PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Sixers have announced their plans for opening night when they welcome the Miami Heat to the Wells Fargo Center on November 1st. There will be no shortage of excitement on that day.
Much like the Eagles’ recent black out, Sixers fans are being encouraged to wear blue on that night. The team will also be debuting their new on court projection technology which is set to begin at 6:45. Be sure to show up early.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Says He'll Be Happy When He's Not Mayor Following Fourth Of July Shooting
The Sixers will also welcome Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jasmine Sullivan who will perform the National Anthem. Sullivan is a Philadelphia native.
Also in attendance for the opener will be Philadelphia’s star of the summer, Mo’ne Davis. The Taney Dragons and Little League World Series star will take part by presenting the game ball prior to tip.
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At halftime, Sixers legends Julius “Dr. J” Erving and Billy Cunningham will take part in a Q&A session.
All in attendance will also receive a special commemorative t-shirt featuring either Joel Embiid, Nerlens Noel or Michael Carter-Williams.
“Opening Night is always a special evening, but this season’s first home game will be unlike any other in Sixers history,” Sixers’ CEO Scott O’Neil said in a statement on Monday.MORE NEWS: Kyle Schwarber Homers Twice In Phillies' 11-0 Romp Past Nationals
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