Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Sixers to host draft party at Wachovia Center

The Philadelphia 76ers will host a Draft Party for fans interested in being part of the draft night action at the Wachovia Center on Thursday, June 24 beginning at 4 p.m. The festivities will include player appearances, a Draft Night Show featuring alumni and player interviews as well as live coverage of the 2010 NBA Draft.  

Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Sixers Public Address Announcer Matt Cord will host a live Draft Show on the Sixers court featuring interviews with Sixers alumni Julius Erving, Moses Malone, Gerald Henderson and Clint Richardson as well as current players Thaddeus Young, Lou Williams, Jrue Holiday and Marreese Speights.

Live coverage of the NBA Draft, taking place at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, will be shown beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the arena's center hung scoreboard.

The Block Party takes place both inside the AT&T Pavilion and outside the Wachovia Center on the 11th street side of the building. Parking for this event is free.

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