Stars Sell Out Game After Offering Donovan Mitchell Bobblehead

Mar 1, 2019, 10:47 PM
Courtesy of SLC Stars Twitter...
Courtesy of SLC Stars Twitter

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – Offer a Donovan Mitchell bobblehead and the people will come.

That’s what the Salt Lake Stars, the NBA G-League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, found out.

For months the team had been advertising a special bobblehead to commemorate the Jazz guard’s victory in last season’s Slam Dunk Contest.

In a promotional video for the bobblehead, Mitchell stated his excitement at seeing himself in bobble head form, complete with the Contest’s trophy and a basketball being wrapped by a spider web.

“It’s a pretty memorable moment for me, so to have this, this is awesome,” said Mitchell in the video.

The deal for a bobblehead was included in in a ticket package: buy two tickets to the Stars game against the Agua Caliente Clippers and receive a bobblehead for $25.

The promotion was a smashing success as the Stars had a standing-room only crowd of 2,287 while completely selling out their inventory of 1,000 bobbleheads. It was a season high for the Stars at Bruin Arena, as they had larger crowd when they played their season opener at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Despite the large showing of support, the Stars dropped the game, 105-90 to the Clippers.



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