Originally posted on The Jersey Chaser  |  Last updated 2/1/12

Being from a popular tourist destination like Orlando, one would think the Orlando Magic team personnel would know to plan in advance for hotel accommodations…. but the team is left with out a place to stay during this weekend’s game against the Indiana Pacers.

NBA officials denied the Magic’s request to fly into Indianapolis on the morning of the game for fear of bad weather or mechanical complications. Instead, the team will stay in nearby Cincinnati so the team also has the option of driving to the game.

“You guys can comment on that and save me my money,” Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy told reporters, “But when you come out with the schedule in December and have a game in the Super Bowl city, lodging might be a problem.”

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