Sacramento Capitals of the World Team Tennis League


Sacramento Kings and Sacramento Capitals Launch Promotional Partnership to Tip-Off June 26 prior to the Capitals Charity Challenge at Capitals Stadium

-- Kings to have a presence at Capitals matches throughout the season in the Capitals fan village where fans can interact with Kings personalities, win cool Kings prizes and see new Kings ticket specials --


SACRAMENTO, CA, June 14, 2010 -- The Sacramento Kings and Sacramento Capitals are launching a new promotional partnership to tip-off on June 26 prior to the Capitals Charity Challenge at Capitals Stadium.

The Kings will have a presence at Capitals matches throughout the season in the Capitals fan village where fans can interact with Kings personalities, win cool Kings prizes and see Kings ticket specials.

“We are thrilled to work hand-in-hand with the Kings to provide our community with exciting sports entertainment experiences,” said Matt McEvoy, Capitals first-year general manager. “And we are very excited to welcome the Kings to our new and improved fan village this season. We hope fans will join us as we launch our new partnership at the Capitals Charity Challenge on June 26.”

“We are always looking for new ways to connect with the community and our fans in Sacramento,” said Mitch Germann, vice president of marketing and communications at Maloof Sports & Entertainment. “Our promotional partnership with the Capitals allows us the opportunity to connect the Kings brand to the Capitals fan base while helping to enhance the fan experience at Capitals matches throughout the summer.”

In addition, the Capitals will host “Kings Night at the Capitals” this summer and the Kings will host “Capitals Night at the Kings” during the 2010-11 Kings season. The teams will co-promote the partnership and related programs through their respective online platforms throughout the season.

To learn more about the Kings/Capitals promotional partnership, fans can visit Kings.com/capitals today.

About Maloof Sports and Entertainment:
Maloof Sports & Entertainment includes the Sacramento Kings (NBA) and ARCO Arena. Led by Joe and Gavin Maloof, and owned by the Maloof family with long-term, local partners, the organization is committed to the community in Sacramento and to making a positive, meaningful difference in the lives of families in need in the Sacramento region. Maloof Sports & Entertainment has donated more than $17 million to charities in 10 years of Maloof family ownership. For more information about Maloof Sports & Entertainment, please visit kings.com, arcoarena.com or call 916-928-0000.

About the Sacramento Capitals:
The Sacramento Capitals are one of the most successful franchises in the World Team Tennis (WTT) Pro League, having won six championships. In its 25 year history, the franchise has brought numerous tennis stars to Sacramento including: Andre Agassi, Martina Navratilova, Jimmy Connors, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Lindsay Davenport, Jana Novotna, Venus Williams, Martina Hingis, Andy Roddick and Pete Sampras. This season, the Capitals will feature Grand Slam Champion Michael Chang, former World #1 Ranked Lindsay Davenport, an appearance by Billie Jean King and other world class tennis players from the ATP and WTA Tours. Wayne Bryan, father and coach of World #1 Ranked doubles team Mike and Bob Bryan, will return for his ninth season as head coach. World Team Tennis showcases the best in professional team tennis with the innovative coed team format co-founded by Billie Jean King in the 1970s. For more information about the Sacramento Capitals or to purchase tickets to a match, please visit www.gocaps.net.