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Dec 2016
December 28, 2016

Warner Norcross & Judd Advises in a Purchase of an NBA D‑League Team

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP represented an affiliate of the Orlando Magic in its agreement to purchase an NBA Development League franchise from the owner of the Erie BayHawks.  

The Orlando Magic plans to relocate the team to Lakeland, Florida, to begin play during the 2017-2018 season. With this purchase, the Magic will become the 17th NBA team to own and operate their NBA D-League affiliate.  

The Warner Norcross team advising on the transaction was led by Partners Bruce Young and Michael Jones.

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