Cavaliers to Open 2010-11 Regular Season at The Q Against the Boston Celtics

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CLEVELAND, OH - August 10, 2010 - For the sixth time in seven seasons, the Cleveland Cavaliers will open the 2010-11 season at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavaliers will take on the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, Oct. 27th, marking the third consecutive season that the Cavaliers and Celtics will tip off in the Cavaliers’ season opener.

The Cavaliers are scheduled to appear on at least three national television broadcasts, including the Miami Heat’s first visit to Cleveland on Dec. 2nd on TNT. The game will also be aired nationally on ESPN Radio. Cleveland will also appear in national television broadcasts on NBA TV at Phoenix on Jan. 9 and on ESPN against the New Orleans Hornets on March 6 at The Q.

The regional television broadcast schedule on FOX Sports Ohio will be announced at a later date. All games will be broadcast locally, and regionally across the Cavaliers Radio Network, by the Cavaliers’ flagship station WTAM 1100 AM by Joe Tait, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2010 Curt Gowdy Media Award recipient. The upcoming 2010-11 season is expected to be Tait’s final as the ‘Voice of the Cavaliers’.

This season’s 82-game schedule consists of 41 home and 41 road games. The Cavaliers will face each Western Conference opponent twice this season, once at The Q and once on the road. Each Eastern Conference opponent will play Cleveland four times (twice at The Q and twice on the road) with the exception of Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte and Toronto, whom the Cavs will play three times.

The NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers make their lone visit to Cleveland in the Cavaliers’ final game prior to All-Star Weekend on Feb. 16th. Cleveland’s 2010-11 schedule also includes:

The NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers make their lone visit to Cleveland in the Cavaliers’ final game prior to All-Star Weekend on Feb. 16th. Cleveland’s 2010-11 schedule also includes:


Full season tickets are currently on sale, while partial season (multiple game) ticket plans will go on sale on Tuesday, August 17th. Initial payments for partial season ticket plans and group tickets (20 or more tickets to a single game) are now being accepted which will provide 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. For ticket information, fans can call 1-800-820-CAVS or visit click here.