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  • 2018-19 SCHEDULE All games can be heard on WTAM/La Mega 87.7 FM

    10/17 @ TOR 7:30 p.m. FSO 10/19 @ MIN 8:00 p.m. FSO 10/21 vs. ATL 6:00 p.m. FSO 10/24 vs. BKN 7:00 p.m. FSO 10/25 @ DET 7:00 p.m. FSO 10/27 vs. IND 7:30 p.m. FSO 10/30 vs. ATL 7:00 p.m. FSO 11/1 vs. DEN 7:00 p.m. FSO 11/3 @ CHA 7:00 p.m. FSO 11/5 @ ORL 7:00 p.m. FSO 11/7 vs. OKC 7:00 p.m. FSO 11/10 @ CHI 8:00 p.m. FSO 11/13 vs. CHA 7:00 p.m. FSO/NBATV 11/14 @ WAS 7:00 p.m. FSO 11/19 @ DET 7:00 p.m. FSO 11/21 vs. LAL 8:00 p.m. ESPN 11/23 @ PHI 7:30 p.m. FSO 11/24 vs. HOU 7:30 p.m. FSO 11/26 vs. MIN 7:00 p.m. FSO 11/28 @ OKC 8:00 p.m. FSO 11/30 @ BOS 7:00 p.m. FSO 12/1 vs. TOR 8:00 p.m. FSO 12/3 @ BKN 7:30 p.m. FSO 12/5 vs. GSW 7:00 p.m. FSO 12/7 vs. SAC 7:30 p.m. FSO 12/8 vs. WAS 7:30 p.m. FSO/NBATV 12/10 @ MIL 8:00 p.m. FSO 12/12 vs. NYK 7:00 p.m. FSO 12/14 vs. MIL 7:30 p.m. FSO 12/16 vs. PHI 3:30 p.m. FSO 12/18 @ IND 7:00 p.m. FSO 12/19 @ CHA 7:00 p.m. FSO 12/21 @ TOR 7:00 p.m. FSO 12/23 vs. CHI 6:00 p.m. FSO 12/26 @ MEM 8:00 p.m. FSO 12/28 @ MIA 8:00 p.m. FSO 12/29 @ ATL 7:30 p.m. FSO 1/2 vs. MIA 7:00 p.m. FSO 1/4 vs. UTA 7:30 p.m. FSO 1/5 vs. NOP 8:00 p.m. FSO 1/8 vs. IND 7:00 p.m. FSO 1/9 @ NOP 8:00 p.m. FSO 1/11 @ HOU 8:00 p.m. FSO 1/13 @ LAL 9:30 p.m. FSO/NBATV 1/16 @ POR 10:00 p.m. FSO 1/18 @ UTA 9:00 p.m. FSO 1/19 @ DEN 10:00 p.m. FSO 1/21 vs. CHI 1:00 p.m. FSO 1/23 @ BOS 7:30 p.m. FSO 1/25 vs. MIA 7:30 p.m. FSO 1/27 @ CHI 3:30 p.m. FSO 1/29 vs. WAS 7:00 p.m. FSO 2/2 vs. DAL 7:30 p.m. FSO 2/5 vs. BOS 7:00 p.m. FSO 2/8 @ WAS 7:00 p.m. FSO 2/9 @ IND 7:00 p.m. FSO 2/11 vs. NYK 7:00 p.m. FSO 2/13 vs. BKN 7:00 p.m. FSO/ESPN 2/21 vs. PHX 7:00 p.m. FSO 2/23 vs. MEM 7:00 p.m. FSO 2/25 vs. POR 7:00 p.m. FSO 2/28 @ NYK 7:30 p.m. FSO 3/2 vs. DET 5:00 p.m. FSO 3/3 vs. ORL 6:00 p.m. FSO 3/6 @ BKN 7:30 p.m. FSO 3/8 @ MIA 8:00 p.m. FSO 3/11 vs. TOR 7:00 p.m. FSO/NBATV 3/12 @ PHI 7:00 p.m. FSO 3/14 @ ORL 7:00 p.m. FSO 3/16 @ DAL 8:30 p.m. FSO 3/18 vs. DET 7:00 p.m. FSO 3/20 vs. MIL 7:00 p.m. FSO 3/22 vs. LAC 7:30 p.m. FSO 3/24 @ MIL 4:30 p.m. FSO 3/26 vs. BOS 7:00 p.m. FSO 3/28 @ SAS 8:30 p.m. FSO 3/30 @ LAC 3:30 p.m. FSO 4/1 @ PHX 10:00 p.m. FSO/NBATV 4/4 @ SAC 10:00 p.m. FSO 4/5 @ GSW 10:30 p.m. FSO 4/7 vs. SAS 3:00 p.m. FSO 4/9 vs. CHA 7:00 p.m. FSO

    AT BOSTON CELTICS (1-1)

    TUES., OCT. 2, 2018 TD GARDEN – BOSTON, MA 8:00 PM ET TV: FSO/TNT RADIO: WTAM 1100 AM/WMMS 100.7 FM/LA MEGA 87.7 FM

    2018-19 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS GAME NOTES FOLLOW @CAVSNOTES ON TWITTER PRESEASON GAME # 1

    CAVS QUICK FACTS

    • The Cleveland Cavaliers will open the 2018 Preseason on Tuesday night against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. The Cavs preseason schedule features four contests, including two games at Quicken Loans Arena (Oct. 6 vs. Boston, Oct. 8 vs. Indiana) and a neutral site home game at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center at Michigan State University (Oct. 12 vs. Detroit).

    • In 2017-18, the Cavaliers advanced to the NBA Finals for the fourth straight year and fifth time in franchise history (2007, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). Cleveland joined the Celtics (1957-1966, 1984-1987), Los Angeles Lakers (1982-1985), Miami Heat (2011-2014) and Golden State Warriors (2015-2018) as the only NBA franchises to make four consecutive Finals appearances.

    • The Cavaliers (50-32) finished the 2017-18 regular season with the 4th-best record in the Eastern Conference and went on to the postseason for the 4th year in a row (22nd overall in franchise history). The Cavaliers also won the Central Division title for the 4th stra ight year and notched their 4th straight 50-win season.

    • Last season, the Cavs ranked in the NBA’s Top 10 in offensive rating (110.6, 5th), PPG (110.9, 5th), FG% (.476, 5th), 3FG% (.372 , 6th) and FT% (.779, 10th). Their 110.9 points per game was their second-highest scoring average in franchise history (114.1, 1979-80). They topped the 100- point plateau on 66 of 82 games.

    • Cleveland’s reserves averaged a franchise-record 41.2 points last season, which ranked 7th in the NBA. The previous franchise mark for the Cavs’ bench is 36.9 points set in 1991-92.

    • Despite missing 23 games in 2017-18, KEVIN LOVE had 31 double-doubles, which was tied for 15th-most in the NBA. He earned his 5th NBA All- Star selection in 2017-18 and finished the season averaging 17.6 points and a team-high 9.3 rebounds (12th in NBA) in 28.0 minutes per game. He shot a career-high .880 from the foul line (12th in NBA) and was the only NBA player in 2017-18 to average at least 9.0 rebounds while making at least 125 threes. After knocking down his 1,000th career three-pointer in a win over Toronto on March 21, Love became the only player in NBA history to have a career average at least 10.0 rebounds and make 1,000 threes or more.

    • COLLIN SEXTON, the 8th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, played in all seven games for the Cavaliers in the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 in Las Vegas and averaged 19.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 28.8 minutes per game. His stellar play earned him MGM Resorts All- NBA Summer League First Team honors.

    CAVALIERS RECENT TRANSACTIONS

    9/24/18 – Cavaliers announced 2018 Training Camp Roster…9/10/18 – Cavaliers re-signed guard Rodney Hood…9/8/18 – Cavaliers signed guard David Nwaba…8/7/18 – Cavaliers acquired forward Sam Dekker from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for the draft rights to Vladimir Veremeenko; Cleveland also received the draft rights to Renaldas Seibutis and cash considerations…8/5/18 – Cavaliers waived forward Okaro White.

    2018 CAVALIERS PRESEASON RECORDS

    RECORD HOME ROAD OVERTIME STREAK OVERALL 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) -

    CENTRAL 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) -

    EASTERN 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) -

    WESTERN 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) 0-0 (.000) -

    2018 CAVALIERS PRESEASON SCHEDULE

    DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME / RESULT Oct. 2 @ Boston Celtics TD Garden (Boston, MA) 8:00 p.m. TNT/WTAM/ La Mega 87.7 FM

    Oct. 6 vs. Boston Celtics Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH) 7:30 p.m. FSO/WTAM/ La Mega 87.7 FM

    Oct. 8 vs. Indiana Pacers Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH) 7:00 p.m. FSO/WTAM/La Mega 87.7 FM

    Oct. 12 vs. Detroit Pistons Jack Breslin Student Events Center

    (Michigan State University) 7:00 p.m. FSO/WTAM/La Mega 87.7 FM

    CAVALIERS INJURY REPORT PRONUNCIATION KEY None Tyronn Lue (Ta-RON LEW)

    David Nwaba (NWAH-buh) Cedi Osman (JED-e AUS-min) Ante Zizic (AHN-tay JIH-jitch)

    PROBABLE STARTERS

    POS NO. PLAYER HT. WT. G GS PPG RPG APG FG% MPG

    F 16 CEDI OSMAN 6-8 215 17-18: 61 12 3.9 2.0 0.7 .484 11.0 PRE: - - - - - - -

    F 22 LARRY NANCE JR. 6-9 230 17-18: 66 26 8.7 6.8 1.2 .581 21.5 PRE: - - - - - - -

    C 0 KEVIN LOVE 6-10 251 17-18: 59 59 17.6 9.3 1.7 .458 28.0 PRE: - - - - - - -

    G 1 RODNEY HOOD 6-8 206 17-18: 60 23 14.7 2.8 1.6 .429 26.9 PRE: - - - - - - -

    G 3 GEORGE HILL 6-3 188 17-18: 67 60 10.0 2.7 2.8 .460 27.0 PRE: - - - - - - -

  • Overall: 80-125 Home: 54-50 The Q: 28-16 Road: 26-75

    Current Streak: Won 1 Home Streak: Won 4 Road Streak: Won 1

    Last Win: 2/11/18 Last Home Win: 10/17/17 Last Road Win: 2/11/18

    Last Loss: 1/3/18 Last Home Loss: 2/5/16 Last Road Loss: 1/3/18

    ALL-TIME REGULAR SEASON SERIES HIGHLIGHTS

    Cavs Individual Bests Points: 44 – Brad Daugherty, 4/15/88 Rebounds: 21 – Cliff T. Robinson, 4/3/84 Assists: 17 – Andre Miller, 1/26/02 Biggest Win: 31 points, 4/12/09 (107-76) & 3/3/15 (110-79) Biggest Loss: 39 points on 4/12/15 (78-117) Celtics Individual Bests Points: 50 – Pierce, 2/15/06 Rebounds: 25 – Dave Cowens, 12/9/72 Assists: 16 – Douglas, 4/23/93 and Bird, 3/21/90

    2017-18 REGULAR SEASON GAME RECAPS (CAVS Won Series 2-1)

    CAVALIERS 121, CELTICS 99 – TD GARDEN – BOSTON, MA (2/11/18) KEY PERFORMERS: LeBron James recorded his 32nd double-double of the season with game highs of 24 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists, to go along with one steal and one block in 28 minutes…Jordan Clarkson made his Cavaliers debut and posted 17 points on 7-11 (.636) shooting, three rebounds and two steals in 23 minutes off the bench…J.R. Smith shot 6-7 (.857) from the field, including 3-4 (.750) from three-point range, and finished with 15 points, six rebounds, one steal and two blocks in 29 minutes…Rodney Hood also played in his first game with Cleveland, tallying 15 points on 6-11 (.545) shooting, including 3-6 (.500) from deep, three rebounds, a steal and a block in 19 minutes off the bench; Hood reached 3,000 points for his career with his 15th point of the night…Cedi Osman had 12 points on 4-8 (.500) shooting, five rebounds and one steal in 29 minutes…George Hill recorded 12 points and three rebounds in 21 minutes in his first game with the Cavs…Jeff Green added 10 points on 3-6 (.500) shooting and three rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench…For Boston, Terry Rozier had a team-high 21 points and a team-high nine rebounds in 34 minu