**DELAWARE 87ERS MEDIA ADVISORY**
DELAWARE 87ERS TO HOST SCHOOL DAY OPEN PRACTICE
DELAWARE 87ERS COACHES, PLAYERS & STAFF, LOCAL STUDENTS, & JURDY
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28
10:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M. ET
BOB CARPENTER CENTER
631 S. COLLEGE AVE.
NEWARK, DE 19716
The Delaware 87ers will host a school day open practice for local students on Wednesday. The practice will feature three stations: on-court drills with Sevens coaches and players, courtside KidZone filled with inflatables and lunchtime in the stands. Entertainment will include an anti-bullying rally by Jurdy. In addition, each student will receive his or her very own book and bookmark.
For more information, please contact Delaware 87ers Public Relations & Community Engagement Manager Amanda Janczak at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-617-9841.
ABOUT THE DELAWARE 87ERS:
The Delaware 87ers of the NBA G League were relocated to America’s first state in 2013 and named to commemorate the year in which Delaware ratified the U.S. Constitution, 1787. The Sevens are the NBA G League affiliate of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and are owned by the Sixers. The 87ers play at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE.
ABOUT THE NBA G LEAGUE:
The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 26 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2017-18 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time-high 44 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2016-17 season boasted NBA G League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs. NBA G League games are available on ESPN’s family of networks and NBA TV.