NBA Preseason Game: Houston vs Indiana Ticket Prices

NBA Preseason Game: Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers on October 10, 2013 at Mall of Asia Arena

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NBA Preseason Game Ticket Prices:
COURTSIDE YELLOW – P54,000
PREMIUM A RED – P32,300
PREMIUM B GREEN – P27,000
SECTION C BLUE – P8,400
SECTION D ORANGE – P4,200
SECTION E GRAY – P550

Ticket available at all SM Tickets Outlets and at SMTickets.com

NBA Global Games Ticket Promos:
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Mall of Asia Arena Seat Plan for NBA Preseason Game
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NBA PRESEASON TICKET INCLUSIONS
LIMITED EDITION NBA MERCHANDISE CAN BE CLAIMED FROM SEPTEMBER 1-30, 2013 AT THE FOLLOWING SM CINEMA BRANCHES
-SM AURA PREMIER
-SM MALL OF ASIA
-SM NORTH EDSA
-SM MEGAMALL
**FOOD CAN BE CLAIMED ON THE GAME DAY
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Courtside
Merchandise = Spalding Ball
Food
Pizza or Spin-Out from Pitstop
Popcorn – Chef Tony’s
PET Bottled Drink
Bottled Water

Premium A
Merchandise = Limited Edition NBA Global Games Polo Shirt
Food
Deluxe Burger
Popcorn – Chef Tony’s
PET Bottled Drink
Bottled Water

Premium B
Merchandise = Limited Edition NBA Global Games Polo Shirt
Food
Bacon Cheeseburger
Popcorn – Chef Tony’s
PET Bottled Drink
Bottled Water

Section C & D
Merchandise = NBA Global Games Tumbler with topper
Food
Hotdog Sandwich
Popcorn – Freshly Popped
PET Bottled Drink
Bottled Water

Section E
No Food and Merchandise

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
How much are the most expensive seats?
• The NBA offers a wide range of prices so that fans will have the opportunity to attend the game.
• Ticket prices range from PHP550 to PHP32,300
• The price are set in conjunction with SM and are comparable to other marque entertainment events in the Philippines

How many tickets will be available for PHP550? What is the next ticket price after that?

• Nearly 500 tickets will be available at PHP550
• More than half of the tickets will be available at 32,300 or below

Why are the ticket prices to the game in Manila set so high?

• The prices are set in conjunction with SM and are comparable to other marque entertainment events in the Philippines.
• Tickets will be offered at different at different price points starting at PHP550
• Certain ticket levels include merchandise, food, and/or beverages as part of the package
• Also, we and our partners will conduct a series of promotions around the game that will give fans the opportunity to win tickets. We’ll have more details to share in the near future.

Do the bundled items change at the various ticket levels?

• Yes, the specific merchandise, food and beverages vary across those ticket levels.

What bundled merchandise / food will customer actually get?

• Fans can call the customer care number 470-2222 or refer to www.smtickets.com for information on bundled merchandise and food options.

Where can fans purchase tickets?

• Tickets can be purchased online www.smtickets.com at any SM Tickets outlet in SM Cinema Branches nationwide and at the Mall of Asia Arena Ticket booth starting 10:00AM on June 16, 2013. Both online and outlets will simultaneously open.

Is there a limit to the number of tickets an individual consumer can buy?

• Each person can buy up to 2 tickets.
• This is to ensure everyone gets a chance to purchase tickets to the game
• Ticket Reservations are not allowed

When will the price of lower bowl seats level tickets be announced.

• Fans can call the customer care number 470-2222 for information on the lower bowl seats/ A & B level tickets

We know tickets will sell out. What are you doing to ensure the whole nation gets to watch the game or gets access to teams?

• We want to bring the NBA experience closer to fans, and there will be extensive plans to ensure all fans can enjoy the game.
• These will include appearances by NBA players and legends, viewing parties, mall road shows, and grassroots basketball events to bring the game closer to fans.
• Plans for TV coverage will be announced at a later date.
Why did it take so long for the NBA to bring a game to the Philippines?

• Staging a preseason game involves a long planning process and it also takes time to find the right partner to work with to make it a reality.
• We believe that SM is the right partner given our history with them and are thrilled that we can finally make this happen for the passionate fans in the country.
• The new Mall of Asia Arena is a state-of-the-art facility that will deliver a true NBA experience to fans in the Philippines.

Basketball is the most popular sport in the country. Is this the first of many more NBA games to come?

• The Philippines has arguably the most passionate basketball fans in the world and we will continue to bring many more NBA experiences to bring the game closer to fans.
• We are focused on making this game a success and then we will consider our plans for the future.

How did you pick the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers?

• We wanted to bring young and exciting teams to a country that has some of the most knowledgeable fans.
• The Houston Rockets are a young and team with dynamic players like NBA All-Star James Harden and transcendent point guard Jeremy Lin.
• The Pacers feature NBA All-Stars Paul George, Roy Hibbert, and David West and are currently in the Eastern Conference Finals.
• These teams are sure to put on a great show for fans here.

Why not Lakers and Celtics when you know that those are the most popular teams in the Philippines?

• It is a combination of different factors when teams decide on their schedules and where they travel during the preseason.
• Both the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers are playoff teams, with the Pacers currently playing in the Eastern Conference finals.
• We are sure they will put on a great performance for the fans in the Philippines.

This game can help showcase the Philippines to the rest of the world. Will there be any effort to promote the Philippines as a sports/tourism destination?

• We will definitely be working with all partners and the relevant local agencies to showcase the team’s visit to the country.
• This will include travel promotions for both fans outside of Manila and from the region to come to the Philippines during this period.

What other activities will the teams be doing while in Manila?

• The teams will try to make full use of their time here to engage with the fans, give back to the community and take in the sights and sounds of the country.
• Schedules with the various public team activities will be announced at a later date.