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Five Prepare for Final Homestand

March 18, 2019 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Sudbury Five News Release

(Greater Sudbury, ON) The Five return home to the Sudbury Community Arena this Thursday, after the team concluded their final road trip of the season last week.

The Five will take on the Moncton Magic Thursday, marking the second time in ten days that the two teams will meet. The Five beat the first place Magic in Moncton last week 136-128, on the back of 41 points courtesy of Maurice Jones. Thursday's game is sponsored by CTV who will be on hand with prizes and giveaways for lucky fans. Game time Thursday is 7:05 PM.

Sunday, the Five will be opening their doors to the community for the team's first-ever Fan Fest. The open house festival will feature a free BBQ, Kids Zone, and live music. Youth will also have the opportunity to meet the Five players and play on the court following morning shoot around. All the festivities begin at the Sudbury Arena at 10:30 AM. Following Fan Fest, the Five will take on the London Lightning at 2:05 PM in their second last game of the season. The Lightning are the NBL Canada's hottest team, winning eight of their last nine games. Sunday's game is sponsored by KUPP Centre who will have prizes and games for fans throughout the afternoon. Five lucky contests will also have the chance to win $5,000 Sunday courtesy of Allstate Insurance in a half-court shootout!

The Five wrap up their inaugural season the following Wednesday (March 27th) at home against the KW Titans. The Five will be wearing special purple jerseys to raise funds for SEIZE Sudbury, focusing on Epilepsy Awareness in the City of Greater Sudbury. Each player's jersey will be auctioned off during the game, with fans able to retrieve the jersey with their winning bid on the court after the game. Wednesday's game will also feature a potential car giveaway, as one lucky fan will have the chance to win a Hyundai Kona courtesy of Sudbury Hyundai! Game time Wednesday is 7:05 PM.

Tickets for each remaining home game are available online at or in person at the Sudbury Community Arena. Limited tickets are available for Sunday's match-up.

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