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The DEC gets ready to host Huskies

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One the the state's biggest venues will be on show this weekend, as the Southern Huskies play the 2 Cheap Cars Supercity Rangers on Saturday.

A big crowd is expected for the match. with the Glenorchy City Council taking steps to help ensure the success of this season’s New Zealand National Basketball League matches held at the Derwent Entertainment Centre starting this weekend.

"The Council is doing everything possible to ensure the NZNBL season at the DEC is a success for both the team and the fans," said Glenorchy Mayor Kristie Johnston.

Ms Johnston said the DEC staff were working closely with the Southern Huskies to boost ticket sales, including directing patrons to Southern Huskies ticketing portal, sending promotional material to its existing mailing list, promoting events on its Facebook page, and providing options to sell seats through Ticketmaster.

Mayor Johnston said the Council was also taking steps to ensure the DEC looked its best to the many followers across Australia and overseas who viewed the games.