Free Cavaliers NBA draft day party at The Q!

Cavs fans are invited to a FREE party at The Q to watch as the excitement of the 2011 NBA Draft unfolds!

The Cavaliers Official 2011 NBA Draft Party tips off at 6PM for a night of fun and festivities with the Cavaliers Game Entertainment Team and draft night coverage with Cavaliers Legends Austin Carr and Campy Russell and play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod LIVE from the FOX Sports Ohio Stage at Quicken Loans Arena.

With the Cavs holding the #1 and #4 picks, the anticipation will be high to see what decisions will be made to put the team in the best position for the future!

Starting at 6:45PM, and throughout the night, the insightful trio of Carr, Russell and McLeod will provide exclusive in-depth analysis on the 2011 Draft prospects.

When ESPN goes live with the broadcast of the NBA Draft at 7PM, all eyes will be on Q Tube to watch who will be the Cavs #1 and #4 overall picks of the first round. The Cavs also have the #32 and #54 overall picks, which are in the second round. The first pick is scheduled for 7:30PM.

Concession stands will be open with a variety of food and refreshment options, including $1 dogs and $1 sodas! Entertainment, interactive games and contests for the whole family will take place on The Q's concourse and arena floor - AND all fans who come out to the Draft Party will receive a numbered "lottery ball" for the opportunity to win prizes!

Fans of all ages will also enjoy:

  • Meet and greets with the Cavalier Girls, Scream Team and mascots Moondog and Sir C.C.
  • Special appearance! Photo opportunities with the majestic Budweiser Clydesdales
  • Exclusive 2011 NBA Draft merchandise available in the Cavaliers Team Shop
  • Cavaliers Legends will be signing autographs
  • Inflatable games, face painting, hair painting and tattoos

The Cavaliers Official 2011 Draft Party is open to the public with FREE tickets available at The Q box office. For a $1 donation (per ticket) to benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation, fans can also use the convenience of Flash Seats* to get tickets online by clicking here. Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert's son Nick Gilbert, the 14-year-old good luck charm credited for securing the Cavaliers #1 and #4 Draft picks and launching the catch phrase, "What's Not to Like?!" from the Draft Lottery stage, currently serves as the 2011 National Children's Tumor Foundation Ambassador. (*Flash Seats is an electronic ticketing system that allows fans to enter Quicken Loans Arena with just a swipe of their electronic ID.)

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