CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers will play a seven-game preseason schedule in preparation for the 2012-13 NBA regular season. Cavalier fans throughout the region will be able to see the team in person as the Cavaliers will play three games at Quicken Loans Arena during the preseason, in addition to hosting neutral site games in Cincinnati and Canton.
Cleveland will open the preseason at Quicken Loans Arena versus Italian basketball powerhouse Montepaschi Siena of the Euroleague on Monday, Oct. 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Cavaliers will then head to the CantonMemorialCivicCenter, home of their exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League affiliate, the Canton Charge, to take on the Milwaukee Bucks the following night on Tuesday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m.
The Cavs will also travel to Champaign, Illinois for a game against the Chicago Bulls at Assembly Hall, home of the Fighting Illini of the University of Illinois, on Friday, Oct. 12 at 7:00 p.m. before returning to The Q to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. Cleveland will close their regional tour with a matchup against the Orlando Magic in Cincinnati at US Bank Arena on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7:00 p.m.
Cleveland will make their final road trip of the preseason when they head to Philadelphia where the Cavs will meet the 76ers on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:00 p.m. The Cavs preseason finale brings them back to Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 23 for a contest against the Indiana Pacers at 7:00 p.m.
All preseason games will be broadcast live on the Cavaliers’ Radio Flagship WTAM 1100 AM. For ticket information for each of the Cavaliers’ games at The Q, please log onto to cavs.com or call 1-800-820-CAVS. For the Cavaliers-Bucks preseason game in Canton, fans can log onto www.cantoncharge.com or call 1-866-444-1944 for ticket information. Tickets for the Cavaliers’ game in Cincinnati go on sale Monday, Aug. 6 and can be purchased by logging onto www.usbankarena.com or calling 1-800-745-3000.
Fans can stay connected with the Cavs for the most up-to-date information regarding ticket on-sale information and everything Cavs by visiting Cavs.com, following the team’s official Twitter feed at @cavs and on Facebook at facebook.com/Cavs.
2012-13 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS PRESEASON SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT LOCATIONS TIME (EST)
Monday, Oct. 8 Montepaschi Siena Quicken Loans Arena 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 9 Milwaukee Bucks Canton Memorial Civic Center (Canton, OH)* 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 12 at Chicago Bulls Assembly Hall (Champaign, IL) 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 Washington Wizards Quicken Loans Arena 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 15 Orlando Magic US Bank Arena (Cincinnati, OH)* 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Philadelphia 76ers Wells Fargo Center 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 23 Indiana Pacers Quicken Loans Arena 7:00 p.m.
*Denotes Cavaliers home game at neutral site. All times Eastern.