Thunder to Host Official Watch Party Friday

OKLAHOMA CITY, Thursday, Nov. 18 – The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that its first official watch party of the season, presented by Budweiser, will be on Friday during the Thunder’s matchup at Boston. The watch party will take place at Buffalo Wild Wings on N.W. Expressway beginning at 6 p.m.

The event is free, open to the public and will feature giveaways including Thunder merchandise and tickets. In addition, there will be appearances by the Thunder Girls and Rumble. Fans can enjoy drink specials throughout the night.

Fans will also have the opportunity to cast their paper ballot votes for Thunder All-Star candidates, Thabo Sefolosha, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Jeff Green. The 2011 NBA All-Star Ballot was unveiled earlier today; paper balloting will be underway at all Thunder home games and events.

WHAT: Thunder hosts its first official watch party of the season during Thunder at Boston game.

WHO: Rumble and the Thunder Girls. All fans are invited.

WHERE: Buffalo Wild Wings on 130 N.W. Expressway in Oklahoma City.

WHEN: 6 p.m., fans are encouraged to arrive early for seating.

The Thunder will take on the Celtics at the TD Garden on Fox Sports Oklahoma (Ch. 37, HD 722). Friday’s watch party is one of six that are part of the season’s Thunderstruck Bar Tour, presented by Budweiser. Fans can catch every Thunder road game at a local bar or restaurant. Visit THUNDER.NBA.COM for the complete Thunderstruck Bar Tour schedule or for more information on the 2011 NBA All-Star Ballot presented by T-Mobile.