a Stampede representative at (208) 388-4667.
About the Idaho Stampede
The Idaho Stampede tip-off their 10th Anniversary season, and second in the NBA Development League, in November. Season tickets for the reigning Western Division Champions during the 2007-08 season start at only $195 per seat, or just over five dollars per game. During the 2006-07 season, the Stampede finished tied for the best regular season record in the league (33-17), was home of the NBA D-League MVP (Randy Livingston) and Coach of the Year (Bryan Gates).
In addition to all of the 10th Anniversary season promotions, Boise will be the host city for the 2008 NBA D-League Showcase. The Showcase is a four-day basketball extravaganza in January, where all of the teams in the NBA D-League will compete at Qwest Arena in front of NBA general managers and scouts. Don’t miss out on any of the action, call (208) 388-4667 today for more information.
About the NBA Development League The NBA Development League is the NBA's official minor league, and the first-ever basketball league with direct affiliations to NBA teams. Now in its seventh season the D-League’s goals are to provide affordable, NBA-caliber entertainment to fans of its 14 teams, as well as continue to develop players, coaches, referees and front-office personnel for the NBA. As the single source for in-season player "call-ups" to the NBA, fans of the D-League enjoy the highest caliber of basketball played outside the NBA. In fact, former D-League players represented 10 percent of NBA players on 2007-08 opening day rosters, numbering 44 in total. In addition, the D-League has produced 25 percent of current NBA referees and 16 current NBA coaches, including head coach Sam Vincent with the Charlotte Bobcats. The D-League is an innovative and rapidly growing sports property that also serves as an experimental testing ground for new initiatives of the NBA and its teams, provides continuing education and professional development resources for its players, and is committed to serving its local communities through D-LEAGUE CARES and grassroots efforts.