Orlando, FL -- The National Basketball Association today released its 2013-14 schedule and announced the Orlando Magic will open its 25th “Silver Season” on Tuesday, October 29 at Indiana. The home opener will be on Friday, November 1 at the Amway Center against New Orleans. Tip-off is 7 p.m.
Orlando Magic season tickets, partial plans, group and single-game Amway Center suite rental opportunities are on sale now. Ticket highlights for the 2013-14 season in the Amway Center, honored with TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and named SportsBusiness Journal's 2012 Sports Facility of the Year, include: 2,500 seats priced $20 or less, 8,000 seats priced $40 or less and 9,000 seats priced $50 or under. Single-game tickets for the first half of the regular season will go on sale in October at a date to be announced. For ticket information log on to www.orlandomagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.
Beginning its 25th season, the Magic will celebrate their “Silver Season” with the entire Orlando community by remembering their success, the rich history of legendary moments, players, people and fans, while building on an exciting future.
Orlando opens training camp on October 1 at the Amway Center. The Magic’s complete schedule is available through their official website, orlandomagic.com, while the entire NBA schedule can be found at NBA.com.
For the second straight season, all Magic games will be televised locally on one channel. All local telecasts will be available in high definition on FOX Sports Florida.
Each NBA team will play an 82-game regular season: 41 home and 41 away. The Magic will play 52 games vs. the Eastern Conference (18 games vs. the Atlantic Division, 18 games vs. the Central Division and 16 games vs. the Southeast Division) and 30 games against the Western Conference (10 games each vs. the Northwest Division, the Southwest Division and the Pacific Division).
Orlando will play a total of 23 home games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this season. The 2013-14 Magic schedule also features 18 back-to-back contests (36 games played on consecutive nights).
The Magic will play two games in October (both away), 14 games in November (10 home, 4 away), 15 games in December (7 home, 8 away), including a day game on New Year’s Eve at home against Golden State (5 p.m.), 17 games in January (7 home, 10 away), 12 games in February (5 home, 7 away), 14 games in March (7 home, 7 away) and eight games in April (5 home, 3 away).
The Magic will enjoy a season-long six-game homestand from December 18-31 (six games in 14 days). Orlando faces a season-long six-game road trip which takes place December 2-11 (six games in 10 days).