Cleveland Cavaliers


Full NameCleveland Cavaliers

Nick NameCavs


GroundQuicken Loans Arena

Team Owner(s)Dan Gilbert

Prominent PlayersKevin Love, Colin Sexton, Andre Drummond, Cedi Osman


Often regarded as the Cavs, the Cleveland Cavaliers took birth back in 1970 in Cleveland, Ohio. The franchise’s home games took place at Cleveland Arena (1970-74), Richfield Coliseum (1974-94) and Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse (1994 to present). The professional American basketball team comes as a member of the Eastern Conference Central Division. The club struggled through the initial 5 seasons badly and won their first Central Division title in 1976. During 1979 to 1984, the team underwent 6 consecutive seasons with no playoff appearance. Before the current (2022-23) season, the Cleveland Cavaliers appeared in 5 NBA finals but held the trophy once (2016).

Cleveland Cavaliers – Next Game

In the current Regular Season (2022-23), the Cleveland Cavaliers will play Orlando Magic in their next meeting on December 3 (Saturday) at 06:00 AM.

The Cleveland Cavaliers pushed the Philadelphia 76ers to the losing side (1113-85) in their previous match on Thursday. Here is the full schedule.

Cleveland Cavaliers – Roster 2022-23

NamePositionJersey Number
Jarrett AllenC31
Mamadi DiakiteF21
Darius GarlandPG10
Caris LeVertSG3
Robin LopezC33
Kevin LovePF0
Donovan MitchellSG45
Evan MobleyPF4
Isaiah MobleyF15
Raul NetoPG19
Isaac OkoroSF35
Cedi OsmanSF16
Ricky RubioPG13
Lamar StevensF8
Dean WadePF32
Dylan WindlerSG9

Find the roster chart here.

Cleveland Cavaliers – Record – Last 10 Years

SeasonDivision FinishConf. FinishRecordPlayoffs
2012-135th13th24-58Didn’t Qualify
2013-143rd10th33-49Didn’t Qualify
2014-151st2nd53-29Lost NBA Finals
2015-161st1st57-25Won NBA Finals
2016-171st2nd51-31Lost NBA Finals
2017-181st4th50-32Lost NBA Finals
2018-195th14th19-63Didn’t Qualify
2019-205th15th19-46Didn’t Qualify
2020-214th13th22-50Didn’t Qualify
2021-223rd8th44-38Didn’t Qualify

Cleveland Cavaliers – Championships

The Cleveland Cavaliers took 46 years before including its first NBA championship title in the basket. The club made its way to the NBA finals 5 times and was successful in converting only a single occasion in 2016. It won its first Division title in 1976 and has a total of 7 of the same titles till the last season. It was in 2006-07 when the franchise made the first NBA final appearance. After that, the Cleveland Cavaliers reached the NBA finals in 4 consecutive seasons from 2015 to 2018. It also marked 5 Conference titles in 2007, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Popularly Asked Questions

Where do the Cleveland Cavaliers play their home games?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have performed its home games at Cleveland Arena (1970-74), Richfield Coliseum (1974-94) and Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse (1994 to present).

Who is the head coach of the NBA franchise Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers train its players under the supervision of J.B. Bickerstaff.

How many NBA, Division and Conference titles do the Cleveland Cavaliers own?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have one NBA title, 5 Conference titles, and 7 Division titles till the current season.

Which division do the Cleveland Cavaliers represent in the NBA?

The Cleveland Cavaliers represent the Eastern Conference Central Division of the National Basketball Association.

When was the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise developed?

The Cleveland Cavaliers franchise came into existence in 1970 as an expansion team.

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