SB Mavs, ABA announce ticket prices, schedule for National Championship Finals

By Kirk Copeland
(318) 525-8853 cell

Tuesday, March 3rd

(Shreveport, LA.) – The American Basketball Association’s National Championship Finals are coming to Hirsch Memorial Coliseum next month, and the host and defending champion Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks have announced ticket pricing and information for the week-long event.

The Finals will begin Tuesday, April 7, with all games slated to be seen globally on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app for mobile devices. The final game of the series will be either Sunday, April 12, or Monday, April 13 (if necessary). The top four teams in the ABA will compete in a double-elimination format, with a best two-of-three game championship series starting Saturday, April 11.

The Mavericks (27-0), winners of the ABA’s Gulf Coast Division, have already clinched a spot in the Finals, with the final three teams to be determined by playoffs.

Tickets for the ABA Finals go on sale Monday, March 9, and purchasing information is available by calling the Hirsch Box Office at (318) 631-4930 or logging on to and clicking “Tickets” at the top of the homepage.

Ticket pricing for the Finals are as follows:
$20 – Reserved Courtside
$15 – General Admission Courtside
$10 – General Admission Upper Level
$25 – Family Four Pack, which includes four general admission tickets, four hot dogs, and four soft drinks (upper level general admission area only)

ABA Finals Week passes can also be purchased in each price level and include admission to five games during the Finals:
$75 – Reserved Courtside
$60 – General Admission Courtside
$35 – General Admission Upper Level

Students K-12 can get free tickets at the Hirsch Coliseum Box Office or online at by placing the code ‘finals’ in the promo box.

A complete schedule for the tournament follows:

ABA Championship Finals
Hirsch Memorial Coliseum
April 7th - April 13th

Monday, April 6th
Teams arrive
Tuesday, April 7th
6 p.m. - Game 1: Seed 2 vs Seed 3
8 p.m. - Game 2: Seed 1 vs Seed 4
Wednesday, April 8th
6 p.m. - Game 3: Loser Game 1 vs Loser Game 2
(loser of this game goes home – winner plays game 5)
8 p.m. - Game 4: Winner Game 1 vs Winner Game 2
(winner of this game advances to Saturday - loser plays Game 5)
NOTE: The Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks will play in the second game of the evening on both Tuesday, April 7, and Wednesday, April 8, so the schedule may be altered to accommodate seeding as the Championship Finals play out.
Thursday, April 9th
7 p.m. - Game 5: Loser Game 4 vs Winner Game 3
(winner advances to Championship Series - loser goes home)
Friday, April 10th
Off day, no games
Awards Day
Saturday , April 11th
7 p.m. - Game 6: First Game of Championship Series
(Best two out of three)
Winner of Game 4 vs Winner of Game 5
Sunday , April 12th
4 p.m. - Game 7: Second game of Championship Series
Winner of Game 4 vs Winner of Game 5
Monday , April 13th
7 p.m. - Game 8: Championship Game (if necessary)
Winner of Game 4 vs Winner of Game 5

Tickets for 2014-15 Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks games are on sale now at or at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum box office, which can be reached at (318) 631-4930.

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