Going to a basketball game lets fans feel the excitement and hear the pleas for quiet from the family living underneath the bleachers. Root for the home team with this GrouponLive deal to see the Washington Mystics play at the Verizon Center. Choose between the following options:
- $12 for one ticket for club-corners seating (up to a $25.20 value, including all fees)
- $25 for one ticket for center-preferred-lower seating (up to a $57.90 value, including all fees)<p>
For either seating option, choose from the following games:
- Against the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday, September 7, at 7 p.m.
- Against the Atlanta Dream on Friday, September 14, at 7 p.m.
- Against the Indiana Fever on Friday, September 21, at 7 p.m.<p>
The first 50 customers to purchase the $25 option for any game will also get to participate in the High Five Tunnel, which enables spectators to high five players as they run onto the court for pre-game introductions.
As their 15th year in the WNBA heads into its final weeks, the Washington Mystics face off against three rivals under the leadership of Maryland alum Crystal Langhorne. After attaining the league’s fourth-best scoring average in 2011 with 18.2 points per game, Langhorne anchors a squad that includes forward Monique Currie.
Composed of kids aged 7–13, the Mystics Mayhem dance team entertains crowds each game, along with Lucky the Rabbit and Pax the Panda, whose anthropomorphic high jinks surpass even Sonic the Hedgehog’s attempt to break the sound barrier in Chuck Taylor high-tops.
As one of the WNBA's first expansion teams, the Washington Mystics first took their athletic wizardry to the court in 1998. Since then, the team has made six playoff appearances, beating out plenty of other teams that were too timid to play with a crystal basketball. The Mystics follow the direction of head coach Mike Thibault, the winningest active coach in the league and the second all-time coach to reach 200 wins.