Sunday, March 29, 2015

Sixers to hold 76 draft parties

The 76ers will have, get this, 76 draft parties to watch the NBA Draft on June 26.

Sixers to hold 76 draft parties

Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie (left) and head coach Brett Brown. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)
Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie (left) and head coach Brett Brown. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)

The 76ers will have, get this, 76 draft parties to watch the NBA Draft on June 26. 

The locations will be in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. In addition to watching the draft, fans can win tickets and prizes.

“We will have an unprecedented 76 Sixers Draft parties to match the size and scope of what this night means to our organization, and especially to our fans,” said Sixers Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer Tim McDermott said in a statement Thursday. “We look forward to seeing our future unfold on June 26 as we gather together to watch and celebrate the Draft.”

The Sixers will two lottery picks – Nos. 3 and 10 – in the draft. They will have five more picks in the second round, in Nos. 32, 39, 47, 52 and 54.

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Some locations have already been posted on SIXERS.COM. The remaining locations will be confirmed leading up to the draft.

Follow and contact 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers.

About this blog

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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