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Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Magic to open 2009-10 season at home against 76ers

The Orlando Magic will begin defense of their 2009 Eastern Conference Title on Wednesday, October 28th against their first round playoff opponent last season, the Philadelphia 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:


  • At 1:22 AM, Blogger Mike from Illinois said…

    Some big Magic home games:

    LA Lakers: Sun. March 7th

    Cleveland: Wed. November 11th, Sun. February 21st

    Boston: Fri. Dec. 25th, Thur. January 28th

    Toronto (Hedo Turkoglu returns to Orlando): Wed. December 16th, Wed. January 6th

    New Jersey (Courtney Lee, Tony Battie and Rafer Alston return to Orlando): Fri. November 13th

  • At 1:28 AM, Blogger Mike from Illinois said…

    Absolutely fantastic with the 24 nationally televised games for the Magic.

    Needless to say, the Magic more than deserve it.

  • At 11:39 AM, Blogger Big Figure said…

    The schedule is a good one,having only 2 four game west coast trips is really good (Its those 5-6 game trips that suck). Then all the national attention,thats pretty cool to.

  • At 2:32 PM, Blogger Mike from Illinois said…


    Could you put your e-mail address in your profile, or send it to me when you get a chance... Thanks.


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