The Orlando Magic will open their eight-game preseason schedule with three consecutive road games: October 7 at Miami, October 10 at Indiana and October 13 at Charlotte.
Orlando will then host former coach Stan Van Gundy and the Detroit Pistons on October 17 at the Amway Center.
Van Gundy compiled a 259-135 regular-season record and a 31-28 playoff record in five seasons with the Magic. His .657 regular-season winning percentage and .525 postseason winning percentage are franchise bests also leading the team to a 2009 NBA Finals appearance.
Van Gundy agreed in principle this off-season to a five-year deal worth $35 million to run the Pistons’ basketball operations and become the team’s new head coach.