KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic are moving their G League team from Lakeland to Kissimmee and re-branding as the Osceola Magic.
Orlando Magic CEO and Managing Partner Alex Martins announced the move at a press conference Tuesday in Osceola Heritage Park. Martins said Osceola County is booming and says the proximity to their fan base in Orlando was a huge reason for this move. The proximity will also help with ticket sales next season.
The Osceola Magic will play 24 home games starting in November at Silver Spurs Arena.
“We are excited to bring the Magic and NBA G League basketball to Osceola County, Kissimmee and Osceola Heritage Park,” said Martins. “We would like to thank Osceola County Chairwoman Viviana Janer, County Manager Don Fisher and Osceola Heritage Park General Manager Robb Larson in assisting us in making this move a reality. We look forward to being an invested community partner in Kissimmee and Osceola County.”
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