The Cavs begin the regular season with two games on the road before the home opener on Sunday, Oct. 21 vs. Atlanta.
Lakers in town
LeBron James will play in Cleveland as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers for the fitst time on Thanksgiving Eve. Other marquee matchups include home and road games with Russell Westbrook, Paul George and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Nov. 7 & Nov. 28.
Golden State comes to town for a rematch of the past three NBA Finals on Dec. 5. The Cavs have Christmas off this year but will be in Memphis the following day.
Hitting the road
The Cavs begin the New Year with four games at home before a road trip that spans six games over 11 days from Jan. 9-19. January also includes a special Martin Luther King Jr. matinee games against the Bulls at 1 p.m.
The Cavs longest homestand consists of five games over 15 days (including All-Star break) from Feb. 11-25, featuring games against the New York Knicks (Feb. 11) and Brooklyn Nets (Feb. 13) before the break and Phoenix (Feb. 21), Memphis (Feb. 23) and Portland (Feb. 25) after the break.
The final stretch
March starts off with a weekend of basketball at The Q with Saturday and Sunday evening games against Detroit and Orlando. It ends with the beginning of five-game road trip that starts on Marxh 28 in San Antonio and concludes on April 5 in Oakland.
The Cavs close the regular season with two games in Cleveland, first against the Spurs on Sunday, April 7 and then hosting the Charlotte Hornets Tuesday, April 9.