News - Nov 19th, 2014
Delaware 87ers Announce Partnership With Reybold
NEWARK, DE – Nov. 13 2014 – The Delaware 87ers today announced new housing and marketing
partnerships with the Reybold Group, which will serve as the Official Home of the Delaware 87ers’ players and
coaching staff throughout the 2014-15 NBA Development League season.
“We are thrilled to form a partnership with the Reybold Group for the upcoming season,” said 87ers Chief
Operating Officer Larry Meli. “Reybold offers state-of-the-art facilities for both our players and coaches. The
accommodations Reybold provides us will be an integral part in the ongoing development of our team.”
As the Official Home of the 87ers’ players and coaching staff, the Reybold Group will provide housing for the
team throughout the season. Reybold will also be an official partner of Sevens Knockout Bullying, partnering
with both the 87ers and the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware to take a stand against discrimination amongst
peers. The partnership will also include Reybold branding throughout the Bob Carpenter Center on 87ers’ game days.
“The Reybold Group is proud to be working with the Delaware 87ers, as this is a natural fit across our business
lines,” said Reybold Group Executive Manager Jerome (Jerry) S. Heisler, Jr. “I especially like the innovative and
dynamic marketing offerings presented, which I know will foster, and generate attention in the areas where we
want our brand seen. I picture this being a game changer to the community that both of our organizations
The Delaware 87ers home opener is set for Dec. 2 at 7:00 p.m. against the Sioux Falls Skyforce at the
University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center. For ticket information, call 302-504-7587 or email
About the Delaware 87ers
The Delaware 87ers of the National Basketball Association Development League (NBADL) were relocated to
America’s first state in 2013 and named to commemorate the year in which Delaware ratified the U.S.
Constitution, 1787. The Sevens are the NBADL affiliate of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and are owned by the
Sixers. The 87ers play at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE.
About the NBA Development League
The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials,
trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory.
Featuring 18 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2014-15 season, the league offers elite
professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 26 percent
of all NBA players at the start of the 2014-15 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the
league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local
needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can
watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.