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OKC Thunder: Fans snap up single tickets

By Mike Baldwin Published: October 8, 2008

uot;I’m just glad I got some tickets. My wife wanted to see Yao Ming so we’re happy.”

The remaining 19,000 single-game tickets for games through Jan. 18 can be purchased at the Ford Center box office during business hours, by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX or online 24 hours a day at

Approximately 100 people waited outside the Ford Center Tuesday morning. Similar to concerts, the Ford Center used a lottery system to determine which person was first in line.

"When I got here it was packed,” said Darrell Dowell, of Oklahoma City. "I expected tickets to go fast. I’m hoping to get Lakers tickets when they go on sale.”

Single game tickets for the Thunder’s final 19 regular-season games will go on sale sometime in December.