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2017 Schedule
1-0, 1st in Central
Two big wins cap an epic night in Cleveland (1:42)
A timeline of Cleveland's historic sports night (0:57)
J.R. Smith calls Cavs' opening night 'special' (3:31)
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7hKevin Van Valkenburg

The night Cleveland ruled the sports world

What happens when a city finally tastes success after a lifetime of sports heartbreak? If Tuesday night in Cleveland is any indication, they throw one great party.

Cavs celebrate championship, dispatch Knicks (1:24)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Love shows off this championship spoils.

LeBron pleased with Miller's strikeout to end seventh (0:20)
LeBron made sure to not take night for granted (0:42)
Cavs celebrate championship with ring ceremony (0:51)
LeBron had himself a little dunk contest against the Knicks (1:29)
LeBron puts on a show against the Knicks (0:48)

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

It's been a loud night in Cleveland, and with good reason.


Cavs Postgame Extra

Jon Barry and Marc Kestecher recap the Cavs Opening Night win over the Knicks.

Stephen A. says Knicks 'ill-equipped' to deal with Cavs (2:03)

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

During the break between the top and bottom halves of the sixth inning, the Progressive Field Jumbotron played LeBron's message during the Cavs' ring ceremony.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

The Cavaliers' humongous video board is serving as the best view of the World Series outside of Progressive Field itself.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

As the Cavs game lets out, they move towards Progressive Field. Thousands now watching game on big TVs between arena and stadium

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

After putting up 23 points and 12 rebounds in Cleveland's 117-88 win over New York on ring night, Kevin Love tells the crowd in The Q: "It's hard to put into words what tonight meant."

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Roberto Pérez homered right as the Cavs-Knicks game went to timeout, meaning the fans still in The Q got to see the Indians catcher round the bases. They're showing the World Series game on the scoreboards during every timeout -- and will show it on the Humungotron when the basketball game ends.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James opens up the 2016-17 season with his 43rd career triple-double (19p 11r 14a) to tie him with Fat Lever for 6th all-time. Decent.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

LeBron James draws a huge ovation from the crowd as he pulls down his 10th rebound, giving him his 43rd career regular-season triple-double. He checks out shortly after, likely done for the night with 19 points, 11 boards and 14 assists.

Team Stats

Points Per Game117.02nd
Rebounds Per Game51.02nd
Assists Per Game31.01st
Points Allowed88.01st

Team History


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