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Philadelphia, South Jersey Light Up Red, White & Blue - 5/14/2012

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 14, 2012 - In support of the Philadelphia 76ers' Round 2 series against the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia and South Jersey structures will light up red, white and/or blue at various times throughout the team's Playoff run.

All six participating structures will be lit on the night of the team's first Round 2 Playoff home game on Wednesday, May 16.

Participating structures include the Benjamin Franklin Bridge; Center City Philadelphia's Liberty One, Liberty Two, BNY Mellon Center (topped by The Pyramid Club) and Cira Centre; and Camden County City Hall in New Jersey.

The full schedule of structures, colors and days lit is below:


STRUCTURE COLOR(S) DAYS
Benjamin Franklin Bridge Blue Wednesday, 5/16
Liberty One Blue All Sixers home and away games
Liberty Two Red, White, Blue All Sixers home and away games
BNY Mellon Center Blue Through entirety of Sixers Playoff run (started Fri. 5/11)
Cira Centre Red, White, Blue All Sixers home games
Camden County City Hall Red, Blue Through entirety of Sixers Playoff run, starting Mon. 5/14

The Sixers host the Boston Celtics at home on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:00 p.m. (TNT, 97.5 The Fanatic); Friday, May 18 at 8:00 p.m. (ESPN, 97.5 The Fanatic); and, if necessary, Wednesday, May 23, time TBD (ESPN, 97.5 The Fanatic).

Individual tickets for all rounds of the Playoffs are on sale now, and may be purchased online at SIXERS.COM, by phone at 215-339-7676 or at the Wells Fargo Center box office.

ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:

The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the elite franchises in the National Basketball Association and have achieved the third most wins in league history, as well as the third most playoff appearances of any team in the NBA along with three World Championships. Some of the greatest players ever to play the game have appeared in a 76ers uniform. The Philadelphia 76ers are owned by an investor syndicate led by prominent financier Joshua Harris and play home games in Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center.

For more information, please contact Sixers Public Relations at 215-339-7666.