Regular-season single-game tickets for the Portland Trail Blazers went on sale online to the public at noon Monday. Tickets were scheduled to be available for sale in person at the Blazers ticket office at 2 p.m.
The Blazers play their first regular season game on Halloween night at the Rose Garden against the Los Angeles Lakers.
At the team's Media Day on Monday, new Blazers head coach Terry Stotts said "I'm going to judge this team by the way it competes."
The team's General Manager Neil Olshey, previewing the 2012-2013 season, told the media: "We're ahead of where we thought we'd be, not where we want to be."
The Blazers also announced Monday they would debut their new alternate red uniforms on opening night. The alternate uniforms had not been updated in ten years. They encouraged fans to wear red that night.
The first of three preseason games tips off on October 17, on the road against the Denver Nuggets.