The Philadelphia 76ers will hold their “Blue x White Scrimmage” on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 1 - 3:30 p.m. at The Palestra. The event is the fans’ first chance to see the 2017-18 76ers team.

“The Blue x White Scrimmage presents an opportunity for us to connect with our fans in a unique and personal manner,” Coach Brett Brown said. “I’m looking forward to introducing this year’s team at the iconic Palestra on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus. The building strongly represents the toughness and perseverance of the city of Philadelphia and of the 76ers organization.”

Tickets to the Blue x White Scrimmage will be free to the general public starting Tuesday, Sept. 26 via 76ers social media platforms.

“Our city and fans have a deep connection to the game of basketball at all levels,” said Philadelphia 76ers Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing Katie O’Reilly. “By hosting the Blue x White Scrimmage at an iconic venue like The Palestra, we are celebrating the storied tradition of Philadelphia basketball while harnessing the incredible energy, excitement and anticipation from 76ers fans as we prepare to tip off our season. We’re looking forward to seeing our players take the floor on Oct. 1 for what should be a special atmosphere at The Palestra.”