Its official, the “Goon Squad Classic” exhibition basketball game, is scheduled for Sunday, November 20th at the UC Davis Pavilion.
FOX40’s Jim Crandell confirmed the papers to get arena approval, were signed Monday night.
Since Sacramento Kings fans started chatting on Twitter about making an exhibition game happen in Sacramento during the NBA lockout, a lot of people have stepped in to help. Donte Green, a forward with the Sacramento Kings, became the front man in making it happen.
Green has been in contact with other fellow players to take part in this exhibition game. Possible players to join Greene are Tyreke Evans, DeMarcus Cousins, Jason Thompson, Jimmer Fredette, Isaiah Thomas, John Wall, Kevin Durant, Kevin Martin, and more.
Tickets go on sale, Thursday, November 10th, at the UC Davis box office, or you can call (530) 752-1915. You can also purchase tickets on tickets.com. Prices range from $25 to $70.
Part of the proceedings will benefit different charities and a canned food drive will be held at the doors the day of the event.