SCHOOL DAY GAME: FAQ
WHAT IS THE LAKELAND MAGIC? The Lakeland Magic is the NBA G League affiliate of the Orlando Magic. The Magic plays 50 games every year in a league of 26 teams from the U.S. and Canada.
WHAT IS THE NBA G LEAGUE? The NBA G League, is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers and front office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Beginning with the 2017-18 season, the NBA Development League was renamed the NBA G League as part of a multiyear expanded partnership announced today by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Gatorade. This marks the first time a U.S. professional sports league has named an entitlement partner.
WHAT IS THE SCHOOL DAY GAME? The School Day Game allows school groups, families and other fans an opportunity to experience the excitement of NBA basketball in an educational environment. Throughout the game, STEM facts, videos and activities are shared.
WHAT SHOULD WE EXPECT? The Lakeland Magic will tip off at 11 a.m.; games typically last 2 1/2 hours. In addition to the STEM-focused elements and, of course, the basketball game taking place on the court, the Magic Scream Team will engage with fans to ensure everyone in attendance has a memorable experience.