Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 8/6/13
For the fifth-consecutive year, the Cleveland Cavaliers will open up the year at Quicken Loans Arena as they will play host to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, October 30 as the two open up their respective 2013-14 seasons. Marquee-type highlights of the home schedule include two visits each from the Miami Heat, New York Knicks and the abovementioned Nets. LeBron James and the two-time defending NBA Champion Heat will visit the Cavaliers on Wednesday, November 27 and Tuesday, March 18. The Knicks will come to town on Tuesday, Dec. 10 and Saturday, March 8. On Monday, January 20th, the Dallas Mavericks will visit The Q for a special MLK Day 1:00 p.m. matinee game. The new-look Nets, complete with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, will make their second appearance on Wednesday, April 16 in the regular season finale. The Cavaliers will have 20 sets of back-to-back games, including seven home-road sets, nine road-home sets and four road-road set. They 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 entire schedule can be found found here via Cavs.com. [Related: The Boots: Cavs defense, Dion Waiters and the depth chart]
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