Bobcats Second Annual Hoops & Heels Event set for February 8

Bobcats and FOX SportSouth Sideline Reporter Stephanie Ready to Host Unique

Basketball 101 Symposium for Women Prior to Bobcats-Spurs Game


CHARLOTTE, NC February 3, 2014 – The Charlotte Bobcats today announced that there is limited seating remaining for the second annual Hoops & Heels event on Saturday, February 8 hosted by FOX SportSouth sideline reporter Stephanie Ready. Presented by Walgreens and Wines D’ Italia, Hoops & Heels is the perfect “ladies night out” social event that includes an interactive and fun pregame experience before the Bobcats vs. the San Antonio Spurs game at Time Warner Cable Arena.

2014 Hoops & Heels

“This is a great opportunity for women to socialize while improving or refreshing their basketball knowledge,” Ready said. “Last year, we truly enjoyed our experience in the inaugural year of this event. This year we have already doubled the number of participants, and we look forward to providing an enjoyable night full of fun, entertainment and basketball before tipoff of the Bobcats game.”

The Hoops and Heels experience begins at 3:00 p.m. with a wine tasting featuring Wines D’Italia. The ladies will then partake in a Basketball 101 symposium led by Ready detailing the nuances of the NBA game. There will be a special appearance by former Charlotte Sting and WNBA All-Star Andrea Stinson. The women will also enjoy a unique courtside view of player pregame warmups and watch the Bobcats and Spurs game from a luxury suite. Each guest will receive a Hoops & Heels T-shirt, a Charlotte Hornets legend Dell Curry bobble head and will have the opportunity to win additional prizes.

There is less than a week left to purchase tickets for this once-a-year event. Pricing starts at just $75 and for more information or to purchase a ticket, please contact Cara Dolan at 704.688.9018 or Fans can also visit:


About Stephanie Ready

Stephanie Ready is in her 10th season as Bobcats sideline reporter and also hosts Bobcats LIVE, the expanded pre- and post-game show which airs exclusively before and after every game on SportSouth. Additionally, she has served as a sideline reporter for TNT’s coverage of the NBA Playoffs and as an analyst for women’s college basketball coverage on both ESPN and Fox Sports. Ready joined the Bobcats after serving as an assistant coach for the Washington Mystics of the WNBA and the Greenville Groove of the NBA D-League, where she was the first woman to coach a men’s professional sports team. A four-year starter on the women’s basketball team at Coppin State University, she ended her collegiate career among the school’s all-time top 10 performers in points, rebounds, assists and steals.

Bobcats Sports & Entertainment owns the Charlotte Bobcats and operates Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena.