Thunder Presents Thunder Girl Night

OKLAHOMA CITY, Wednesday, March 18, 2009 – The Thunder announced today that tonight’s game against the Chicago Bulls will be the first annual Thunder Girl Night. To commemorate the evening, the first 10,000 fans who enter the arena will receive a Thunder Girls poster, compliments of FireLake Grand Casino. “We are excited to showcase this talented group of women and honor their hard work with Thunder Girl Night at the Ford Center, “ said Dance Team Manager and Chorographer Sabrina Ellison. “All of these ladies are crowd favorites and love cheering our fans every night.” Fans will enjoy a special halftime performance by the Thunder Girls, the “Thunder Girl Olympics” competition after the first quarter, video spotlights on Thunder Vision and autograph signings with the entire team before the game (section 102) and postgame (Ford Center box office). Earlier today, behind the efforts of a huge number of people from Oklahoma City, the Thunder Girls defeated the Phoenix Suns Dance Team by a margin of 76 percent to 24 percent in the first round of the NBA’s annual Dance Team Bracket Challenge. The Thunder Girls have now advanced to the next round against the San Antonio Silver Stars on Wednesday, March 25. In addition, on Sunday, April 5, the Thunder Girls will host a junior dance clinic at the Cox Convention Center. Registration is now open to girls of all ages who are energetic and wish to perform during the Thunder game against the Indiana Pacers later that evening. All participants will be taught a routine by the Thunder Girls, receive a clinic T-shirt, pair of pom-poms and a ticket to the game. Call (405) 208-4800 for more information.