When the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season kicks off in eight days, a championship banner will be raised at Quicken Loans Arena. And from owner Dan Gilbert, we have a sneak peek of it:
It’s simple - it’s wine, gold and white and there’s the Cavs logo with the Larry O’Brien there in place of the sword - but it’s special. This is the banner that represents the Cavs breaking Clevleand’s 52 year title drought, the banner that represents LeBron James fulfilling his promise to Cleveland and the entire mood of a city being changed. When this banner goes up, it represents what is the best sporting moment in Cleveland history. And remember: it happened after the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead.
The banner will go up into the Q’s rafters next week on Oct. 25 when the Cavaliers take on the New York Knicks in the season opener. The team will also receive their title rings that night.