Possible Plans For WNBA In Tulsa, Announcement Coming


Tuesday, July 21st 2009, 12:36 pm
By: News On 6


News On 6

TULSA, OK -- The president of the WNBA is expected to be in Tulsa Wednesday and a special announcement will be made.  

It's not certain what that announcement will be, but there is discussion on the possibility of the league bringing a team to Tulsa.

According to Tulsa Business Journal, investors and community leaders from Tulsa and Oklahoma City will officially announce their goal of bringing a WNBA franchise to Tulsa.

On Friday, an e-mail was sent to BOK Premium Seat Holders.

Dear Premium Seat Holder,
CONFIDENTIAL:

We have some exciting news for the City of Tulsa... city officials and a group of private investors are working to bring a WNBA team to Tulsa...

Currently, a group of investors is making strides in securing the necessary capital to bring a franchise to Tulsa and is in negotiations with the BOK Center to secure a lease agreement...

Bringing the WNBA to Tulsa is a civic investment that will add to the quality of life and benefit the growth and revitalization of downtown...

Sincerely,

Kathy Taylor
Mayor

The News On 6 will have more on the announcement Wednesday.