I just got a heads up that the Portland Trail Blazers are hosting a Civil War Night tomorrow at the Rose Garden. Highlights include Beaver on Duck crime during time-outs, people wearing orange and yellow to a Blazer game, and ticket prices being cut to where they were last year. Hooray!
Not really. I am not a big fan of the promotional events and am especially irritated when people wear non-Blazer colors to games at the Rose Garden. I would rather fans were focused on cheering for the Blazers tomorrow instead of fighting over the Civil War. Especially considering the teams recent struggles.
Don't get me wrong, I am heavily invested emotionally in a certain University, but I will be at the game tomorrow decked out in red and black! Here's the release, get tickets and go to the game:
TRAIL BLAZERS TO HOST CIVIL WAR NIGHT TOMORROW
Rose Bowl on the line between the Ducks and Beavers
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Trail Blazers are supporting Oregon's biggest in-state rivalry, college football's Civil War, Tuesday, December 1st vs. the Miami Heat.
Fans of the Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers are eligible to receive discounted tickets. In-game activities will pit Ducks and Beavers fans together in contests and on big screen features. Following the game, all participating fans will be led down to the court to shoot a free throw. Fans are encouraged to wear their team's school colors to the game.
With much more than bragging rights on the line, this year's Civil War marks the first time in the game's 113-year history that the winner is guaranteed a Rose Bowl berth.
Tickets for Civil War Night can be purchased by calling 503.963.3963 or going online at http://tickets.trailblazers.com/deals/ (promotion code: Civilwar).