Magic to open 2009-10 season at home against 76ers
Here is the press release from the Magic regarding the upcoming season's schedule:
Orlando opens training camp on September 29 at the team's practice facility, the RDV Sportsplex. The Magic's complete schedule is available through their official website: www.orlandomagic.com. The entire NBA schedule can be found on the league's official website: www.NBA.com.
Orlando has 24 national television games scheduled - the most in franchise history. The Magic will appear five times on ABC, nine times on ESPN and 10 times on TNT. The national TV slate is punctuated by a Christmas Day contest vs. Boston on ABC (2:30 p.m. tip). Orlando has played six times on Christmas Day (4-2 in those outings, including a win last Christmas vs. New Orleans). The Magic will also appear eight times on NBATV.
The Magic's local broadcast schedule will be released at a later date.
After opening at home on October 28 and then playing Oct. 30 in New Jersey, Orlando will play 16 games in November, including Thanksgiving night at Atlanta (8 p.m., TNT; 7 home, 9 away), 13 games in December, including Christmas Day at home against Boston (2:30 p.m., ABC; 8 home, 5 away), 17 games in January (6 home, 11 away), 12 games in February (7 home, 5 away), 14 games in March (8 home, 6 away) and eight games in April (4 home, 4 away).
The Magic have a season-long five-game homestand from December 19-30. Orlando's longest road trips are both four-game, West Coast trips, taking place December 5-11 (four games in seven days) and January 12-18 (four games in seven days).Orlando closes the season on Wednesday, April 14 at home against Philadelphia.
To view the 2009-10 schedule: