Cavs Announce 2009-10 Regular Season Schedule
The Cavaliers are slated to appear on at least 29 national television broadcasts, 14 of which will originate from downtown Cleveland at The Q, including:
In addition the Cavaliers will have eight games aired nationally on ESPN Radio (Nov. 12 at Miami, Dec. 25 at L.A. Lakers, Jan. 14 at Utah, Jan. 21 vs. L.A. Lakers, Feb. 21 at Orlando, March 14 vs. Boston, April 4 at Boston, April 11 vs. Orlando).
The local television broadcast schedule on FOX Sports Ohio will be announced at a later date. All games will be broadcast locally on radio via the Cavaliers’ flagship station WTAM 1100 AM.
The Cavaliers won an NBA-best and franchise-high 66 games (66-16; .805) during the 2008-09 regular season, including posting a 39-2 (.951) record at home. Dating back to the 2005-06 season, Cleveland has a regular season record of 211-117 (.643), including being tied for the 2nd best home record at 127-37 (.774) over that span, and is the only team in the NBA to have reached at least the second round of the playoffs in each of the last four postseasons.
This season’s 82-game schedule again consists of 41 home and 41 road games. The Cavaliers will face each Western Conference opponent twice this season, once at home and once on the road. Each Eastern Conference opponent will match up against Cleveland four times with the exception of Miami, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, whom the Cavs will play three times.
For the third consecutive year and 10th time in franchise history, the Cavaliers will play on Christmas Day as they square off against the NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. Cleveland will also play the Celtics in Boston on Easter Sunday on April 4.
Cleveland’s schedule also includes:
Full season tickets are currently on sale, while partial season (multiple game) ticket plans will go on sale later in August. Deposits for partial season ticket plans and group tickets (20 or more tickets to a single game) are now being accepted to determine seating location priority. Single-game tickets will go on sale closer to the start of the season on a date to be announced. The Cavaliers season-long promotional schedule will also be announced closer to the start of the season. The Cavaliers’ preseason schedule will be released in the near future. For ticket information, fans can call 1-800-820-CAVS or visit www.cavs.com.