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Imagine playing a one-on-one game of H-O-R-S-E with Cavaliers center Zydrunas Ilgauskas, enjoying a great dinner followed by a photo session with the Cavalier Girls, or teeing up with Cavaliers GM Jim Paxson and legend Austin Carr for an 18-hole game of golf. Think your children might enjoy a sleepover in the Cavaliers locker room with friends, complete with refreshments, movies and video games? The Cavaliers are putting these special sports experiences and many more on the auction block as part of the “Sports Auction All Day for the United Way.”

The five day auction starts with online bidding at noon on Saturday, January 17 and runs through January 21. On Wednesday, January 21 only, the auction goes live on WTAM radio (1100 AM) when the station’s on-air hosts will auction off very special selected items exclusively on air. All local WTAM programming will include the auction of special experience opportunities, which will only be available through live bidding with listeners calling (216) 578-1111 to place bids.

In addition to the Cleveland Cavaliers, sponsors for the United Way auction include ClearChannel, cleveland.com, the Cleveland Browns, the Cleveland Indians, the Cleveland Force, the Cleveland Barons and The Plain Dealer.

To see a complete list of sports auction items from all teams, click here


Here is a list of special Cavaliers experiences that fans will see up for auction:

LIVE AUCTION

SLEEPOVER IN THE CAVALIERS’ LOCKER ROOM
Bidding takes place Wednesday, January 21 on WTAM 1100’s Wills and Coleman in the Morning 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Ten children will have the opportunity to have a slumber party in the Cavaliers’ locker room. Complete with video games, movies and refreshments. The evening also includes playtime on the Cavaliers’ Practice Court. (Must be a mutually agreed upon date)


GOLF WITH JIM PAXSON AND AUSTIN CARR
Bidding takes place on Wednesday, January 21 on WTAM 1100’s Wills and Coleman in the Morning 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.

You and a guest will join Cavaliers’ President & General Manager Jim Paxson and Cavaliers’ legend Austin Carr on the golf course for a round of 18 at the Westfield Group Country Club. (Must be a mutually agreed upon date)


GAME OF H-O-R-S-E WITH ZYDRUNAS ILGAUSKAS
Bidding takes place on Wednesday, January 21 on WTAM 1100’s Mike Trivisonno Show 3p.m. to 7 p.m.

Take Cavaliers’ center Zydrunas Ilgauskas one-on-one in a game of H-O-R-S-E on the Cavaliers’ Practice Court. The winning bidder will also receive an Ilgauskas’ autographed jersey and videotape of the contest. (Must be a mutually agreed upon date)

 


DINNER AND PHOTO SESSION WITH THE CAVALIER GIRLS
Bidding takes place on Wednesday, January 21 on WTAM 1100’s Sportsline with Kevin Keane 8 p.m. to midnight.

You and a guest will have dinner and your picture taken with the Cavalier Girls.


SILENT AUCTION (ON-LINE)
Bidding begins at noon on Saturday, January 17th
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TWO COURTSIDE SEATS
You and a guest will get as close to the action as possible in two courtside seats next to the Cavaliers’ bench for a 2003-04 Cavaliers home game. (Must be a mutually agreed upon game date)

GUND ARENA SUITE FOR THE CAVALIERS / LAKERS GAME
Watch one of the top games of the season as the Cavaliers take on Kobe, Shaq, Karl, Gary and the Lakers on Wednesday, February 4, 2004. You’ll do it in style from a Gund Arena luxury suite. The suite package includes 16 tickets, plus food and beverages.

SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY MOONDOG
New Cavaliers mascot Moondog will make an appearance at your birthday party, meeting or special event. (Must be a mutually agreed upon date)

COURTSIDE BALLBOY
Your child will have the unique opportunity to serve as a courtside ball boy for a Cavaliers home game during the 2003-04 season. (Must be a mutually agreed upon date)

Autographed, game-worn jersey from Zydrunas Ilgauskas
Autographed, game-worn shoes from Darius Miles
Autographed, game-worn shoes from DeSagana Diop
Autographed, game-worn shoes from Kevin Ollie
Autographed, game-worn shoes from Ira Newble
Autographed, game-worn shoes from Jason Kapono
Autographed basketball from the 2003-04 Cavaliers
Autographed basketball from Cavaliers’ “hot shots” (LeBron James, Jason Kapono, Dajuan Wagner)
Autographed basketball from Cavaliers’ guards (Kevin Ollie, Kedrick Brown, JR Bremer)
Autographed basketball from Cavaliers’ forwards (Carlos Boozer, Eric Williams, Darius Miles, Ira Newble)
Autographed basketball from Cavaliers’ centers (Zydrunas Ilgauskas, DeSagana Diop, Tony Battie, Bruno Sundov)
Autographed pennant from the 2003-04 Cavaliers
Autographed pennant from Eric Williams
Autographed pennant from Tony Battie
Autographed pennant from Carlos Boozer
Autographed pennant from Zydrunas Illgauskas
Autographed hat from the 2003-04 Cavaliers
Autographed hat from LeBron James
Autographed hat from Kedrick Brown
Autographed hat from Darius Miles
Autographed hat from JR Bremer