The Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks are throwing a season tip-off party at the Horseshoe Casino Riverdome and you're invited!

Join the Mavericks as they kick off their season and prepare to defend the 2013-2014 ABA National Championship!

Here's more from Kirk Copeland, head of Media Operations for the Mavs!

SB Mavericks Season Tip-Off Party

With Your 3-Time ABA National Champions
Thursday, November 6th


(Bossier City, LA)  – Don’t miss your three-time American Basketball Association National Champions at the Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks Season Tip-Off Party at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Thursday, November 6, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. until Midnight.

The Riverdome will be transformed into the hottest party atmosphere in town for one night only. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the Championship Ring Presentation for the 2013-14 ABA National Champion Mavericks will begin at 7:30 p.m.  DJ Love will also be keeping the music going all night.

The Season Tip-Off Party will have a cash bar, dancing, performances by the Lady Mavs Dance Team, and a chance to meet and mingle with the 2014-15 Mavericks players.

The Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks swept through the 2013-14 ABA season undefeated, winning the championship for their third league title (2009-10, 2010-11, 2013-14). The Mavericks enter the 2014-15 season with a 60-game winning streak – the longest in professional basketball history – and have won 66 consecutive home games dating to the 2009-10 season. Their 123-7 record since 2008 is the best ever in the ABA, and they are the only three-time ABA National Champions.

Notable players returning to the Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks this season include reigning Most Valuable Player of both the league and the Championship Finals Ed Horton, 2009-10 MVP Josh Pace, and former Louisiana-Monroe Warhawk Tony Hooper. Four-time ABA Coach of the Year Steve Tucker, holder of the best record among coaches in league history, returns to lead the Mavericks as they go for their fourth ABA National Championship.

Free tickets for the Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks Season Tip-Off Party are available at ALL local Metro PCS locations. Visit or call (318) 631-4930 for more information.

The Mavericks open the 2014-15 season Saturday, November 8, when they take on the Colorado Kings at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum. A gate ticket for the State Fair of Louisiana gets you a FREE game admission OR purchase of a Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks game ticket gets you a free admission to the State Fair. Children 12 and under get in free. Visit for complete game schedule and further information.

Tickets for 2014-15 Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks are on sale now at or at the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum ticket office.

Horseshoe Casino & Hotel is the #1 casino resort in the Shreveport-Bossier City market. With a luxurious hotel, spa, shopping/retail concourse, the DARE pool/bar, delicious restaurants, meeting/banquet rooms, the Riverdome entertainment arena, the rooftop enclosed structure/outdoor venue, the CMT Crossroads bar/live music venue, and a 3-level casino featuring private gaming areas, live poker, and the best table game odds and slot jackpots in town. Horseshoe is the place famous for its legendary action, first-class service, and outstanding headline entertainment. Horseshoe’s sister property is Harrah’s Louisiana Downs in Bossier City, and both properties are part of the Caesars Entertainment, Inc. network – the world’s largest provider of branded casino entertainment through operating subsidiaries. Visit or call 318-742-0711 for more information. Know When to Stop Before You Start®.  Gambling Problem?  Call 1-800-522-4700.  © 2011 Caesars License Company, LLC.

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