2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
51-31, 1st in Central
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9hDave McMenamin

LeBron eyes another Finals 'challenge' vs. GS

LeBron James knows he and the Cavaliers will face a challenge in the NBA Finals from the Warriors. But James has faced tough tests before in his postseason career.

LeBron: No one's taken 2 different franchises to 4 Finals (0:59)
LeBron knows about legendary teams (1:06)

Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

LeBron James says, "I am honored and happy to be apart of the Finals again."

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Last year's NBA Finals saw Kyrie Irving hold the edge over Steph Curry in a handful of notable statistical categories. So far this postseason, Curry is averaging 28.6 PPG with a field goal percentage of 50.2 compared to Irving's 24.5 PPG on 46.6 percent shooting.

Did You Know: LeBron looking to climb Finals rankings (0:25)

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In the last 20 years, there has been a difference in days of rest before the Finals of at least three days nine times. The more-rested team in these situations has a 5-4 series record, including the Cavaliers' win last season (five days to the Warriors' two).

Love: 'Underdog thing is funny to me' (1:09)
Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
1dDave McMenamin

Love: Cavs' underdog label 'funny to me'

Kevin Love took exception to the idea that the Cavs are heavy underdogs against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, noting that the Cavs enter the series as the defending champions.

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Limited time between games doesn't faze LeBron James. The King's offensive numbers have fluctuated very little between one, two, or three or more days of rest this season.

Warriors y Cavaliers, de vuelta a la Final (1:20)
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3dMartín Bater | ESPN Digital

Los 10 mejores partidos de LeBron James en los playoffs

En Cleveland lo veneran, en Miami lo recuerdan, y la NBA lo ha inmortalizado como máximo anotador de la historia de los playoffs. Estos son 10 de los partidos más memorables que lo llevaron a la cima superando a Michael Jordan.

Love on Green: He has us next Thursday (1:13)
Davis ranks LeBron ahead of KD and Curry (2:34)
Brown compares his 'full-circle' career to Lion King (0:56)

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The Cavs' and Warriors' offenses have been tough to slow down in this year's playoffs. Golden State has averaged more points per game, but Cleveland has the edge in efficiency.

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2dMicah Adams

Is Cavs-Warriors Round 3 the most star-studded Finals ever?

For only the third time, the NBA Finals will feature seven players who made the All-Star team in the same season. So, is Cavs-Warriors the most starry Finals matchup ever? Micah Adams ranks the top 10.

Cavs, Warriors trilogy won't disappoint (3:39)

Joe Vardon, Cleveland.com

Joe tells Freddie that the Cavs and Warriors can downplay a rivalry all they want, but their actions speak differently.

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The Warriors and Cavaliers went a combined 24-1 on their way to the Finals. That's the fewest combined losses by two teams entering the Finals under the current playoff format (since 1984).

LeBron's remarkable playoff performance (1:15)

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There's a reason the Warriors and Cavs are entering the NBA Finals with a combined playoff record of 24-1 this season. Their opponents haven't stood much of a chance.

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.34th
Rebounds Per Game43.812th
Assists Per Game22.713th
Points Allowed107.220th

Team History