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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

NBA Playoffs begin as Lakers win opener

The 2008 NBA Playoffs got underway as the #1 seed in the West, the Los Angeles Lakers took command in the third quarter of game 1 and beat the Denver Nuggets 128-114 at Staples Center. The Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol established career playoff highs with 36 points and eight assists, and he also had 16 rebounds and three blocked shots Sunday. Kobe Bryant, who said he made himself a decoy through most of the game, scored 18 of his 32 points in the final 8 minutes to keep Los Angeles safely ahead. Lamar Odom had 17 points, 14 rebounds and six assists and Luke Walton added 16 points for the Lakers, who entered having won eight of their last nine regular-season games to earn the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. For NBA Playoff tickets, Los Angeles Lakers tickets and any Sports tickets, please visit www.ticketrequest.com today!

Thursday, April 17, 2008

John Mayer to tour this summer

John Mayer has announced dates for a summer tour with openers Colbie Caillat and Brett Dennen as he continues to support last year's "Continuum." The singer/songwriter's outing will kick off July 2 with an appearance at Milwaukee's Summerfest and travel to 21 cities through early August, including a July 6 appearance at Michigan's Rothbury Festival. For John Mayer tickets or any Concert tickets, please visit www.TicketRequest.com

Stone Temple Pilots announce summer reunion tour

90's Alt Rock icons Stone Temple Pilots have announced a full blown reunion tour spanning 65 cities across North America this summer. The rockers announced the tour at an exclusive launch event in Los Angeles, during which they performed together publicly for the first time in nearly six years. The members of STP include frontman Scott Weiland, guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist Robert DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz, formed the band in 1992, recorded five studio albums and went on to sell more than 35 million copies worldwide, according to a press release. The Grammy-winning rockers parted ways after completing a tour behind 2001's "Shangri-La Dee Da," which is their most recent studio album. A best-of set titled "Thank You" followed in 2003. While Weiland went on to join Velvet Revolver, the DeLeo brothers co-founded rock quartet Army of Anyone with Filter frontman Richard Patrick and former David Lee Roth Band drummer Ray Luzier. For Stone Temple Pilots tickets or any other Concert tickets, please visit www.TicketRequest.com