Arlington, TX – The Dallas Wings will end the 2017 season at home against the New York Liberty tomorrow afternoon. Tip-off is set for 1 pm. The final home game will be the Wings fan appreciation day, where all fans will be thanked for their support this season. Each attendee tomorrow will receive a commemorative team photo, and will be honored with prizes and giveaways that range from team merchandise to packages from corporate partners. Fans will also get to enjoy $1 hot dogs that will be available at all College Park concessions.
HURRICANE HARVEY EFFORTS
In honor of fan appreciation day, the Wings have partnered with the Dallas Women Foundation to help support agencies across North Texas who are providing relief for families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The Dallas Women’s Foundation is opening a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to accept all donations, and will be making grants to agencies in North Texas who support all types of families. The Wings will donate $1 for each ticket sold on September 3 to the fund and will encourage all fans that day to join them by donating towards the efforts in the concourse area at College Park Center.
PUNCH THAT TICKET
With win against the Sky this past Wednesday, the Wings have punched their ticket into the 2017 WNBA playoffs, locking in the seventh seed behind Western Conference opponent, the Phoenix Mercury. It is the first playoff berth for the Wings franchise, since moving to Dallas.
At College Park Center, the Wings are 10-6. The record ranks as the best home record the Wings have recorded in their new digs. The Wings have already surpassed their winning record with the ninr wins. Last season the team ended with six total wins while playing at College Park Center. Their most recent win came over the Los Angeles. Currently the Wings have won their last four games consecutively. They have taken two overall series over opponents, when playing at College Park Center. Other key wins inside CPC were a 27 margin victory over the Indiana Fever on 5/30, a 96-90 win on 6/9 over reigning 2016 WNBA Champions, the Los Angeles Sparks, and a double overtime win over the Chicago Sky, snapping their four game winning streak on 7/16. At home, the Wings are averaging 88.8 points per game, with Skylar Diggins-Smith leading the team at home averaging 18.9 points per game.
AGAINST THE EAST
The Dallas Wings remaining four games will all be against the East. When facing eastern conference opponents, the Wings are 8-8 this season, taking wins over Indiana (twice), Washington, Connecticut, Chicago (twice) and Atlanta (twice). Four of the wins occurred at College Park Center. The 7-8-mark ranks as the best record overall, under the Wings name against eastern conference opponents. The seven wins beats last year’s total wins against the East, which was three. Last season, the Wings ended the year with a 3-12 record against the East.
WATCH US WORK
Tomorrow broadcast will be seen on FOX Sports Southwest Plus and the WNBA’s League Pass.