2014 Draft Party Fact Sheet

Here’s what’s on the clock for a fun night of festivities at The Q this Thursday as Cleveland gathers together to watch who the Cavs select as the #1 pick in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft and #33 in the second round!

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for an evening of fun for the entire family.

  • Arrive early to enjoy live music from local band Skinny Moo, a Fan Zone of interactive games and activity booths on the arena floor and to start feasting on $1 hot dogs and $1 sodas or other favorite concession stand options.
  • The Cavs Game Entertainment Team— in-arena hosts Ahmaad, Nicole and Olivier, the Cavalier Girls, Scream Team, mascots Moondog and Sir C.C. will all be there to meet and greet fans and keep the party going all night!

Live Streaming Pre-draft Coverage on Cavs.com!

  • Fans can tune in at www.cavs.com from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for a special pre-draft show streaming live from the Cleveland Clinic Courts. Hosted by Cavaliers radio reporter/producer Scott Zurilla and Cavs beatwriter Joe Gabriele, the pair will respond to fan comments and questions through select fan-generated social posts using the hashtag #CavsDraft.

Complete NBA Draft analysis and coverage starts at 7:00 p.m.

  • FOX Sports Ohio’s Cavaliers Live co-hosts Jeff Phelps and Campy Russell will be joined by team game broadcasters Jim Chones and Austin Carr to provide in-depth draft analysis and perspective live from The Q.
  • Cavs radio play-by-play announcer John Michael will be at Cleveland Clinic Courts— Cavs draft night headquarters—to check in with live updates; and Fred McLeod, Cavs TV play-by-play announcer, will be reporting in from Brooklyn, New York where the NBA Draft is taking place.
  • WTAM Sports Director and Cavs pregame, halftime and postgame host Mike Snyder will broadcast live on the floor of The Q, along with WTAM sports reporter Andre Knott.

ESPN TV’s broadcast of the 2014 NBA Draft begins at 7:30 p.m.
All eyes will be on Q-Tube (the arena’s four-sided, center-hung video board), as thousands of fans find out together who the Cavs will choose as their #1 pick! Immediately following the selection, post-draft analysis begins!

Get Free Tickets to Draft Party and a 2014-15 Pre-Season Game!

  • FREE tickets to the Cavaliers Draft Party are available now at the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office, any Northeast Ohio Discount Drug Mart location or online at cavs.com using the convenience of Flash Seats—an electronic ticketing system that allows fans to enter Quicken Loans Arena with just a swipe of their electronic ID.
  • Fans who claim tickets in advance via Flash Seats AND attend the draft party will also receive two FREE tickets (per Flash Seats account) for a 2014-15 Cavs pre-season game. Tickets will be delivered to the fan’s corresponding Flash Seats account upon the release of the 2014-15 Cavs pre-season schedule at a later date this summer.
    (Please note – In compliance with guidelines set by the Cleveland Police Department, the Cavaliers will adhere to the policy that those 16 and under attending the Draft Party must be accompanied by an adult.)

Draft Party Deals at the Cavaliers Team Shop!

  • The Cavaliers Team Shop will feature the 2014-15 Cavaliers draft hat and other great draft party discounts all night long, including current roster adult and youth Swingman jerseys for 50% off!

Stay Connected to the #CavsDraft!

  • Visit Cavs Draft Central presented by Mountain Dew KickStart at www.cavs.com/draft for exclusive draft stories, photos, social media, and more!
  • Select fan-generated social posts including the hashtag #CavsDraft will be displayed on digital signage throughout Quicken Loans Arena.

Cavaliers Draft Party “After Party” at Horseshoe Casino

  • The party doesn’t stop after the picks are in! Fans 21 and over are invited to join Cavs Legends, members of the Cavalier Girls and Scream Team at the Cavs NBA Draft “After Party” at Vintage 51 in Horseshoe Casino. Enjoy drink specials, “Draft” beer specials, and opportunities to win great prizes such as Morton’s Gift Cards, vouchers to The Spread Buffet, autographed items, and more!