Cavs unveil 2017-18 regular season schedule FOX Sports Ohio Aug 14, 2017 at 7:59p ET The Cavs tip off the season in Cleveland on Tuesday, Oct. 17 with an Eastern Conference Finals rematch against the Boston Celtics. Cleveland hosts its first matinee game of the season Sunday, Nov. 5 against the Atlanta Hawks. It's another Christmas Day NBA Finals rematch when the Cavs head to Oakland to take on the Golden State Warriors. The Cavs kick off 2018 on Jan. 2 with a home contest against the Portland Trail Blazers. Golden State makes its one visit to The Q on MLK Day. The Cavs begin their longest homestand of the season, a stretch of five games over nine days at The Q, on Feb. 25. Right out of the lengthy homestand, the Cavs transition into their longest road trip of the season, beginning in Denver on March 7 and concluding 10 days later in Chicago. Plenty of home cookin' for the Cavs in the season's final month with four of their six games at The Q. The Cavs finish out their season with a home-and-home against the Knicks.