** PHILADELPHIA 76ERS MEDIA ADVISORY **
WHAT: SIXERS AND BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF ATLANTIC CITY CHILDREN PLACE SIXERS “50 SEASONS” LOGO DECAL ON BOARDWALK HALL COURT, HOST BASKETBALL CLINIC TO PROMOTE BOARDWALK CLASSIC
WHO: Sixers Ambassador of Basketball World B. Free
Sixers flight squad
100 children from the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City
WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11
LOGO DECAL PLACED PROMPTLY AT 3:30 P.M.
HOUR-LONG BASKETBALL CLINIC TO FOLLOW SHORTLY AFTER DECAL PLACEMENT
WHERE: BOARDWALK HALL
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. 08401
DETAILS: To help promote their Boardwalk Classic preseason game, the Sixers will place their “50 Seasons in Philadelphia” logo decal onto Boardwalk Hall’s basketball court with the help of children from the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City.
Immediately following the decal placement, the children will participate in an hour-long basketball clinic led by Ambassador of 76ers Basketball World B. Free and the Sixers Flight Squad. The clinic will focus on basic skills and teach kids the importance of teamwork.
The Sixers host the Brooklyn Nets in the Boardwalk Classic at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on Saturday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m. The game, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City and Global Spectrum, with Longport Media as the promotional partner, will be the Sixers’ first home preseason game of the year.
Tickets for the Boardwalk Classic are still available at www.TicketMaster.com, and are available in the upper and lower level for between $10 and $49 (excluding courtside and premium seating).
ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:
The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the elite franchises in the National Basketball Association and have achieved the third most wins in league history, as well as the third most playoff appearances of any team in the NBA along with three World Championships. Some of the greatest players ever to play the game have appeared in a 76ers uniform. The Philadelphia 76ers are owned by an investor syndicate led by prominent financier Joshua Harris and play home games in Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center.