The Clippers will host their 2008 NBA Draft Party at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live on Thursday, June 26th at 4:00 pm (PT). Doors will open at 3:30 pm.
Members of the Clippers Spirit Dance Team and Fan Patrol will be on hand along with a face painter, video games and a full-size Sport Court where you can sink shots for prizes. Every Fan in attendance will receive a free gift and be eligible to win raffle prizes so bring the whole family!
This event is open to the public, but Clippers MVPs can R.S.V.P. in advance by e-mailing Tomika Hawkins with their account number or by calling (213) 765-8986.
NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live is located at 777 Chick Hearn Ct., directly across the street from the STAPLES Center. For driving directions, click here, or for information on public transportation, click here.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Will parking be provided?
Parking will be provided for all Clippers MVPs at the West Garage. MVPs will receive a parking permit via e-mail prior to the event. If you have not received your parking permit via e-mail by Wednesday, June 25th, please call (213) 765-8986.
All other guests can take advantage of free parking at the West Garage prior to 5:00 pm. At 5:00 pm, the garage will be open for fans attending the L.A. Sparks game, and you will be required to pay the posted fee.
What kind of food and drinks will be served?
Appetizers and beverages will be served at our VIP Lounge from 3:30- 5:30 pm. The VIP Lounge is exclusive to Clippers MVPs.
Concession stands and a cash bar will be open for all patrons in the General Lobby for purchase from 3:30 – 7:30 pm.
When will the raffle for Clippers giveaways take place?
There will be more than 30 ongoing giveaways during the Draft Party, each taking place after every first round pick. Prizes include autographed Clippers memorabilia with a grand prize of Clippers 2008-2009 Season Tickets.
What time does the event run?
Doors open at 3:30 pm. Draft Coverage will begin at 4:00 pm and will continue through approximately 7:30 pm.
Will there be any family orientated activities?
In the L.A. Live courtyard there will be a full size Sport Court where fans can play games and win great Clippers prizes. Sprinkles the clown will be making balloon animals and doing face painting. There will also be video games available for free play in the General Lobby.
Will there be any special appearances by Clippers players and personnel?
The Clippers Spirit Dance Team and Fan Patrol will be on hand to interact with all fans. There will be possible guest appearances throughout the event. DJ Dense of 93.5 KDAY will be spinning hits in the L.A. Live courtyard. In-Arena Host Brad J. will emcee the event.
Will I be able to purchase tickets for the 2008-09 season?
There will be special draft day deals available including discounted ticket packages for groups, suites, and season tickets. Every package sold will receive a gift with purchase.
Will I be able to purchase Clippers merchandise?
The Team LA store will be set up to sell merchandise and take fan photos during the party.
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