Clash At The Colosseum Will Be Star Studded

By Matt Dumouchelle

(WINDSOR, ON) – The stars on the court won’t be the only ones you’ll see at Caesars Windsor on Wednesday night.

The Windsor Express have released their entertainment line-up for the Clash at the Colosseum on Wednesday, January 15, when they host the London Lightning in the first NBL game ever played in a casino.

Amherstburg’s own Dante Scott, a Top 6 contestant on YTV’s The Next Star will perform the Canadian National Anthem.

Halftime will feature another outstanding Windsor act. Dream Catcher will perform at the midway point of the game and following the game for the crowd’s enjoyment.

Be sure to bring your cameras, you may happen to see some famous guests as well, including legendary boxer, Tommy "The Hitman" Hearns, former Detroit Pistons, Rick Mahorn, James "Buddha" Edwards, Derrick Coleman, Greg Kelser, Earl Cureton, University of Michigan Fab Five star, Jimmy King, and Windsor’s own Mike Brkovich.

The game itself will feature a battle for first place in the NBL Central Division, with the 19-7 Express hosting the 18-7 Lightning. London leads the season series 3-2.

Tickets are still available, starting at $22 for adults, $16 for students and seniors and $14 for children and are available at the Windsor Express office, located at 720 Ouellette (open 9:00 am until 5:00 pm).

They can also be purchased online from the Express.

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1 Comment on "Clash At The Colosseum Will Be Star Studded"

  1. Maybe holding the game at the Windsor Casino will help the attendance, people are most likely to go downtown for an event than at the other end of town. We will need to see what attendance is like at the casino and compare it to the WFCU Centre. I am sure that ticket sales will be up by 100%, only confirming that our mayor Eddie and the city council made a big mistake not building the arena downtown.

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