Magic Open Regular Season on Christmas Against Thunder

December 2, 2011

ORLANDO – The Orlando Magic will open the 2011-12 regular season at Oklahoma City on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25. Tip-off at Chesapeake Energy Arena is 8 p.m. ET and it will be nationally televised by ESPN (local TV TBD). The remainder of the schedule will be announced at a later date.

Orlando will play on Christmas Day for the fourth consecutive time and ninth time in franchise history. The Magic are 5-3 all-time on December 25 (5-1 at home, 0-2 on the road), including an 86-78 victory over Boston last year.

The best way for fans to guarantee seats for the 2011-12 campaign is by purchasing Orlando Magic season tickets. Season tickets, partial plans, group and single-game Amway Center suite rental opportunities are on sale now. Ticket highlights include: 2,500 seats priced $20 or less, 8,000 seats priced $40 or less and 9,000 seats priced $50 or under. The NBA and its teams will have more than one million tickets available to fans for $10 or less over the course of the season.

The Magic will also hold their “Select-a-Seat” event at the Amway Center on Saturday, December 10 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase season tickets and partial plans, while choosing the best seat location. It will also be the only way to guarantee your seats before they go on sale to the general public. Single-game tickets will go on sale the week of Monday, December 12.

For ticket information, log on to or call the Orlando Magic Box Office at 407-89-MAGIC.