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NBA Schedule Released: Magic Open The Season Against The Denver Nuggets


The Orlando Magic will open their regular season at home against the Denver Nuggets on November 2.

The Magic will then host the Phoenix Suns on November 4 before heading to Chicago to play the Bulls in the first road game on November 6.

The season will open on October 30 with a TNT doubleheader. First up is an Eastern Conference Finals rematch between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat. Then the Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers will do battle.

Orlando will take on Dwight Howard‘s preferred destination, the Brooklyn Nets, in Brooklyn on November 11.

The Los Angeles Lakers will be in Orlando on March 12 and the Houston Rockets will visit the Amway Center on March 1.

Orlando’s national television games are:

November 16 at Detroit (ESPN)
November 19 at Atlanta (NBA TV)
December 2 at Los Angeles Lakers (NBA TV)
December 14 vs Golden State (ESPN)
January 28 at Brooklyn (NBA TV)
February 23 vs Cleveland (NBA TV)

Fox Sports Florida will carry every Magic game. Usually Sun Sports and Fox Sports Florida split the coverage.

To see the full schedule, click here.

(Andrew Melnick is Howard the Dunk’s lead blogger, ESPN Florida’s Magic Insider (http://ESPNFlorida.com) and is the co-host of the ESPNFlorida.com Insiders Show Sunday mornings at 10:00 am EST. Subscribe to his RSS feed, add him on Facebook and follow him onTwitter to follow him daily. You can download the HTD app here)

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