Thunder Girls Finalists Set for Thursday

Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 – The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the final round of auditions for the 2013-14 Thunder Girls on Thursday at Riverwind Casino starting at 7 p.m. Fans of all ages are invited to watch, as the dancers compete for a spot on the team. Admission is free and doors open at 6 p.m. The event will also be streamed live on the team’s website, THUNDER.NBA.COM.

A panel of judges, including Gary England from News 9, current Miss Oklahoma Kelsey Griswold and Chris Harrison, host of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette”, will assist the Thunder staff in determining the final squad. The Thunder will announce the new team at the end of the evening.

Nearly 100 dancers participated in the open auditions, held on Saturday, Aug. 3. Judges narrowed the group down to 38 ladies for Thursday’s finals.

Further information on the Thunder Girls, including photos and videos from open auditions, is available online at THUNDER.NBA.COM.

The Thunder Girls are presented by Riverwind Casino. Members of the team make more than 200 appearances each year throughout the community and have served as ambassadors for the team at home and overseas.