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Lakeland Magic Announce 2019 Open Tryouts

August 5, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Lakeland Magic News Release

The Lakeland Magic, the NBA G League affiliate of the Orlando Magic, have announced the open tryout dates for the 2019-20 season which will be held on Sat., Sept. 28 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Auburndale Community Center (405 Bennett St., Auburndale, FL 33823) and Sun., Sept. 29 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Orlando Sports Center (6700 Kingspointe Parkway, Orlando, FL 32819). Local player tryouts provide athletes the chance to showcase their skills in front of Lakeland Magic coaches and staff. G League teams can invite up to four local tryout players to training camp for an opportunity to compete for a roster spot.

Former local player tryout success stories include Jeremiah Hill, a 2018 local tryout participant who appeared in 44 games for the Lakeland Magic last season. Hill was also invited to NBA Summer League with the Orlando Magic. Kevin Foster, a Polk County native and 2017 local tryout participant who appeared in 23 games for the Lakeland Magic during the 2017-18 season.

Players interested in trying out can pre-register until Sept. 25 at All required registration and release forms, along with a $175 non-refundable fee, must be completed in order to be considered. The $175 registration fee can be made in advance with a credit card online, or with a cashier's check/money order in the mail. Walk-ups are accepted with a registration fee of $200 and cash is accepted on the day of the tryout.

Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis and the number of participants are limited at each location. All participants must meet the NBA G League eligibility requirement. Walkup registration is subject to availability and a $200 non-refundable fee.

For registration and additional questions regarding the tryout, please contact the Lakeland Magic by calling 863.825.3258 or emailing

Tryouts are for registered applicants only and closed to the public. Media is invited to cover at both tryout locations.

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