Kings Official Media Release

SACRAMENTO KINGS INDIVIDUAL “BLACKOUT” HOME OPENER TICKETS GO ON-SALE SEPTEMBER 18

--Team to don alternate black jerseys for second consecutive home opener; Individual tickets for all three preseason games at Power Balance Pavilion also available on Tuesday--

SACRAMENTO, CALIF., Sept. 17, 2012-- Individual tickets for the Kings Home Opener and three preseason games at Power Balance Pavilion will go on-sale Tuesday, September 18 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available through Kings.com, the Kings Box Office or by calling 800-745-3000.

As a special 24-hour promotion, fans will pay no convenience fees when purchasing tickets online tomorrow.

Sacramento returns home to face their Northern California rival Golden State Warriors on Monday, November 5 at 7 p.m. after a three-game road trip to start the 2012-13 season. The team will wear its alternate black jersey for consecutive home openers following a thrilling 100-91 triumph over the L.A. Lakers on December 26, 2011. Sacramento won its only other game played at home last season wearing the black jersey, beating 2012 NBA Finalist Oklahoma City Thunder 106-101 on February 9 before a raucous sold-out crowd.

Each fan attending this year’s home opener will receive a commemorative “Blackout” T-shirt, 2012-13 Opening Night pin and a pair of LED Thunderswords.

The on-sale includes individual ticket availability for each of the three Kings home exhibition contests: Wednesday, October 10 when Sacramento hosts the Phoenix Suns, Monday, October 15 against the Portland Trail Blazers and Wednesday, October 17 versus Golden State. All three games will tip-off at 7 p.m.

Tickets start at just $10. Fans interested in any of the team’s convenient mini-plan ticket packages including the home opener and other marquee matchups should call 888-91-KINGS today and speak with a customer service representative.

About Maloof Sports & Entertainment (MS&E):
Maloof Sports & Entertainment includes the Sacramento Kings and Power Balance Pavilion. Owned by the Maloof family with long-term, local partners, the organization is committed to being a contributing member of the Sacramento community. Teaming up with local leaders and non-profit organizations to give back to those in need throughout the region, MS&E has donated more than $20 million in cash and in-kind donations to more than 200 charitable entities over 13 years of Maloof family ownership. For more information about Maloof Sports & Entertainment, please visit Kings.com, PowerBalancePavilion.com or call 916-928-0000.