Magic Release 2012-13 Season Schedule

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ORLANDO, Fla. - 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 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.  The 2012-13 schedule breaks down below:

 

012-13 ORLANDO MAGIC SCHEDULE (All Times Eastern)

*HOME GAMES IN CAPS - Ticket Information: (407) 89-MAGIC

 

 

October – PRESEASON 

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November - REGULAR SEASON 

Fri. 2         DENVER                                  7 p.m.

Sun. 4     PHOENIX                                6 p.m.

Tue. 6      @ Chicago                            8 p.m.

Wed. 7    @ Minnesota                         8 p.m.

Fri. 9         BROOKLYN                            7 p.m.

Sun. 11   @ Brooklyn                             3 p.m.

Tue. 13    NEW YORK                             7 p.m.

Fri. 16       @ Detroit                                7 p.m. (ESPN)

Sun. 18   @ Toronto                              1 p.m.

Mon. 19  @ Atlanta                              7:30 p.m. (NBA TV)

Wed. 21  DETROIT                                 7 p.m.

Fri. 23       CLEVELAND                           7 p.m.

Sun. 25   BOSTON                                 6 p.m.

Wed. 28  SAN ANTONIO                      7 p.m.

Fri. 30       BROOKLYN                            7 p.m.

December 

Sun. 2     @ L.A. Lakers                         9:30 p.m. (NBA TV)

Mon. 3    @ Golden State                   10:30 p.m.

Wed. 5    @ Utah                                   9 p.m.

Fri. 7         @ Sacramento                     10 p.m.

Sun. 9     @ Phoenix                              8 p.m.

Wed. 12  ATLANTA                               7 p.m.

Fri. 14       GOLDEN STATE                     8 p.m. (ESPN)

Sat. 15    @ Charlotte                           7 p.m.

Mon. 17  MINNESOTA                          7 p.m.

Wed. 19  WASHINGTON                      7 p.m.

Fri. 21       @ Toronto                              7 p.m.

Sun. 23   UTAH                                      6 p.m.

Wed. 26  NEW ORLEANS                      7 p.m.

Fri. 28       @ Washington                       7 p.m.

Sat. 29    TORONTO                              7 p.m.

Mon. 31  MIAMI                                    5 p.m.

January 

Wed. 2    CHICAGO                             7 p.m.

Sat. 5      NEW YORK                             7 p.m.

Mon. 7    @ Portland                            10 p.m.

Wed. 9    @ Denver                               9 p.m.

Sat. 12    @ L.A. Clippers                      3:30 p.m.

Mon. 14  @ Washington                       7 p.m.

Wed. 16  INDIANA                                7 p.m.

Fri. 18       CHARLOTTE                           7 p.m.

Sun. 20   DALLAS                                  6 p.m.

Tue. 22    @ Detroit                                7:30 p.m.                               

Thu. 24    TORONTO                              7 p.m.

Sun. 27   DETROIT                                 6 p.m.

Mon. 28  @ Brooklyn                             7:30 p.m. (NBA TV)

Wed. 30  @ New York                           7:30 p.m.

February

Fri. 1         @ Boston                                7:30 p.m.

Sat. 2      @ Milwaukee                        8:30 p.m.

Mon. 4    @ Philadelphia                     7 p.m.

Wed. 6    L.A. CLIPPERS                        7 p.m.

Fri. 8         @ Cleveland                         7:30 p.m.

Sun. 10   PORTLAND                            6 p.m.

Wed. 13  ATLANTA                               7 p.m.

Tue. 19    CHARLOTTE                           7 p.m.

Wed. 20  @ Dallas                                 8:30 p.m.

Fri. 22       @ Memphis                            8 p.m.

Sat. 23    CLEVELAND                           7 p.m. (NBA TV)

Tue. 26    @ Philadelphia                     7 p.m.

Wed. 27  SACRAMENTO                      7 p.m.

March             

Fri. 1         HOUSTON                              7 p.m.

Sun. 3     MEMPHIS                               6 p.m.

Mon. 4    @ New Orleans                     8 p.m.

Wed. 6    @ Miami                                 7:30 p.m.

Fri. 8         INDIANA                                7 p.m.

Sun. 10   PHILADELPHIA                      6 p.m.

Tue. 12    L.A. LAKERS                           7 p.m.

Fri. 15       @ Oklahoma City                8 p.m.

Sun. 17   @ Milwaukee                        1 p.m.

Tue. 19    @ Indiana                             7 p.m.

Wed. 20  @ New York                           7:30 p.m.

Fri. 22       OKLAHOMA CITY                7 p.m.

Mon. 25  MIAMI                                    7 p.m.

Wed. 27  @ Charlotte                           7 p.m.

Fri. 29       WASHINGTON                      7 p.m.

Sat. 30    @ Atlanta                              7 p.m.

April    

Mon. 1    @ Houston                             8 p.m.

Wed. 3    @ San Antonio                     8:30 p.m.

Fri. 5         @ Chicago                            8 p.m.

Sun. 7     @ Cleveland                         6 p.m.

Wed. 10  MILWAUKEE                           7 p.m.

Sat. 13    BOSTON                                 7 p.m.

Mon. 15  CHICAGO                             7 p.m.

Wed. 17  @ Miami                                 8 p.m.

 

*All local telecasts on FOX Sports Florida.   

 

*All games also heard on Magic Radio Network (Flagship: FM 96.5 and AM 580 Newstalk WDBO) and in Spanish (station TBD). 



 


2012-13 ORLANDO MAGIC SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN

 

GAMES BY MONTH

Nov.     Dec.     Jan.      Feb.     Mar.     Apr.

Overall           15        16        14        13        16        8

Home             9          8          7          6          8          3

Away             6          8          7          7          8          5

 

GAMES BY DAY

Mon.    Tue.     Wed.    Thu.     Fri.       Sat.      Sun.

Overall           12        7          21        1          19        8          14

Home             4          3          11        1          10        4          8

Away             8          4          10        0          9          4          6

 

BACK-TO-BACKS

Total:                           13 (26 games played on consecutive days)

Away-to-Away:       5

Away-to-Home:       3

Home-to-Away:       5

 

LONGEST HOMESTAND: Five games

– 10 days (Nov. 21-30)

 

LONGEST ROAD TRIP:    Five games, three times

– eight days (Dec. 2-9)

– eight days (Jan. 28-Feb. 4)

– nine days (Mar. 30-Apr. 7)

 

2012-13 ORLANDO MAGIC SCHEDULE BY OPPONENT

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Atlanta Hawks (All Times ET)

Mon., Nov. 19 @ Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. (NBA TV)

Wed. Dec. 12 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 13 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Sat., Mar. 30 @ Atlanta, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Boston Celtics (All Times ET)

Sun., Nov. 25 @ Orlando, 6 p.m.

Fri., Feb. 1 @ Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Sat., Apr. 13 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Brooklyn Nets (All Times ET)

Fri., Nov. 9 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Sun., Nov. 11 @ Brooklyn, 3 p.m.

Fri., Nov. 30 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Mon., Jan. 28 @ Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. (NBA TV)

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Charlotte Bobcats (All Times ET)

Sat., Dec. 15 @ Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Fri., Jan. 18 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Tue., Feb. 19 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Wed., Mar. 27 @ Charlotte, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Chicago Bulls (All Times ET)

Tue., Nov. 6 @ Chicago, 8 p.m.

Wed., Jan. 2 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Fri., Apr. 5 @ Chicago, 8 p.m.

Mon., Apr. 15 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (All Times ET)

Fri., Nov. 23 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Fri., Feb. 8 @ Cleveland, 7:30

Sat., Feb. 23 @ Orlando, 7 p.m. (NBA TV)

Sun., Apr. 7 @ Cleveland, 6 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Dallas Mavericks (All Times ET)

Sun., Jan. 20 @ Orlando, 6 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 20 @ Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Denver Nuggets (All Times ET)

Fri., Nov. 2 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Wed., Jan. 9 @ Denver, 9 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Detroit Pistons (All Times ET)

Fri., Nov. 16 @ Detroit, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Wed., Nov. 21 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Tue., Jan. 22 @ Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Sun., Jan 27 @ Orlando, 6 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Golden State Warriors (All Times ET)

Mon., Dec. 3 @ Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Fri., Dec. 14 @ Orlando, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Houston Rockets (All Times ET)

Fri., Mar. 1 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Mon., Apr. 1 @ Houston, 8 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Indiana Pacers (All Times ET)

Wed., Jan. 16 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Fri., Mar. 8 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Tue., Mar. 19 @ Indiana, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Los Angeles Clippers (All Times ET)

Sat., Jan. 12 @ L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 6 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Los Angeles Lakers (All Times ET)

Sun., Dec. 2 @ L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. (NBA TV)

Tue., Mar. 12 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Memphis Grizzlies (All Times ET)

Fri., Feb. 22 @ Memphis, 8 p.m.

Sun., Mar. 3 @ Orlando, 6 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Miami Heat (All Times ET)

Mon., Dec. 31 @ Orlando, 5 p.m.

Wed., Mar. 6 @ Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Mon., Mar. 25 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Wed., Apr. 17 @ Miami, 8 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Milwaukee Bucks (All Times ET)

Sat., Feb. 2 @ Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.

Sun., Mar. 17 @ Milwaukee, 2 p.m.

Wed., Apr. 10 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (All Times ET)

Wed., Nov. 7 @ Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Mon., Dec. 17 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. New Orleans Hornets (All Times ET)

Wed., Dec. 26 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Mon., Mar. 4 @ New Orleans, 8 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. New York Knicks (All Times ET)

Tue., Nov. 13 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Sat., Jan. 5 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Wed., Jan. 30 @ New York, 7:30 p.m.

Wed., Mar. 20 @ New York, 7:30 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (All Times ET)

Fri., Mar. 15 @ Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Fri., Mar. 22 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Philadelphia 76ers (All Times ET)

Mon., Feb. 4 @ Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Tue., Feb. 26 @ Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Sun., Mar. 10 @ Orlando, 6 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Phoenix Suns (All Times ET)

Sun., Nov. 4 @ Phoenix, 6 p.m.

Sun., Dec. 9 @ Orlando, 8 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Portland Trail Blazers (All Times ET)

Mon., Jan. 7 @ Portland, 10 p.m.

Sun., Feb. 10 @ Orlando, 6 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Sacramento Kings (All Times ET)

Fri., Dec. 7 @ Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 27 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. San Antonio Spurs (All Times ET)

Wed., Nov. 28 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Wed., Apr. 3 @ San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Toronto Raptors (All Times ET)

Sun., Nov. 18 @ Toronto, 1 p.m.

Fri., Dec. 21 @ Toronto, 7 p.m.

Sat., Dec. 29 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Thu., Jan. 24 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Utah Jazz (All Times ET)

Wed., Dec. 5 @ Utah, 9 p.m.

Sun., Dec. 23 @ Orlando, 6 p.m.

 

2012-13 Magic Schedule vs. Washington Wizards (All Times ET)

Wed., Dec. 19 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.

Fri., Dec. 28 @ Washington, 7 p.m.

Mon., Jan. 14 @ Washington, 7 p.m.

Fri., Mar. 29 @ Orlando, 7 p.m.