Magic to open preseason Oct. 9 in Jacksonville

Via Orlando Magic press release

Orlando, Fla. — The Orlando Magic will open the 2013 preseason at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., on Wednesday, Oct. 9 against New Orleans.  Orlando then hosts its first preseason game at Amway Center on Friday, Oct. 11 vs. Cleveland.  Tip-off is 7 p.m. 

The Magic will play a total of eight preseason games, including four at Amway Center.  The other three home games are Friday, Oct. 18 vs. Memphis, Sunday, Oct. 20 vs. Detroit and Friday, Oct. 25 vs. New Orleans.  Tickets for all home preseason games will go on sale Monday, Aug. 12.

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, 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. For ticket information log on to or call 407-89-MAGIC.

Orlando opens training camp on Oct. 1 at Amway Center. The Magic’s complete schedule is available through their official website:  All local telecasts will be available in high definition on FOX Sports Florida.  Orlando opens its regular season on Tuesday, Oct.29 at Indiana.  The home opener at Amway Center will be on Friday, Nov. 1 against New Orleans (7 p.m.).

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.

Complete preseason schedule:

Oct. 9  — @ New Orleans (Jacksonville, FL), 7 p.m. ET
Oct. 11 — CLEVELAND, 7 p.m. ET
Oct. 14 — @ Dallas, 8:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 16 — @ Houston, 8 p.m. ET
Oct. 18 — MEMPHIS, 7 p.m. ET
Oct. 20 — DETROIT, 6 p.m. ET
Oct. 22 — @ San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 25 — NEW ORLEANS, 7 p.m. ET