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Cavaliers to give championship rings to over 1,000 employees

Dan Gilbert is feeling generous.

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers-Championship Celebration David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

When the Cleveland Cavaliers receive their championship rings on opening night, the players, coaches and front office won’t be the only ones receiving rings.

According to Joe Vardon of, owner Dan Gilbert will give over 1,000 rings to full and part-time employees who work for the Cavs or Quicken Loans Arena. The rings won’t be a diamond encrusted ring like the players get, but it’s a championship ring just the same.

Here’s a look at the Cavs’ title ring:

Team employees have known about the rings for a month. According to Vardon, they were notified about a month ago at a company event.