Humans have been putting spherical objects in hoops for centuries, but until the invention of the dunk, the fast break, and face dribbling, it wasn’t an activity worth watching. See if “basketball” lives up to the hype with today’s GrouponLive deal for tickets to see the Alaska Quake at Begich Middle School. Choose from the following options:
- For $10, you get two single-game tickets (a $20 value).
- For $49, you get one season ticket (a $125 value).
- For $89, you get two season tickets (a $250 value).
- For $$159, you get four season tickets (a $500 value).<p>
Celebrating its inaugural season as part of the American Basketball Association, the Alaska Quake dishes out family-friendly entertainment with up-tempo play and a talent-packed roster. Head Coach Adam Lewis leads the newly sprouted squad, which was recently organized to provide the community with a morally sound outlet based on good sportsmanship and maximum effort. This season, the Quake seeks to rumble past opponents during 14 home games, including bouts against the Seattle Mountaineers, Arizona Scorpions, and Las Vegas Aces, a team notorious for quitting after scoring exactly 21 points. To further beguile their budding fan base, Quake players will aim to emulate the fast-paced play of 1970s ABA stars, adopting the freewheeling styles of players such as Julius “Dr. J” Erving. Additionally, the Quake Girls infuse each game with an extra dose of energy with dazzling dance moves and tension-filled spelling bees.
Founded as a nonprofit by philanthropist Shana Harris, the Alaska Quake strives to build confidence and character through exhibition and education of basketball. A recent expansion member of the American Basketball Association, the Quake suit up against West Coast competitors that include the Seattle Mountaineers. During games, the athletic young men of the Quake careen over the hardcourt with smooth pick-and-rolls and rim-rattling dunks, powered on by the cheers of the crowd and the energetic moves of the Quake Girls dance team. In addition to their regular-season competitive schedule, team players and coaches also lead youth skills sessions in the offseason, teaching future all-stars the finer points of foul shooting, ball handling, and ref-tickling.