Cavaliers Announce 2011 Preseason Games

Cavaliers vs. Pistons

CLEVELAND, OH - December 2, 2011 - The Cleveland Cavaliers will play a two-game preseason in preparation for the 2011-12 season. The Cavs will play their Central Division rivals, the Detroit Pistons, in both games. The first game will take place at Detroit on Friday, Dec. 16th at 7:30 p.m. with the rematch taking place four days later at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 20th at 7:00 p.m. On-sale dates and information for the home preseason game and the full regular season schedule will be announced next week (the week of December 12th).

In addition to the home preseason game, the Cavaliers will host a special edition of the annual Wine & Gold Scrimmage game, free at The Q on Sunday, December 18 at 1:00 p.m. Admission will be free for all fans and details regarding this special intra-squad scrimmage game will also be announced next week.

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