Wizards & Verizon to Celebrate Fans on April 12

March 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Washington Wizards will hold their annual fan appreciation celebration presented by Verizon on Saturday, April 12, when the team hosts the Milwaukee Bucks at 7:00 p.m. All fans in attendance will receive a Wizards-branded cooler courtesy of Verizon.

Starting the week of April 7, fans logging on washingtonwizards.com. will be able to win daily prizes such as basketballs, t-shirts and jerseys autographed by Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat, Otto Porter, John Wall and Martell Webster, tickets to the game on April 12 and a chance to participate in the “jersey’s off our back” postgame celebration where they will receive the game-worn jerseys from the players.

American University’s marching band will be playing on F Street while the outdoor digital board will feature a montage of fans throughout the season. Various activities will take place on the concourse including an autograph session with Bullets & Wizards Alumni Association members Dave Bing, Christian Laettner, Moses Malone and Wes Unseld, face painting and poster making stations.

About Verizon Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, with nearly 103 million retail connections nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries. A Dow 30 company with more than $120 billion in 2013 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of 176,800. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.

About The Washington Wizards The NBA’s Washington Wizards are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the NHL’s Washington Capitals, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex– the training facility for the Washington Capitals and the Patriot Center arena at George Mason University.