The Legends announced today that the team will host the annual live draft party at Strikz Entertainment in Frisco for the third consecutive year. The NBA G League Draft will take place Saturday, October 21st.
Players selected in the Draft will join returning Legends, Mavericks affiliate players, players whose Draft rights are held by the Mavericks, and local tryout standouts to form the training camp roster.
The party is scheduled to begin at 11:30am CT and the draft will begin at 12:00. Legends fans will get a behind-the-scenes look at the “War Room” as Legends’ Owner Donnie Nelson, Head Coach Bob MacKinnon, and the basketball operations staff piece together the 2017-18 roster.
Strikz is located on the Southwest corner of Preston and Lebanon at 8789 Lebanon Rd in Frisco. The bowling and entertainment venue will offer food and drink specials, and fans will have the opportunity to meet Nelson and MacKinnon as well as members of the 2017-18 Legends Dance Team. Fans are encouraged to wear their favorite jersey.
“For the third year in a row the Strikz team is excited to be hosting the Texas Legends draft party here at Strikz,” said Strikz owner Neil Farren. “We look forward to seeing even more Legends fans enjoying the excitement of witnessing a live draft.”
The draft party will be the official kickoff for the Legends’ season which opens with the team on the road Nov. 4th. The Legends will host the Oklahoma City Blue in their home opener Nov. 18th at 7:30pm at Dr Pepper Arena. For more information and the full season schedule visit www.TexLegends.com or call 214-469-0822.
WHAT: 2017 Texas Legends Draft Party
Autographs and photo opportunities with Legends front office and dancers
LIVE “War Room” of 2017 NBAGL Draft
WHEN: Saturday, October 21st at 11:30am
WHERE: Strikz Entertainment-Frisco
COST: FREE!! (Plus food and drink specials!)