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Pelicans and Kings to play in Rupp on October 17

That rumored Pelicans-Kings exhibition game in Rupp Arena is now officially official with a date set for the day after Big Blue Madness. The preseason game will tip-off at 7:00 p.m. on October 17.

“I’m really excited about the opportunity to play at Rupp Arena again in front of the Big Blue Nation,” Anthony Davis said in the release. “I always look forward to going back to Kentucky and visiting with the players, coaches and fans.”

Willie Cauley-Stein added, “I’m excited for the opportunity to play in Lexington with my Kings teammates.  Rupp Arena is the home of many great memories for me and it’s a unique opportunity to experience it as a professional for the Big Blue Nation fans that made my time as a Wildcat so memorable.”

Tickets range in price from $10 – $250 and go on sale to the public Friday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m. They can be purchased at the Rupp Arena box office, or, or by calling Ticket Master at 800-745-3000.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

8 Comments for Pelicans and Kings to play in Rupp on October 17

  1. Earl Skaggs
    11:19 am July 14, 2015 Permalink

    I ain’t payin no $250 for no basketball ticket

    • J-Dub421
      11:37 am July 14, 2015 Permalink

      Then maybe the $10 tickets are more your speed. Tickets range in price from $10 — $250.

  2. Tim Gray
    11:28 am July 14, 2015 Permalink

    Thanks Earl but you do know it’s not mandatory don’t you?

  3. BenHur
    11:31 am July 14, 2015 Permalink

    $250 is fine, but will the stars actually play?

    • J-Dub421
      11:35 am July 14, 2015 Permalink

      The UK guys will definitely play.

  4. Stanton S
    11:39 am July 14, 2015 Permalink

    I went to the last Pelicans exhibition game at Rupp, and it was mainly to get the guys who rarely played some PT, but AD did play some. It was still a great experience.

  5. Jason Boone
    10:30 pm July 14, 2015 Permalink

    So what is the KFUND pre-sale code, so we can get great seats?

  6. Lisa
    4:12 pm July 15, 2015 Permalink

    Drew, we aren’t all in the Eastern time zone – that is 10 am ET?