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Washington Wizards will play preseason game in Baltimore on Oct. 20

The Baltimore Sun

The Washington Wizards will play a preseason game at Baltimore Arena for the second straight year, hosting the New Orleans Pelicans on Oct. 20.

The Wizards announced their full 2014 preseason schedule Monday, with the second-annual Baltimore Classic included. That game will tip off at 7 p.m.

The Wizards faced Baltimore native Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks in last year's game here. The Knicks won, 98-89, before an announced 12,376.

That marked the first time Baltimore had hosted an NBA game since October of 1999, when the Wizards hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers in a preseason game.

Tickets for the 2014 Baltimore Classic will go on sale to the general public Aug. 20. Wizards DC 12 Club Members can purchase tickets two days earlier.

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