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As mentioned the teams draft day event is going to be something really special. Support them by showing up!

Site expanded to accommodate unprecedented demand for Miller Genuine Draft sponsored party

SEATTLE, Wednesday, June 20, 2007 – The Seattle SuperSonics will host a 2007 Draft Party, presented by Miller Genuine Draft, at Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center on Thursday, June 28. Doors open at 3:00 pm PT and the event will run from 4:00 – 9:00 pm.

Voice of the Sonics Kevin Calabro will emcee the event. Fans will have the opportunity to meet various Sonics Legends, as well as Sonics mascot Squatch and members of the Sonics Dance Team. ESPN’s live coverage of the 2007 NBA Draft will be broadcast on multiple large-screen televisions inside the event, and one large-screen television outside the pavilion.

“This year’s NBA Draft is one of the most significant events in Sonics history,” said Sonics & Storm Senior Vice President of Sales / Marketing Brian Byrnes. “We encourage Sonics fans to be part of the official Sonics Draft Party as we launch the next generation of Sonics basketball.”

Given the event’s unprecedented demand, the party has been extended to the Fisher Pavilion plaza and roof to accommodate more fans. Sonics fans can enjoy live coverage of the NBA Draft, a beer garden and interactive games. In addition, radio stations KTTH 770 AM, KIRO 710 AM and KJR 950 AM will be broadcasting live.

The general public is encouraged to come out and celebrate the No. 2 pick atop the Fisher Pavilion. With area fan interest in the NBA Draft at an all-time high, capacity within Fisher Pavilion has been reached by Sonics Emerald Club members (Season Ticket Holders) and subscribers to SuperNet, the Sonics’ official e-newsletter. Draft Party media partner KISW 99.9 FM is offering 99 additional pairs of tickets for the Fisher Pavilion beer garden. Beginning tomorrow morning on KISW’s “BJ Shea Morning Experience,” fans will have the chance to win tickets to the exclusive draft party.