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Via Orlando Magic press release:
The National Basketball Association today released its 2012-13 schedule and announced the Orlando Magic will open its 24th season on Friday, November 2 at the Amway Center against Denver. 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 2012-13 season in the Amway Center, 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 10,000 seats priced $50 or under. Single-game tickets for the first half of the regular season will go on sale on October 1 at 10 a.m. A limited number of season tickets are available through the Orlando Magic by calling 407-89-MAGIC or visiting orlandomagic.com.
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 first time in team history, 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 22 home games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this season. The 2012-13 Magic schedule also features 13 back-to-back contests (26 games played on consecutive nights).
The Magic will play 15 games in November (9 home, 6 away), 16 games in December (8 home, 8 away), including a day game on New Year’s Eve at home against Miami (5 p.m.), 14 games in January (7 home, 7 away), 13 games in February (6 home, 7 away), 16 games in March (8 home, 8 away) and eight games in April (3 home, 5 away).
The Magic will enjoy a season-long five-game homestand from November 21-30 (five games in 10 days). Orlando faces three season-long five-game road trips which take place December 2-9 (five games in eight days), January 28-February 4 (five games in eight days) and March 30-April 7 (five games in nine days).
Orlando closes the season on Wednesday, April 17 at Miami.
Click here for the 2012-13 schedule.