, Ohio -- The Cavaliers' quest to return to the Finals starts in earnest when the team starts the 2015-16 season at rival Chicago on Oct. 27, opening night in the NBA, according to league-wide schedules exit Wednesday through the league.

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LeBron James and the Cavs, who shed 4-2 to the gold State warriors in the Finals, will go back to the bay Area for a rematch v the Warriors. The Cavaliers will play on Christmas in the NBA's element slot (5 p.m.) top top ABC throughout the league's marquee day because that the 2nd consecutive season.'s home opener is Oct. 30 versus James' former team, the Miami heat (who hosted the Cavs critical Christmas), at 7 p.m ~ above TNT. Yet the Cavs play 2 road games -- versus Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler, and playoff adversary Chicago, and then the next night in Memphis -- prior to 20,562 crazies welcome them at The Q.

Reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry and also the Warriors come to The Q because that the only time throughout the constant season on martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 18, at 8 p.m.

The Cavs' game against gold State in ~ Oracle Arena ~ above Christmas is the start of a four-game Western expedition in i beg your pardon will play 4 games in five nights because that the just time. The NBA make a selection to nearly eliminate those brutal follow me for every teams.

Cavaliers play 26 games prior to Dec. 2510 vs teams with .500 or far better record critical season.437 opp victory pct pre-Christmas is easiest in NBA

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But when it pertains to playing the Warriors, the Cavs capture them during difficult portions that the schedule. The Warriors' trip to comes at the finish of a six-game road swing because that the Cavs the concludes with three games in Texas against the Mavericks, Spurs, and Rockets.'s other an extensive road pilgrimage is a four-game swing the end West native March 9-14 because that games against Sacramento, the Los Angeles Lakers and also Clippers, and Utah. The Lakers game might be James' last in L.A. Versus Kobe Bryant, who may retire in ~ season's end.

The Cavs' longest homestand of the season operation from Feb. 5-18, when they'll welcome Boston (Kelly Olynyk, anyone?), brand-new Orleans, Sacramento, the Lakers (Bryant's good-bye at The Q?) and the Bulls.

Speaking the Chicago, whereby opens up the season, it was at the United center where the Cavs won their fiercest playoff series in the run as much as the Finals. Trailing two games to one, James drained a shot in ~ the buzzer to steal game 4, and also the Cavs closed the end the collection with a game 6 win in Chicago to collection up an eventual Eastern Conference Finals enhance with Atlanta.

A (presumably) healthy and balanced Kevin Durant leads the Oklahoma City Thunder to for their lone video game at The Q ~ above Dec. 17. Durant was injured and also did no play in critical season.

Trying to look for tickets v the greatest likelihood the James plays? the missed a career-high 13 gamings last season, mostly due to injury, including 5 at home.'s last two games of the continual season are at house -- against Atlanta and Detroit -- and last season James played the penultimate contest prior to skipping the finale.

A resource said the Cavs arrangement to release their preseason schedule next week, but have currently confirmed they will host Memphis in ~ Ohio State's value City Arena top top Oct. 12.

DayDateOpponentTimeNat. TV
Tue.10/27at Chicago7:00 PMTNT
Wed.10/28at Memphis7:00 PM 
Fri.10/30Miami7:00 PMESPN
Mon.11/2at Philadelphia7:00 PM 
Wed.11/4New York8:00 PMESPN
Fri.11/6Philadelphia7:30 PM 
Sun.11/8Indiana3:30 PM 
Tue.11/10Utah7:00 PM 
Fri.11/13at new York7:30 PM 
Sat.11/14at Milwaukee7:30 PM 
Tue.11/17at Detroit7:30 PM 
Thu.11/19Milwaukee8:00 PMTNT
Sat.11/21Atlanta7:30 PM 
Mon.11/23Orlando7:00 PM 
Wed.11/25at Toronto7:30 PM 
Fri.11/27at Charlotte7:00 PM 
Sat.11/28Brooklyn7:30 PM 
Tue.12/1Washington7:00 PM 
Fri.12/4at brand-new Orleans8:30 PMESPN
Sat.12/5at Miami7:30 PM 
Tue.12/8Portland7:00 PM 
Fri.12/11at Orlando7:00 PM 
Tue.12/15at Boston7:30 PM 
Thu.12/17Oklahoma City8:00 PMTNT
Sun.12/20Philadelphia3:30 PM 
Wed.12/23New York7:00 PM 
Fri.12/25at gold State2:00 PMABC
Sat.12/26at Portland7:00 PM 
Mon.12/28at Phoenix7:00 PM 
Tue.12/29at Denver7:00 PM 
Sat.1/2Orlando7:30 PM 
Mon.1/4Toronto7:00 PM 
Tue.1/5at Washington7:00 PM 
Fri.1/8at Minnesota7:00 PMESPN
Sun.1/10at Philadelphia6:00 PM 
Tue.1/12at Dallas7:30 PM 
Thu.1/14at san Antonio7:00 PMTNT
Fri.1/15at Houston8:30 PMESP
Mon.1/18Golden State8:00 PMTNT
Wed.1/20at Brooklyn7:30 PM 
Thu.1/21L.A. Clippers8:00 PMTNT
Sat.1/23Chicago8:30 PMABC
Mon.1/25Minnesota7:00 PM 
Wed.1/27Phoenix7:00 PM 
Fri.1/29at Detroit7:30 PM 
Sat.1/30San Antonio8:30 PMABC
Mon.2/1at Indiana7:00 PM 
Wed.2/3at Charlotte7:00 PM 
Fri.2/5Boston7:30 PM 
Sat.2/6New Orleans7:30 PM 
Mon.2/8Sacramento7:00 PM 
Wed.2/10L.A. Lakers8:00 PMESPN
Thu.2/18Chicago8:00 PMTNT
Sun.2/21at Oklahoma City2:30 PMABC
Mon.2/22Detroit7:00 PM 
Wed.2/24Charlotte7:00 PM 
Fri.2/26at Toronto7:30 PM 
Sun.2/28at Washington1:00 PM 
Mon.2/29Indiana7:00 PM 
Fri.3/4Washington8:00 PMESPN
Sat.3/5Boston7:00 PM 
Mon.3/7Memphis7:00 PM 
Wed.3/9at Sacramento7:00 PM 
Thu.3/10at L.A. Lakers7:30 PMTNT
Sun.3/13at L.A. Clippers12:30 PMABC
Mon.3/14at Utah7:00 PM 
Wed.3/16Dallas7:00 PM 
Fri.3/18at Orlando7:00 PM 
Sat.3/19at Miami7:30 PM 
Mon.3/21Denver7:00 PM 
Wed.3/23Milwaukee8:00 PMESPN
Thu.3/24at Brooklyn7:30 PM 
Sat.3/26at new York7:30 PM 
Tue.3/29Houston8:00 PMTNT
Thu.3/31Brooklyn7:00 PM 
Fri.4/1at Atlanta8:00 PMESPN
Sun.4/3Charlotte3:30 PM 
Tue.4/5at Milwaukee7:00 PM 
Wed.4/6at Indiana7:00 PMESP
Sat.4/9at Chicago7:30 PMABC
Mon.4/11Atlanta7:00 PM 
Wed.4/13Detroit8:00 PM 

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