Magic release 2014-15 schedule

by: Orlando Magic Updated:

The National Basketball Association released its 2014-15 schedule today and announced the Orlando Magic will open its season on Tuesday, October 28 at New Orleans. The home opener will be on Thursday, October 30 at the Amway Center vs. Washington. Game time is 7 p.m. 

Orlando opens training camp on September 30 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 third straight season, 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 27 home games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this season.  The 2014-15 Magic schedule also features 17 back-to-back contests (34 games played on consecutive nights; eight away/away back-to-backs, four home/away back-to-backs, three away/home back-to-backs and two home/home back-to-backs). 

The Magic will play two games in October (one home, one away), 17 games in November (six home, 11 away), 16 games in December (seven home, nine away), 15 games in January (eight home, seven away), 10 games in February (six home, four away), 14 games in March (nine home, five away) and eight games in April (four home, four away).

The Magic will enjoy a season-long five-game homestand from March 20-April 1 (five games in 13 days).  Orlando faces a season-long six-game road trip from November 28-December 6 (six games in nine days).

Orlando’s home finale is on Saturday, April 11 vs. New York at 7 p.m. The Magic close the regular season on Wednesday, April 15 at Barclays Center at Brooklyn. The 2014-15 schedule breakdown is below.

2014-15 ORLANDO MAGIC SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN

GAMES BY MONTH

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

Overall            2          17        16        15        10        14        8

Home              1          6          7          8          6          9          4

Away               1          11        9          7          4          5          4

 

GAMES BY DAY

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.   Sat.  Sun.

Overall            9          8          20        2          21        11        11

Home              0          2          10        2          12        6          9

Away               9          6          10        0          9          5          2

 

BACK-TO-BACKS

Total:                                       17 (34 games played on consecutive days)

Away-to-Away:                       8

Away-to-Home:                      3

Home-to-Away:                      4

Home-to-Home:                      2

 

LONGEST HOMESTAND:     Five games

– 13 days (Mar. 20-Apr. 1)

 

LONGEST ROAD TRIP:         Six games

– Nine days (Nov. 28-Dec. 6)

 

2014-15 ORLANDO MAGIC SCHEDULE (All Times Eastern)

*HOME GAMES IN CAPS

REGULAR SEASON           

Tue. 28    @ New Orleans                     8 pm

Thu. 30   WASHINGTON                      7 pm

November     

Sat. 1       TORONTO                             7 pm

Tue. 4      @ Chicago                             8 pm

Wed. 5    @ Philadelphia                      7 pm

Fri. 7       MINNESOTA                          7 pm

Sun. 9     @ Brooklyn                            3:30 pm

Tue. 11    @ Toronto                             7:30 pm

Wed. 12  @ New York                           7:30 pm

Fri. 14     MILWAUKEE                          7 pm

Sat. 15     @ Washington                      7 pm

Mon. 17  @ Detroit                                7:30 pm

Wed. 19  L.A. CLIPPERS                       7 pm

Fri. 21     @ Charlotte                            7 pm

Sat. 22     MIAMI                                      7 pm

Mon. 24  @ Cleveland                          7 pm

Wed. 26  GOLDEN STATE                    7 pm

Fri. 28     @ Indiana                              8 pm

Sun. 30   @ Phoenix                             8 pm

December 

Tue. 2      @ Golden State                     10:30 pm

Wed. 3    @ L.A Clippers                      10:30 pm

Fri. 5       @ Utah                                   9 pm

Sat. 6       @ Sacramento                       10 pm

Wed. 10  WASHINGTON                      7 pm

Fri. 12     @ Atlanta                                7:30 pm

Sat. 13     ATLANTA                                7 pm

Mon. 15  @ Toronto                             7:30 pm

Wed. 17  @ Boston                               7:30 pm

Fri. 19     UTAH                                      7 pm

Sun. 21   PHILADELPHIA                      6 pm

Tue. 23    BOSTON                                                7 pm

Fri. 26     CLEVELAND                           7 pm

Sat. 27     @ Charlotte                            7 pm

Mon. 29  @ Miami                                 7:30 pm

Tue. 30    DETROIT                                                7 pm

January 

Fri. 2       BROOKLYN                            7 pm

Sat. 3       CHARLOTTE                          7 pm

Wed. 7    @ Denver                               9 pm

Fri. 9       @ L.A. Lakers                         10:30 pm

Sat. 10     @ Portland                             10 pm

Mon. 12  @ Chicago                             8 pm

Wed. 14  HOUSTON                             7 pm

Fri. 16     MEMPHIS                               7 pm

Sun. 18   OKLAHOMA CITY                  6 pm

Wed. 21  @ Detroit                                7:30 pm

Fri. 23     @ New York                           7:30 pm

Sun. 25   INDIANA                                 6 pm

Mon. 26  @ Memphis                            8 pm

Thu. 29   MILWAUKEE                          7 pm

Sat. 31     DALLAS                                  7 pm

February

Mon. 2    @ Oklahoma City                  8 pm

Wed. 4    @ San Antonio                      8:30 pm

Fri. 6       L.A. LAKERS                           7 pm

Sun. 8     CHICAGO                               6 pm

Mon. 9    @ Washington                      7 pm

Wed. 11  NEW YORK                            7 pm

Fri. 20     NEW ORLEANS                     7 pm

Sun. 22   PHILADELPHIA                      6 pm

Wed. 25  MIAMI                                      7 pm

Fri. 27     @ Atlanta                                7:30 pm

March            

Sun. 1     CHARLOTTE                          6 pm

Wed. 4    PHOENIX                                7 pm

Fri. 6       SACRAMENTO                      7 pm

Sun. 8     BOSTON                                                6 pm

Tue. 10    @ Indiana                              7 pm

Wed. 11  @ Milwaukee                          8 pm

Fri. 13     @ Boston                               7:30 pm

Sun. 15   CLEVELAND                           6 pm

Tue. 17    @ Houston                             8 pm

Wed. 18  @ Dallas                                 8:30 pm

Fri. 20     PORTLAND                            7 pm

Sun. 22   DENVER                                 6 pm

Wed. 25  ATLANTA                                7 pm

Fri. 27     DETROIT                                                7 pm

April   

Wed. 1    SAN ANTONIO                       7 pm

Fri. 3       @ Minnesota                         8 pm

Sat. 4       @ Milwaukee                          8:30 pm

Wed. 8    CHICAGO                               7 pm

Fri. 10     TORONTO                             7 pm

Sat. 11     NEW YORK                            7 pm

Mon. 13  @ Miami                                 7:30 pm

Wed. 15  @ Brooklyn                            8 pm