Pelicans invite fans to NBA draft party Thursday night

Pelicans invite fans to NBA draft party Thursday night
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POSTED: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:00pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 11:25pm

New Orleans Pelicans fans can join in on the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts its 2013 Draft Party presented by Harrah's and Bud Light at Manning's (519 Fulton St.) on Thursday, June 27.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and fans can watch draft coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN as the Pelicans make the sixth selection in the 2013 NBA Draft.

The Pelicans' 2012 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis will be joined by forward Jason Smith at the event. The Pelicans' draft party will feature appearances by Pelicans personalities, as well as a chance for fans to win Pelicans gear in the team's Pick 6 contest.

Fans at the draft party who correctly guess the first six picks of the draft will be entered in a raffle for the grand prize. Fans can log on to Pelicans.com/draftcentral to learn more about this year's draft prospects, the history of the sixth pick and much more.

Following the draft on Saturday, June 29, the Pelicans' radio team, Sean Kelley, John DeShazier and Daniel Sallerson, will host a recap of the 2013 NBA Draft on WWL 105.3FM from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

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