This event marks the third time the Magic have played in Jacksonville and the first since 2008. It will be the first game in Jacksonville for the newly named Pelicans, who will also debut their brand new uniforms.
An interactive fan venue will be located outside the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on game day.
“We are extremely excited to open the 2013 preseason in the city of Jacksonville,” said Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins. “It is always a pleasure to bring NBA basketball to fans in Northeast Florida, and we look forward to seeing them all at Veterans Memorial Arena.”
The event will provide a chance for the Jacksonville community to see up-and-coming stars on both teams, while combining the experience of NBA near Downtown at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
Tickets are on sale now, with regular seats starting at $15 and courtside seats available for $250 each.