Cavaliers Fan Appreciation Night

by Joe Gabriele Managing Editor

Cavaliers Say:
“Thanks Cleveland for Being so Fan-tastic!!”
Fan Appreciation Night presented by Cingular

Cavaliers vs. Milwaukee Bucks – Monday, April 12th at 7:00 p.m.

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Click here to watch as Coach Silas and some of the players express their thoughts and say thanks to all Cavaliers fans for being their sixth man this season.

CLEVELAND, April 5 – The Cavaliers have something to tell their fans and they plan on doing it in a big way during the final regular season home game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, April 12th at Gund Arena. Loud and clear the Cavaliers will say “THANKS CLEVELAND” on what has been designated as Fan Appreciation Night presented by Cingular.

The game night will be a celebration of thanks to fans for the enthusiastic support they have shown during the season with over $250,000 worth of prizes to be given away throughout the night! In a “Shirts Off Our Backs & Shoes Off Our Feet” giveaway,
14 lucky fans will be randomly selected to win one game-worn player jersey and 28 will win one game-worn shoe from that night’s game.

Other giveaway items include:

  • Instant Ohio Lottery tickets to all eligible fans
  • John Deere L110 lawn tractor, courtesy of Brooklyn Tractor
  • Funjet Vacation for two to Cancun with accommodations at the all-inclusive Paradisus Riviera Cancun, courtesy of Funjet Vacations, celebrating 30 years of fun.

    Fans will also be treated to special messages and acts of appreciation from the players, and off-the-court activities will add to the high-energy fun that has been a part of the Cavaliers experience all season long.

    As the Cavaliers 2003-2004 season scenario continues to unfold, there is another Cavaliers success story to be told. It’s about fan support. “I hear the crowd roar. We know they’re behind us, and I’m telling you, it means a lot,” said LeBron James.

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    The team has felt the love grow from the beginning of the season. As the Cavaliers enter the final stretch, they are enjoying the home court advantage averaging 18,121 fans per game with 14 sellouts to date and counting. Television ratings have increased nearly 300 percent since last season. The team is the talk of the town from water cooler post game breakdowns to family dinner table conversations. Cleveland loves their Cavaliers and on Monday, April 12th, the Cavaliers are going to return the affection at Fan Appreciation Night.

    “This season is just the beginning of a bright future for the Cavaliers. We don’t underestimate for a minute how important this is to our fans and how important the fans are to the success of the team,” said Cavaliers President Len Komoroski. “In addition to those who will be attending the game for Fan Appreciation Night, we want our thanks to be heard throughout the northeast Ohio community and beyond.”

    Good seats are still available for the game and are on sale now at the Gund Arena Box Office, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers or at Call 216-420-2287 for ticket information.

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