The Chicago Bulls will host the organization’s inaugural Pride Night in partnership with BMO Harris Bank tonight (Saturday, January 19) when the team hosts the Miami Heat at the United Center. The night will feature special National Anthem and halftime performances by stars of the Broadway hit, Kinky Boots, Alan Mingo, Jr. and American Idol winner, David Cook, along with a Pride-themed warm-up shirt, lapel pins for staff, pregame player address, rainbow flag presentation and more.
“We are proud to be part of the NBA, a league that prioritizes diversity and inclusion, and at the Bulls we aim to promote a culture of acceptance for who you are,” said Michael Reinsdorf, Chicago Bulls President and Chief Operating Officer. “Tonight creates an opportunity for the team and our fans to celebrate and embrace diversity, inclusion and acceptance alongside members and allies of the LGBTQ community here in Chicago.”
The game is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM CST and set to air on TV (local only): FSSUN, WGN and Radio: 790 The Ticket / S: WAQI 710 AM, WSCR-AM 670 / UNIVISION CHICAGO 1200 AM – but please note that the National Anthem and halftime performances may not be broadcast.