Although the NBA is in the midst of a lockout and the two sides appear to be making relatively no progress towards a new CBA agreement, the league has decided to announce the schedule for next season. At 2 PM EST on Tuesday, the NBA released the schedule for the upcoming season that may or may not happen.
You might be tempted to think that since the schedule is being announced, the league intends on coming to an agreement at some point in the near future. Unfortunately, this is not the case. The two sides remain incredibly far apart on a number of issues. By seeing the schedule for 2011-12 season, all it really does is make NBA fans even more anxious for new basketball action. When I see the opening night match-ups and potential Christmas Day games, I can't help but think what a ridiculous shame it would be to miss those games due to the lockout. Regardless, take a look and see what games the Cavaliers might end up playing once the CBA is settled.
The Cavaliers will open the season against the Boston Celtics in Boston on November 2nd. The Cavaliers' home opening is November 4th against the Toronto Raptors. Cleveland has a total of 4 nationally televised games (3 on NBAtv, 1 on ESPN)
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