POSTED: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 12:19am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 12:48pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA — New Orleans Hornets fans can join in the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts a 2012 Draft Party presented by Budweiser at the New Orleans Arena (1501 Girod St.) on Thursday, June 28. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and fans can watch draft coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN as the Hornets will make the first selection in the 2012 NBA Draft.
In addition to the first pick, the Hornets will also pick at the #10 slot in this year’s draft. Following the #10 pick, Head Coach Monty Williams will address fans about the newest members of the team.
The Hornets Draft Party presented by Budweiser will feature live music by the Brass-a-Holics, interactive games and Hornets Nest merchandise specials. Hugo and the Honeybees dance squad will be on hand to sign autographs and interact with fans annd the event will also include appearances by Hornets broadcasters.
Free parking for fans will be available for fans in Lots 2, 3 and 5.