The Minnesota Timberwolves may get mocked because of GM David Kahn’s questionable decisions, but there definitely is one thing the franchise does well and that is create ticket promotions. Two years ago we praised them for lowering prices, and now we have to applaud them for their fourth annual “Pay the Pick” promotion.
Here’s how the promotion works: “Fans will have the opportunity to purchase an upper level season ticket that corresponds to the Wolves first-round draft selection — as low as $1 per seat per game if the team gets the No. 1 pick and capped at $4 per seat per game. Fans need to purchase their tickets prior to the NBA Draft Lottery to take advantage of the “Pay the Pick” promotion.”
Does it get any easier than that? At the maximum, season tickets were going to cost $164 and at minimum they would be $41. Season tickets turned out to be $82 for anyone who bought the “Pay the Pick” promotion which is something that yields few complaints. In fact, we learned that it was promptly sold out.
Between this, lowering prices, and their canned food giveaway, the T-Wolves sure know how to run a ticket promotion. Now if they can just do something about the product on the court …
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