L.A. Clippers Announce DTLAC: Saturday Night Series Celebrating Downtown Los Angeles
Featuring Debut of Black Alternate Uniform
November 6, 2015 - LOS ANGELES, CA – The L.A. Clippers are bringing L.A.’s love for a big night out to downtown basketball with the launch of DTLAC (www.clippers.com/DTLAC), exclusive to Saturday Night home games for the balance of the 2015-16 regular season.
Starting Saturday, Nov. 7 versus the Houston Rockets, DTLAC will be anchored by the player’s exclusive wearing of the team’s black alternate uniform at home. Fans are also encouraged to wear all-black on Saturday nights.
In addition to the black alternate uniforms, DTLAC will offer entertainment and fan experiences synonymous with good times in downtown LA:
Comedy: Funny or Die, the Emmy-winning leader of comedy entertainment, will produce original content for the video boards and live fan engagement.
Special Performances: Talent integration into anthem performances and across music and game entertainment, starting this Saturday with Multi-platinum breakout hip-hop duo from Mike WiLL Made-It's Ear Drummer Records/Interscope Records, Rae Sremmurd performing at half-time.
Lasers & Lights: Special lighting effects will be featured at each Saturday night game including lasers and LED wristbands. The LED wristbands will be provided to every ticketholder, and will be synched with music, lighting and movement to blow minds and make fans part of the show.
Swag: A limited-edition t-shirt featuring DTLAC will be available exclusively at the Team LA store.
All in Black: Fans are encouraged to wear black to every Saturday night home game. Team LA Store locations at STAPLES Center will feature 15% off all black T-shirts during Saturday night home games. The Spirit Dance Team, Hoop Troop, DJ Dense, Armon and other entertainment teams will also wear black team gear for every DTLAC game.
VIP Experiences: Fans will have the chance to win VIP access to Hyde Club at STAPLES Center during the game.
DTLAC Block Parties: On Feb. 20 (versus Golden State Warriors) and March 20 (versus Atlanta Hawks), DTLAC Block Parties will feature music, eats, and games from DTLA.
The Unexpected: Surprise appearances and experiences at every DTLAC game.
“The Clippers are a flagship of downtown Los Angeles and our games are often a big night out for fans,” said Gillian Zucker, President of Business Operations, L.A. Clippers. “DTLAC will elevate our fans’ entertainment experience by inviting the neighborhood into our home and shining a spotlight on our city’s great retailers, artists and entertainers.”
The DTLAC schedule:
- Saturday, 11/7 vs. Houston (7:30pm)
- Saturday, 12/5 vs. Orlando (7:30pm)
- Saturday, 1/2 vs. Philly (7:30pm)
- Saturday, 1/16 vs. Sacramento (7:30pm)
- Saturday, 2/20 vs. Golden State (5:30pm)
- Saturday, 3/5 vs. Atlanta (7:30pm)
For tickets, special offers, and more information please visit clippers.com/DTLAC.
ABOUT THE L.A. CLIPPERS
The L.A. Clippers play in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Clippers have won two division titles (2013, 2014) and are coached by Doc Rivers. Under the vision of owner Steve Ballmer, the Clippers have emerged as one of the most innovative franchises and business partners in basketball. The Clippers are on the verge of 200 consecutive sold-out games and offer a variety of ticketing solutions for fans, including big game plans, weekend packages and single-game tickets. Tickets for home games at STAPLES Center can be purchased at www.clippers.com/tickets.
In addition to on-court success, the Clippers are committed to making a difference in Southern California through numerous community programs and the L.A. Clippers Foundation. On September 11, 2015, the Clippers Foundation made a historic three-year, $3 million commitment to City Year Los Angeles, providing City Year the capacity to improve the lives and graduation rates of students in five of L.A.’s highest need elementary schools. This is the largest donation City Year has received from the private sector, and is also the single largest cash gift in the history of the L.A. Clippers.
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