Pelicans To Play Preseason Game in Bossier City, LA

New Orleans takes on Dallas at the CenturyLink Center

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans will play the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, October 23, 2014, in a preseason contest at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, LA. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m.

“The CenturyLink Center is thrilled to add this NBA preseason matchup to our roster of first-rate entertainment events for 2014,” said Jake Wood, Director of Sales & Marketing for CenturyLink Center. “Hosting two professional level sports teams that have such a large mutual fan base in our region is very exciting. The support from our area will certainly serve as a testament to the brimming enthusiasm for sports that we all share in the Ark-La-Tex.”

Pelicans General Manager Dell Demps stated, “We want to thank the Shreveport-Bossier City Sports Commission for all their efforts to make this event happen. We’re excited about the opportunity for our team to play in front of Pelicans fans in north Louisiana and the surrounding areas.”

“I have already felt the excitement from the local community and fans from across Louisiana and East Texas of showcasing two of the most popular NBA teams in our region,” added Kelly Wells, VP of the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission.

The game at the CenturyLink Center marks the final preseason contest for New Orleans.

Tickets are on sale starting at $12 at the CenturyLink Box Office and online at, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at any authorized Ticketmaster Outlet. Group/Military rates are available