The Philadelphia 76ers have released the following announcement regarding an intra-squad scrimmage that is open to the public. We at PhillyFrontOffice will be in attendance and hope to see you at the historic Palestra in Philly! For details, please read the official release below:
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS ANNOUNCE BLUE x WHITE SCRIMMAGE, PRESENTED BY INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS
FREE, TICKETED PRACTICE WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, SEPT. 25 FROM 7-9 P.M. AT THE PALESTRA
PHILADELPHIA — SEPT. 10, 2018 — The Philadelphia 76ers announced today it will hold its Blue x White Scrimmage, presented by Independence Blue Cross on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 7-9 p.m. at The Palestra. The event is the fans’ first chance to see the 2018-19 76ers team.
“We are excited to bring the Blue x White Scrimmage back to the Palestra for the second straight year,” said Head Coach Brett Brown. “This historic gym, which is so rich in basketball tradition, provides the perfect atmosphere to introduce this year’s team to our awesome fans. Last year’s scrimmage was electric, and we look forward to sharing our excitement for the upcoming season on September 25.”
Tickets to the Blue x White Scrimmage, presented by Independence Blue Cross, will be free to the general public starting Tuesday, Sept. 18. To guarantee tickets, fans may sign up for Club 76 Elite, the Philadelphia 76ers Official Membership and Season Ticket Waiting List.
“Our fans are some of the most dedicated and passionate in the NBA and the level of excitement for this upcoming season is incredible,” 76ers President of Business Operations Chris Heck said. “To once again be able to host our Blue x White Scrimmage with a great partner like Independence Blue Cross in such an iconic basketball location is perfect for our team, players, fans and city. We’re looking forward to the energy and atmosphere this event will create as the start of our season draws near.”
ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:
The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the most storied franchises in the National Basketball Association, having won three World Championships, earning nine trips to The Finals and making 48 playoff appearances over 69 seasons. The Philadelphia 76ers organization is a Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment property.
ABOUT INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS:
Independence Blue Cross is the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania. With our affiliates, we serve more than 8.5 million people in 24 states and the District of Columbia, including more than 2.5 million in the region. For almost 80 years, we have been enhancing the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve by delivering innovative and competitively priced health care products and services; pioneering new ways to reward doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals for coordinated, quality care; and supporting programs and events that promote wellness. To learn more, visit www.ibx.com. Connect with us on Facebook and on Twitter. Independence Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
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