Several theme nights at the DeltaPlex Arena planned for the team’s inaugural season with the Denver Nuggets
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (November 16, 2021) – The Grand Rapids Gold, the NBA G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets, announced today the theme and promotion schedule for the 2021-22 season. The team’s opening night is Tuesday, November 23, at 7:00 p.m. ET at the DeltaPlex Arena against in-state rival Motor City Cruise. The first 500 fans will receive a Gold-branded headband—an ode to Head Coach Jason Terry—and a schedule magnet.
The Grand Rapids Gold will host the Motor City Cruise again on Wednesday, November 24, at 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will recognize military personnel and their families in a Salute to Soldiers. All veterans and active duty service members receive a free ticket to the game with military I.D. The first 500 fans also receive a schedule magnet.
The entire theme list is below.
The new NBA affiliate of the Denver Nuggets also announced its full promotional schedule, including:
- $20 All American Deal on Tuesday and Thursdays; includes one general admission ticket, a cheeseburger, fries, and soda
- $2 Beers + $2 Hot Dogs on Fridays, plus $5 Founders Solid Gold
- Family Fare Fridays; bring a Family Fare receipt of $25+ to any Friday night game and get two free tickets
- $44 4-Pack on Saturdays presented by University of Michigan-Health West; includes four general admission tickets, four hot dogs, and four sodas
|Date||Theme // Giveaway||Promotion||Presented By|
|Tuesday, November 23||Home Opener // headbands, magnet schedules||$20 All American Deal|
|Wednesday, November 24||Salute to Soldiers // magnet schedules||Free tickets to Active Military // Veterans||U.S. Army National Guard|
|Friday, December 3||Season of Giving||$2 Beers + $2 Hot Dogs, $5 Founders Solid Gold, Family Fare Fridays||Priority Health|
|Saturday, December 4||Holiday Hats and Healthcare Heroes||$44 4-Pack||University of Michigan-Health West|
|Saturday, January 8||Nuggets Night||$44 4-Pack||Northpointe Bank|
|Saturday, January 22||Star Wars Night||$44 4-Pack|
|Friday, February 11||Go for the Gold||$2 Beers + $2 Hot Dogs, $5 Founders Solid Gold, Family Fare Fridays||Huntington Bank|
|Monday, February 14||Valentine’s Day||BOGO|
|Friday, March 18||Flint Tropics||$2 Beers + $2 Hot Dogs, $5 Founders Solid Gold, Family Fare Fridays|
|Friday, April 1||Beer City USA||$2 Beers + $2 Hot Dogs, $5 Founders Solid Gold, Family Fare Fridays||in partnership with Founders Brewing Co.|
|Saturday, April 2||The Real Superheroes||$44 4-Pack||Children’s Foundation|
For additional information and interviews, please contact Gwen Vryhof Bultema at firstname.lastname@example.org or 616-536-1400. For more information on the Grand Rapids Gold, visit www.nbagrandrapids.com.
About the NBA G League
The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 29 teams, 28 with direct affiliations to NBA franchises for 2021-22, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. 41 percent of all NBA players at the start of the 2021-22 season boasted NBA G League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs.
About the Grand Rapids Gold
The Grand Rapids Gold are a member of the NBA G League and affiliated with the Denver Nuggets. The organization is committed to providing an elite level of basketball to the West Michigan community, while also investing in and contributing to the West Michigan community. The team is owned by SSJ Group LLC. For more information about the organization, visit www.nbagrandrapids.com and follow the team on its social media channels.
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