Cleveland Cavaliers

  • FOUNDED

    1970
  • CONFERENCE

    EASTERN CONFERENCE
  • DIVISION

    Central
  • ARENA

    Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
  • ARENA CAPACITY

    19,432
  • LOCATION

    Cleveland, OH
  • GOVERNOR

    Dan Gilbert
  • PRESIDENT

    Nic Barlage
  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Koby Altman
  • HEAD COACH

    J.B. Bickerstaff

MAJOR AWARDS

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2016

DIVISION TITLES

7

CONFERENCE TITLES

5
FEATUREDPLAYERS

TEAM HISTORY

The Cleveland Cavaliers, often referred to as the Cavs, are an NBA team based in Cleveland. The Cavaliers compete as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division. The team began play as an expansion team in 1970, along with the Portland Trail Blazers and Buffalo Braves. Home games were first held at Cleveland Arena from 1970 to 1974, followed by the Richfield Coliseum from 1974 to...

The Cleveland Cavaliers, often referred to as the Cavs, are an NBA team based in Cleveland. The Cavaliers compete as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division. The team began play as an expansion team in 1970, along with the Portla...

1970

Nick Mileti

10/14/1970 vs. the Buffalo Braves (L 92-107)

John Johnson

Bill Fitch

15-67

Cleveland Arena

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