Day of Game Info: Saturday, March 8th

Zydrunas Ilgauskas Jersey Retirement
Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Cavs fans, the Cavs vs. Knicks game on Saturday, March 8th will surely be an event every die-hard Cleveland fan will never forget as the Wine and Gold get set to retire Zydrunas Ilgauskas' #11 jersey.

As we prepare for this special night, we would like to provide everything you will need to know so you don't miss out on anything!

Broadcast Info

TV: FOX Sports Ohio, NBATV Radio: WTAM 1100, NBA League Pass Audio, XM & Sirius 219

Programming Note

On Saturday, FOX Sports Ohio is airing the Cavs – Knicks game (7:30 p.m.) and the Blue Jackets – Predators game (8:00 p.m.). Click here for programming details.

Get to the Game Early!

If you are attending the game, doors will open two hours (5:30 p.m.) before tipoff. We encourage fans to get in their seats as early as possible because of the unique pregame festivities that will be taking place.

Click here for directions to The Q and parking information.

Interact at The Q (and at home)

Using the #AllForZ and #CLEvsNYK hashtags, share your memories about Z and the action on the floor throughout the night. Real-time Tweets and Instagram photos will be displayed on 30-foot screens, which were brought in and set up in the end zones of the arena bowl exclusively for this special event.

More interactive COOLNESS can be found on The Q’s main concourse as you relive all the top moments in Z’s career on two 11-foot by 7-foot touchscreen video display walls (located at the West Bay Food Court [Section 108/109] and the Arcade entrance [Section 126/127]). These multi-touch platforms, put the power in your hands to swipe, >>pinch<< , drag and browse through a collection of photos, videos and social media content that will highlight Ilgauskas’ Cavalier career.

Z Auction

For a great cause, register now to bid on one-of-a-kind items like game-worn shooting shirts signed by Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Cavs players, plus, game-worn jerseys with the Z patch signed by current players. More Info

Four (4) auction tables will be available inside Quicken Loans Arena at the following locations:

  • Main Concourse Near Sections 108 & 127
  • Huntington Bank Suite Level Near Bar Symon
  • Loudville Near Section 229

Team Shop Offer

Commemorate Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ historic night with your own Z Shooting Shirt! This shirt is just like the one the players are wearing during tonight’s game. Also, for one night only, receive a free” Z” pin with any purchase (while supplies last).

Halftime Ceremony - How to Watch

Not going to be inside The Q for the Halftime Ceremony? No problem, you can catch the special presentation live by tuning into FOX Sports Ohio or

Postgame Encore Video Presentation

Be sure to stick around at the conclusion of the Cavs and Knicks game for an exclusive encore video presentation of the player introductions and Big Z's Halftime Ceremony in its entirety.

Postgame Photo

Following the Postgame Encore Video Presentation, all fans will have an opportunity to have their photo taken on-court with the actual Z Jersey Banner. To participate, please head to the main concourse and go to Section 107 where you will receive further instructions from our Guest Services Representatives. Photos will begin following the postgame encore video presentation.

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