(Cleveland) The Cleveland Cavaliers will open the 2013-14 campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 30 against the Brooklyn Nets at Quicken Loans Arena. This marks the fifth consecutive year the Cavs will kick off the season at The Q.
The Cavaliers will make nine national television appearances including three games on ESPN, one game on TNT and five games on NBA TV. Cleveland will play 17 weekend home dates comprised of four Friday games, seven Saturday games and six Sunday games.
The defending Western Conference Champions San Antonio Spurs will make their lone appearance at Quickens Loans Arena on Tuesday, March 4. Other marquee opponents coming to Cleveland only once this season include the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, December 7; the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, December 29; the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, March 20 and the Houston Rockets on Saturday, March 22.
The Cavaliers will face each Eastern Conference opponent four times (twice at The Q and twice on the road) with the exception of Atlanta (one home, two road), Boston (one home, two road), Miami (two home, one road) and Toronto (two home, one road). Each Western Conference opponent will play the Cavaliers twice, once at The Q and once on the road.
All games can be heard across the Cavaliers Radio Network via the Cavaliers’ flagship station WTAM 1100 AM.
Other ‘stats’ on Cleveland’s 2013-14 schedule include:
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