The Cavs and 20,562+ Are In It To Win It!

CLEVELAND, OH - April 15, 2010 - The time is now …the stage is set…expectations are high… the excitement is building…and all eyes will be watching… When the Cleveland Cavaliers hit the court this weekend at Quicken Loans Arena for the start of the 2010 NBA Playoffs, the laser focus to bring home an NBA Championship will be like never before. Behind the team all the way will be a city, a regional community and a fan base that stretches far and wide that is ready, proud and passionate to let the world know that we are in it to win it - ALL TOGETHER!

“As we get ready for the national spotlight of the playoffs, the Cavaliers organization and our players are inviting all fans and our community to stand together, to cheer together and to believe together as we pursue our ultimate goal of an NBA Championship,” said Cavaliers President Len Komoroski.

The Cavaliers will face the Chicago Bulls in round one in a best of seven series that tips off with Games 1 and 2 being played at The Q. Game 1 on Saturday, April 17th at 3:00 p.m. will be broadcast exclusively on ABC. Game 2 is on Monday, April 19th at 8:00 p.m. and will be broadcast on TNT and locally on Fox Sports Ohio. All Cavaliers 2010 NBA Playoff games will also be broadcast on the Cavaliers flagship radio station WTAM 1100 AM.

For the second consecutive year, the Cavaliers enter the playoffs with the best record in the NBA (61-21), earning the home court advantage of 20,562 - the number of fans that filled The Q to capacity for ALL 41 home games this season, making it the first time in franchise history that the team has sold out every regular season home game. (Dating back to last season, including playoffs, the Cavs have sold out 77 consecutive home games.)

To get ready together, here is the Cavaliers Fan Guide to the 2010 NBA Playoffs: is the information hub for Cavs fans to find everything they need to know to follow the team throughout the playoffs and stay updated on activities, promotions, special events and more!

Cavaliers FAN FEST on Gateway Plaza Before Every Home Game - It’s FREE!
The public is invited to come down to the biggest party in town, the Cavaliers Fan Fest on Gateway Plaza! The free event takes place 2 ½ hours prior to every playoff home game at The Q and features lots of fun stuff to do for fans of all ages. Activities include interactive games and basketball skills competition, appearances by the Cavaliers Girls and Scream Team, contests, prizes and more…along with food and refreshments!

Fans attending the first home game of every playoff round will receive a special giveaway to show their spirit together! For the First Round Game 1, fans get an “All Together” T-shirt courtesy of Folgers. Also at every home game, each fan will receive a rally towel. The Game 1 “All Together” rally towel is presented by All Disaster Services and the Game 2 rally towel is presented by FirstMerit.

First Round WATCH PARTIES at Area Boneyard Locations
Cheer together! The Boneyard is the official home for 2010 Cavaliers Playoff Watch Parties for every first round road game. The Cavalier Girls, Scream Team, Moondog and Ahmaad will entertain and give away prizes throughout the game. Come together to enjoy the festivities and catch all the action live on big screen TVs! Click here for dates, times and locations.

MOBILE FAN ALERTS presented by Verizon Wireless
Fans can text “ALL” to 42287 from their mobile phone or register here to sign up to receive Cavs fan alerts for up to date playoff information, breaking news and more! (Message and/or data rates may apply.)

Be a Cavs Fashionista in the COOLEST 2010 PLAYOFF GEAR!
Fans can shop for the largest and trendiest selection of exclusive Cavs “All Together” and 2010 Playoff merchandise here, at the Cavaliers Team Shop (located inside The Q), and all Quicken Loans Arena souvenir stands.

The FLASH SEAT Marketplace is OPEN
For first round playoff games A and B (Games 1 and 2 in Cleveland) individual seating in the primary ticket market is sold out. For fans still looking to purchase playoff tickets, including Games A and B, the Cavaliers Flash Seats Marketplace is open for business. Flash Seats is the official secondary marketplace for Cavaliers games and the only safe, secure, team-guaranteed ticket marketplace. Click here.