July 25, 2013
Bobcats Sports & Entertainment President & COO Fred Whitfield announced on July 25 the Bobcats will play regional home contests in Asheville and Greensboro, N.C., as part of the team's 2013 preseason schedule. The Bobcats will take on the Atlanta Hawks on October 8 at Asheville's U.S. Cellular Center and host the Dallas Mavericks on October 19 at the Greensboro Coliseum. Both games, which are presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, will tip off at 7:30 p.m.
“We are constantly looking for ways to bring Bobcats basketball to cities across the Carolinas as we continue to build our fan base regionally," said Whitfield. “We are very excited to have the opportunity to showcase our team in a pair of great markets like Asheville and Greensboro."
The game in Asheville will be the team's first preseason contest in the city, while the club will host a game in Greensboro for the third time.
Tickets for both contests go on sale tomorrow and can be purchased at the individual arena and Time Warner Cable Arena box offices, online at bobcats.com or via Ticketmaster. Prices for the game in Asheville start at $15. Prices start at $10 for the game in Greensboro, which also features a special Family 4 Pack ticket package that includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four drinks starting at $59.