Lightning to be exciting in ’15-’16

Dance Pack auditions were held Oct. 24-25.

The 2015/16 National Basketball League (NBL) season doesn’t get underway until after Christmas, but it’s never too early to get your hands on season tickets for the London Lightning.

The Lightning are looking to build off last season’s early exit from the playoffs and turn this season into a third league title. With a new and determined coach (Kyle Julius), hand-picked players with experience in pro leagues across the globe, and a competitive drive, the team is a strong contender to be the best in the league. You can be a part of its success.

Season ticket holders reap the rewards of being able to see every thrilling Lightning home game. For businesses, it’s a great way to treat your employees for their hard work. You can also impress clients by seeing London’s premier basketball team. Otherwise, bring your family or a friend and cheer on the organization that’s become the shining star of the NBL. As a season ticket holder, you will be a part of the team’s achievements on and off the court. You’ll be giving back to the community by supporting our local endeavours and raising awareness about a number of charitable organizations.

The team is already preparing, day in and day out, for a highly anticipated season. Fan favourite forward Garrett Williamson has returned to give the team a spark. Local talent Warren Ward will don a Lightning jersey to play in front of his hometown crowd. Towering Canadian centre Chad Posthumus has had successful stints in the NCAA, Argentina, and the NBA Summer League with the Chicago Bulls. Meanwhile, Coach Kyle Julius is thought to be one of the brightest minds in the sport when it comes to player development; his knowledge of the game is what drew many of the players to sign with the team.

It’s a good time to become a part of the largest fan base in the league. Get your season tickets today and join the team on its quest for a third league championship. It’s shaping up to be an electrifying season. Visit or call (519) 433-0634 for ticket information.

Story submitted by the London Lightning and photos by Kyle Montgomery