Cavs Holiday Hoops Showcase Features a Festive Local Lineup!

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CLEVELAND, OH - December 15, 2011 - Bringing together the heartwarming joy of the holiday season with the heart-pounding spirit of basketball, the Cleveland Cavaliers are proud to welcome a number of local community basketball programs to experience the thrill of competing on official NBA hardwood in a world-class facility as they host the Cavaliers Holiday Hoops Showcase at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday, December 23!

Tipping off at 9:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the day, athletes of all ages from Northeast Ohio will feel the pride of seeing their name in lights and the adrenaline rush of sprinting up and down the official Cavaliers court in front of their hometown crowd of family and friends. Additionally, teams will get the all-star treatment with access to Quicken Loans Arena locker rooms and use of the public address system, and tickets to an upcoming Cavs game.

The Cavaliers Holiday Hoops Showcase will include three (3) high school matchups, each composed of a condensed JV game and a full varsity game. In addition, teams from the Stow Youth Basketball program and the Local Competitive Athletic Association Men’s League will have a chance to play during the day. Games are scheduled as follows:

Stow Youth Basketball
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

East Tech vs. Stow
JV - 11:30 a.m.
Varsity - 1:00 p.m.

Alliance vs. Kirtland
JV - 3:00 p.m.
Varsity - 3:30 p.m.

Beaumont vs. Magnificat
JV - 5:30 p.m.
Varsity -6:00 p.m.

Local Competitive Athletic Association (LCAA)
Annual Men’s League Game - 8:00 p.m.

Tickets for the Cavaliers Holiday Hoops Showcase are $16 and include all day admission and a voucher for a future Cavs game, valid through the 2011-12 regular season (seats subject to availability for a mutually agreed-upon date). Fans can get their tickets for the Cavaliers Holiday Hoops Showcase through any of the participating schools’ athletic departments or by visiting the Quicken Loans Arena box office.

Interesting in having your team play at The Q? The Cavs are inviting local basketball organizations to take part in great opportunities like a Hoops Showcase! Limited spots are available, so interested teams are encouraged to contact Showcase representative Tom Sitko at 216-420-2125 or tsitko@cavs.com.