FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. The NBA players might be locked out, but fans can catch some of them in action Friday, Nov. 18, at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. The "I-95 Pro Jam: Battle in Bridgeport" is scheduled to tip off at 7:30 p.m. with a cast of NBA players.
The exhibition game will feature a "D.C." team and a "CT" team. Scheduled to appear for CT are: Rudy Gay (Memphis Grizzlies, UConn); Wesley Matthews (Portland Trail Blazers, Marquette); Hasheem Thabeet (Houston Rockets, UConn); Cuttino Mobley (Rhode Island); Torrington native Jordan Williams (New Jersey Nets, Maryland); Iman Shumpert (New York Knicks, Georgia Tech); and Waterbury native Ryan Gomes (Los Angeles Clippers, Providence).
Scheduled to appear for D.C. are: John Wall (Washington Wizards, Kentucky); DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings, Kentucky); Jeff Green (Boston Celtics, Georgetown); Sam Young (Memphis Grizzlies, Pittsburgh); Nolan Smith (Portland Trail Blazers, Duke); Donte Greene (Sacramento Kings, Syracuse); Josh Howard (Washington Wizards, Wake Forest); Tyreke Evans (Sacramento Kings, Memphis); and Michael Beasley (Minnesota Timberwolves, Kansas State).
The game will be set up like a regular NBA game, with four quarters of 12 minutes each and NBA rules and regulations. NBA stars have been barnstorming the country since the summer.
Tickets ranging from $25 to $100 are available through Ticketmaster or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the Click It or Ticket Box Office at Webster Bank Arena.
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