Saturday, June 6, 2009

Dream Looking for Winning Season to Bring More Fans

A new article from the Washington Post second hand via the Associated Press interviews Dream president Bill Bolen who speaks (a little bit) about the financial state of our favorite team.

Bolen said apparently they liked what they saw. The victory convinced some season-ticket holders that Atlanta would definitely win more than four games with its revamped roster - which includes six-time All-Star Chamique Holdsclaw. Bolen said some season-ticket holders renewed their tickets during the game.

"Some of the them said, 'OK, I believe now,'" Bolen recalled. "'I don't want to miss this.' If you saw the talent we've gotten, you quickly realize this won't be another four-win season. I think once we start to really win, people are going to come out in droves.

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Bolen wouldn't say how much the franchise lost in its dismal first season, but did say that owner J. Ronald Terwilliger didn't expect to gain much financially as an expansion club last year. Bolen added that the franchise is "feeling good heading into the future."

1 comment:

Ethan said...

In related news, heyyyy! expanded their free "league pass" thingy online, which means I can see the ATL game tonight!

My computer can be routed into my TV for large-screen viewing goodness, despite the internet streaming. I tested it with the CBC newscast last night. Golden.