Orlando Magic To Open 2011-12 Regular Season On Christmas Day

Here is the official word from the Magic:


Orlando to play at Oklahoma City on December 25 at 8 pm


Orlando, FL — The Orlando Magic will open the 2011-12 regular season at Oklahoma City on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25.  Tip-off at Chesapeake Energy Arena is 8 p.m. ET and it will be nationally televised by ESPN (local TV TBD).  The remainder of the schedule will be announced at a later date.


Orlando will play on Christmas Day for the fourth consecutive time and ninth time in franchise history.  The Magic are 5-3 all-time on December 25 (5-1 at home, 0-2 on the road), including an 86-78 victory over Boston last year.


The best way for fans to guarantee seats for the 2011-12 campaign is by purchasing Orlando Magic season tickets.  Season tickets, partial plans, group and single-game Amway Center suite rental opportunities are on sale now.  Ticket highlights include: 2,500 seats priced $20 or less, 8,000 seats priced $40 or less and 9,000 seats priced $50 or under.  The NBA and its teams will have more than one million tickets available to fans for $10 or less over the course of the season.

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