Sioux Falls, S.D. (August 9, 2010) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce begins their 22nd season on Sunday, Nov. 21 on the road against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. The season opener tips off at 4 p.m. CT at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The home opener is set for Saturday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. CT against the rival Dakota Wizards.
The Skyforce-Mad Ants contest is the first of 50 regular season games for Sioux Falls, 24 of which will take place at the Sioux Falls Arena. The Skyforce will play 24 road games and will also play two games at the 2011 NBA Development League Showcase from Jan. 10-13 at the South Padre Island Convention Centre in South Padre Island, Texas.
Sioux Falls will play 16 of its 24 home games on Friday or Saturday, including the annual Christmas Night game on Saturday, Dec. 25 against Dakota. Fans will see 12 different visiting teams take the court at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Also highlighting the 2010-11 schedule is the fifth annual NBA D-League All-Star Game and the Dream Factory skills competition, which will take place as part of NBA Jam Session presented by adidas at NBA All-Star 2011 in Los Angeles.
For the second consecutive year, the NBA D-League will feature two conferences, East and West. The Eastern Conference will consist of the Dakota Wizards, Erie BayHawks, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Iowa Energy, Maine Red Claws, Sioux Falls Skyforce and Springfield Armor, while the Western Conference includes the Austin Toros, Bakersfield Jam, Idaho Stampede, New Mexico Thunderbirds, Reno Bighorns, Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Texas Legends, Tulsa 66ers and Utah Flash.
Season tickets and 12-ticket flex packs for the 2010-11 season are on sale. Discounts and benefits are also available for groups of 10 or more. Single game tickets will go on sale in early November. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.
2010-11 Sioux Falls Skyforce Schedule
(Home games in CAPS - All times are CST)
*2011 NBA D-League Showcase (Jan. 10-13) will be played at the South Padre Island Convention Centre in South Padre Island, Texas.
|Sun 21||@ Fort Wayne Mad Ants||4:00 pm|
|Tue 23||@ Fort Wayne Mad Ants||6:00 pm|
|Fri 26||@ Dakota Wizards||7:00 pm|
|Sat 27||DAKOTA WIZARDS||7:00 pm|
|Wed 1||@ Iowa Energy||7:00 pm|
|Fri 3||IOWA ENERGY||7:00 pm|
|Sat 4||RENO BIGHORNS||7:00 pm|
|Tue 7||AUSTIN TOROS||7:00 pm|
|Fri 10||TULSA 66ERS||7:00 pm|
|Sat 11||TULSA 66ERS||7:00 pm|
|Fri 17||UTAH FLASH||7:00 pm|
|Sat 18||UTAH FLASH||7:00 pm|
|Sat 25||DAKOTA WIZARDS||7:00 pm|
|Fri 31||@ Rio Grande Valley Vipers||7:00 pm|
|Sat 1||@ Rio Grande Valley Vipers||7:00 pm|
|Fri 7||@ Erie BayHawks||6:00 pm|
|Sat 8||@ Fort Wayne Mad Ants||6:30 pm|
|Mon 10||@ Tulsa 66ers*||11:00 am|
|Thu 13||Reno Bighorns*||1:45 pm|
|Sat 15||BAKERSFIELD JAM||7:00 pm|
|Sun 16||BAKERSFIELD JAM||7:00 pm|
|Fri 21||NEW MEXICO THUNDERBIRDS||7:00 pm|
|Sat 22||NEW MEXICO THUNDERBIRDS||7:00 pm|
|Sat 29||@ Dakota Wizards||7:00 pm|
|Sun 30||@ Dakota Wizards||3:00 pm||
|Fri 4||@ Iowa Energy||7:00 pm|
|Sat 5||FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS||7:00 pm|
|Tue 8||MAINE RED CLAWS||7:00 pm|
|Fri 11||IDAHO STAMPEDE||7:00 pm|
|Sat 12||IDAHO STAMPEDE||7:00 pm|
|Tue 15||IOWA ENERGY||7:00 pm|
|Sat 19||NBA-DL All-Star Game**||TBA|
|Thu 24||@ Iowa Energy||10:30 am|
|Fri 25||@ Iowa Energy||7:00 pm|
|Sun 27||@ Tulsa 66ers||4:00 pm|
|Tue 1||IDAHO STAMPEDE||7:00 pm|
|Thu 3||IDAHO STAMPEDE||7:00 pm|
|Sat 5||@ Austin Toros||1:00 pm|
|Wed 9||@ Texas Legends||7:00 pm|
|Fri 11||@ Tulsa 66ers||7:00 pm|
|Sat 12||@ Tulsa 66ers||7:00 pm|
|Mon 14||@ Rio Grande Valley Vipers||7:00 pm|
|Tue 15||@ Rio Grande Valley Vipers||7:00 pm|
|Fri 18||@ Iowa Energy||7:00 pm|
|Sun 20||SPRINGFIELD ARMOR||7:00 pm|
|Tue 22||SPRINGFIELD ARMOR||7:00 pm|
|Wed 23||@ Dakota Wizards||7:00 pm|
|Fri 25||RENO BIGHORNS||7:00 pm|
|Sat 26||RENO BIGHORNS||7:00 pm|
|Thu 31||@ Erie BayHawks||6:00 pm|
|Sat 2||@ Fort Wayne Mad Ants||6:30 pm|
**2011 NBA D-League All-Star Game will be played on Saturday, Feb. 19 at NBA Jam Session in Los Angeles, Calif.