66ers to Host D-League Draft Party Friday Night

TULSA, Okla., Monday, October 29, 2012 - The Tulsa 66ers, proud affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder, announced Monday they will hold their annual NBA Development League Draft party on Friday, Nov. 2, at Savastano’s Pizzeria (8211 E. Regal Plaza, Suite 209, Tulsa, OK 74133).

Fans can join 66ers Dance Team members from 6-9 p.m. and be the first to find out Tulsa’s 2012 draft selections. In addition to the NBA D-League Draft, Savastano’s will also be showing the Oklahoma City Thunder’s home opener against the Portland Trail Blazers at 7 p.m. The party will take place in the Friendly Confines area on the first floor.

The draft party will also include raffles for great Thunder and 66ers prizes. Drink specials, including $10 domestic buckets, will also be available. The event is limited to fans 21 and older.

Tulsa will be granted the sixth pick of the draft and will have the opportunity to make eight total selections throughout the night. The order was determined based on teams that did not qualify for the previous season’s playoffs, in reverse order of record, followed by those teams that did quality for the previous season’s playoffs, also in reverse order of record.

No trades will be permitted during the draft and only players signed to an NBA D-League Standard Player Contract are eligible to be selected. The draft will take place via teleconference from the D-League’s New York headquarters.

The 66ers tip off their 2012-13 campaign at the SpiritBank Event Center on Nov. 23 against the Texas Legends.

For more information log onto Tulsa66ers.com or call the 66ers business office at (918) 585-8444.