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Pixs: The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons hosted the 2017 Official Draft Party of the Philadelphia 76ers

The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons in Northern Liberties hosted the 2017 Official Draft Party of the Philadelphia 76ers last week, Thursday, June 22 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fans were invited to watch the 2017 NBA Draft broadcast live on the Piazza’s 400-square-foot HD LED screen.

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The Sixers held the third overall pick in addition to four second-round selections.

 

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While they watched the Draft on the big screen, guests enjoyed appearances by Sixers legends, mascot Franklin, Sixers Dancers and more. The party also featured a live DJ, trivia contests, vendors, a silent auction, and food and drink specials from restaurants within the Piazza.

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Joshua Zameska(El Camino)

Diana Zaccagnini, Michael Strauss, and Theresa Carvalho of Mikes BBQ Philly

Diana Zaccagnini, Michael Strauss, and Theresa Carvalho of Mikes BBQ Philly

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Alex Rahmanan, Sixers, Adam Sekeloick and Dom Staino

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Ali Kobeissi, Crabby's Cafe

Ali Kobeissi, Crabby’s Cafe

Laila Davids, Bleu martini

Laila Davids, Bleu martini

Meghan Coyle, Ron Zanbtrch and Chelsea Coyle

Meghan Coyle, Ron Zanbtrch and Chelsea Coyle

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Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson

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“We’re excited to support the Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons with the Official Draft Party of the Philadelphia 76ers,” Chris Heck, the Sixers’ chief sales and marketing officer, said in a release. “Our fans in Philadelphia have tremendous pride and passion for this team, and we’re looking forward to an incredible atmosphere in Northern Liberties on Draft Night.”

Check out Philly.com for the minute by minute exciting coverage and a few more photos of the event.

Congrats to the folks at Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons and Aversa Pr for an excellent event. Thanks to PhillyChitChat’s Andre Flewellen for the shots.