Cleveland Cavaliers release the first half of their 2020-2021 schedule

Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse will allow 300 fans to start the season.

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers will open the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, Dec. 23 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse against the Charlotte Hornets at 7:00 p.m. ET with 300 fans in attendance.

The Cavaliers are slated to play 38 games in the First Half schedule, including 19 home contests.
Cleveland will also host six weekend dates at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse comprised of three Friday games (Jan. 15 vs. New York, Jan. 22 vs. Brooklyn and Feb. 5 vs. Milwaukee), one Saturday game (Feb. 6 vs. Milwaukee) and two Sunday games (Dec. 27 vs. Philadelphia and Feb. 21 vs. Oklahoma City).
Highlights of the home schedule in the First Half of the season include a visit from the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers on Jan. 25 and a matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers on Feb. 3.
Cleveland will host the Brooklyn Nets (Jan. 20 and Jan. 22) in consecutive games at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, as well as back-to-back home meetings against the Milwaukee Bucks (Feb. 5 and Feb. 6).
During the 19-game road schedule of the First Half, the Cavaliers will play several outings during the holidays with matchups against Indiana Pacers on Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve), Washington Wizards on Jan. 18 (MLK Day) and Los Angeles Clippers on Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day). For the full schedule click here.

The Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse also released their Safety Protocols and Procedures today, allowing a maximum of 300 fans into the arena to start the season.
Those tickets will initially be available to the families and associates of players and coaches. There will be a small amount available for season ticket holders for each game.
Fans will not be allowed at the two preseason games at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.
Every ticket will be contactless mobile ticketing and have a required gate for the ticket holder to enter and exit the building. Fans will be seated in pods and Cash will not be accepted at any stand inside the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. Fans will be required to wear facemasks at all times, unless they are eating and drinking in designated areas inside the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.

Some of the information in this article was courtesy of the Cleveland Cavaliers

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