The Cleveland Cavaliers’ No.3 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft calls for a special kind of party and the best place to celebrate is at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse for the 2021 Cavaliers Draft Party presented by Panini on Thursday July 29 at 7:00 p.m., Cavs Nation is invited to watch the highly anticipated selection together while enjoying live music, fan zones and great prizes, including a chance to win free tickets to the 2022 All- Star Game in Cleveland. Admission to the Draft Party is FREE and tickets are available NOW by clicking here.
(Please Note – As per guidelines set by the Cleveland Police Department, Cavaliers will adhere to the policy that persons 16 and under participating in the Draft Party must be accompanied by an adult.)
Starting at 6:00 p.m., WTAM athletic director and Cavs pre-game, half-time and post-game host Mike Snyder will broadcast live from the FieldHouse, along with longtime host of the Cavs. Greg Brinda sports talks. Ahead of ESPN’s TV broadcast of the 2021 NBA Draft at 8:30 p.m. on Humongotron, fans of all ages can enjoy an entire evening of fun-filled festivities, including:
- Top This Band Ohio Native Live Music
- free throws on the field
- Autograph sessions with Cavaliers Legends
- Meeting with Moondog and Sir CC
- All New Cavs Video Content on Humongotron
- Make-up, hair and tattoo stations
- Chances to win prizes and more!
WIN 2022 NBA ALL-STAR TICKETS WITH THE NBA EVENTS APP
Fans attending the Cavs Draft Party who download the NBA Events app (available for download from the Apple Store or Google play store) and create an account for a chance to win tickets to the 2022 NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland. Eleven fans who have completed their registration will be randomly selected to participate in a field competition during the Draft Party to determine the final winner. The 10 finalist entrants will receive tickets to NBA Crossover, an interactive event for fans during All-Star Weekend that showcases the convergence of the NBA and pop culture.
From NOW, fans can participate in the NBA All-Star Rewards Program in the NBA Events app. By visiting various participating restaurants and retailers around Cleveland, fans can earn points that will be redeemable for NBA prizes and experiences leading up to All-Star Weekend in February. New businesses, activities and information will continually be added to the NBA All-Star Rewards program during All-Star Weekend, providing fans with even more ways to win big!
Fans can get a head start on collecting points during the Draft Party by completing these activities as part of the NBA Rewards program on the NBA Events app:
- Stop by the ticket center kiosk at the Cavs Draft Party to learn more about the 2021-2022 Cavs tickets. Scan the QR code on Ticket Sales Central to earn NBA Rewards points!
- Stop by any Cavs Team Shop open at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse to check out the latest All-Star apparel. Scan the QR code at checkout to earn NBA Rewards points!
- Strike a pose with Collin, Darius and Isaac! Scan the QR code at the full-size photo station located in the Arena Bowl to earn NBA Rewards points!
- You’ve been drafted! Stop by the Arena Bowl to take the stage and strike a pose with Adam Silver as he welcomes you to the team. Scan the QR code near this life-size photo station in the Arena Bowl to earn NBA Rewards points!
The NBA Events app will also serve as the ultimate on-court resource for all things All-Star Weekend 2022, providing fans with the most up-to-date information on event times, tickets and exclusive experiences throughout the week. -end.
NBA All-Star 2022 is the 71st annual All-Star and will take place as the NBA celebrates its 75th anniversary. Field events will kick off Friday, February 18 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse with Rising Stars, an annual showcase for the NBA’s top rookies and sophomores. Saturday February 19 will feature the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, the Three Point Contest and the AT&T Slam Dunk Contest. The 2022 NBA All-Star will culminate with the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 20.
CAVS TEAM SHOP PARTY OFFERS PROJECT!
The Cavs Team Shop is currently closed for construction, but fans can still mark their favorite Cavs gear, including the 2021 Draft Hat Collection, during the Draft Party at outlets located nearby. Portal 41 at Huntington Club Level and near Portal 12 at Street Level Concourse.
Immediately after the announcement of Pick # 3, fans can head to Cavs.com/Shop to pre-order the Draft Pick’s 2021 jersey. The All-Star 2022 capsule collection of hats, t-shirts and hoodies will also be available for purchase at the Draft Party and online.
WRITING CLEVELAND’S FUTURE STARS WITH THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB!
The fun of the Cavs Draft Day kicks off Thursday afternoon with a Cavs Academy Youth Basketball Clinic at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Fifty young people from the Northeast Ohio Boys and Girls Clubs will join Cavs Academy coaches for a special clinic that will teach fundamental basketball skills such as ball handling, defense and agility, as well as fun shooting competitions and the game.
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