Cleveland Cavaliers News: 2022-23 Home Opener against Washington Wizards, 7 PM on October 23

October 19, 2022

The much anticipated 2022-23 season of Cavs basketball will usher in a new era for the Wine & Gold with a young and spirited team ready to LET EM KNOW!  The home court action begins when the Cavs host the Washington Wizards in the season Home Opener this Sunday, October 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse!

Fans can expect a lot of fun and excitement in a season that promises to be filled with high-energy on the court, fueled by award-winning game presentation and a line-up of premium giveaways and special theme nights.  

All fans in attendance for the Sunday Home Opener will receive a LET EM KNOW t-shirt presented by Cleveland Clinic and a LET EM KNOW rally towel presented by Cleveland-Cliffs.

What’s Happening Around the FieldHouse

Fans can also look forward to some new delicious spaces around Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, as well as some exciting new additions in the coming months, including:

P St. Market Café

Making its debut during the Home Opener, P St. Market Café is a play on Chef Karen Small’sPearl Street Wine Market and Café, her latest restaurant venture with partner Jill Davis (of Toast) which occupies Karen’s former Flying Fig and Market space in Ohio City. The new eatery will replace Small’s former concept, Market at the Fig, in the South Neighborhood on the Street Level Concourse next to Chef Tiwanna Scott-Williams’ Pearl’s Kitchen.

P St. Market Café will remain focused on locally-sourced, sustainable ingredients and will continue to feature some Fig classics like Karen’s Turkey Sandwich and her Corned Beef Rueben, and introduce some new favorites like Tomato Bisque with Grilled Cheese and the P St. House Salad with grilled chicken, glazed bacon and roasted garlic parmesan dressing.

More Options at CLE/MKT

Also new for this season, the CLE/MKT on the Street Level Concourse will feature even more healthier grab and go meals, treats and more, including:

  • A fun candy wall
  • Locally-sourced vegan ice cream
  • Plant-based wraps and salads from previous Taste of Black Cleveland participant Koncious Kuisine
  • A Blackened Chicken & Rice Wrap from Pearl’s Kitchen
  • The famous Turkey Sandwich from P St. Market Café

Cavaliers Team Shop

The Cavaliers Team Shop is currently in the process of being completely reimagined and will re-open early next year. A Cavs Team Shop satellite location will also be announced in the near future, but in the meantime, ticketed fans can still grab their Cavs gear during home games atTeam Shop stands located in the following locations:

Street Level Concourse:

  • Portals 1, 7, 12 and 16
  • Northwest Atrium, near the Cavs Championship Court Wall
  • Northeast Atrium, near the Cleveland-Cliffs Entrance

Huntington Club Level:

  • Portal 41

FirstEnergy Loudville:

  • Portal 60
  • Portal 76, near the Budweiser Brew House

Fans can also shop 24/7 at Cavs.com/Shop.

Caesars Sportsbook

The Caesars Sportsbook in the Northwest Atrium will open shortly after the official legalization of sports betting in the State of Ohio on January 1st, 2023. More information coming soon!

2022-23 Season Broadcast Information 

Fans can tune into Bally Sports Ohio for all 80 of Cleveland’s non-nationally exclusive regular season games. John Michael is back to call play-by-play and sitting alongside him will be a rotation of analysts including Cavaliers legends and former All-Stars Austin Carr and Brad Daugherty as well as former head coach Mike FratelloSerena Winters returns as sideline reporter.

Cayleigh Griffin returns to the Cavs Broadcast team as the host of the pregame and postgame editions of Cavaliers Live 30 minutes prior to and immediately following each game. Cavaliers Legend Campy Russell will join Cayleigh at the desk throughout the season, with Carr, Fratello and Winters contributing as well. 

The Wine & Gold also will also make 10 national television appearances this season, including:

·        2 games on TNT (Dec. 6 vs. L.A. Lakers and Feb. 2 vs. Memphis).

·        4 games on ESPN (Nov. 2 vs. Boston, Feb. 10 at New Orleans, March 1 at Boston and March 15 vs. Philadelphia).

·        4 games on NBA TV (Nov. 7 at L.A. Clippers, Dec. 26 vs. Brooklyn, March 10 at Miami and March 21 at Brooklyn).

All games will also stream on the Bally Sports App and, beginning this season, Cavs games will be accessible through Bally Sports+, the all-new standalone streaming subscription service from Bally Sports.  Fans can sign up for a free trial here.

All Cavaliers 2022-23 regular season games will be broadcast on WTAM 1100 AM and 106.9 FM, as well as WMMS 100.7 FM and across the Cavaliers AudioVerse, with play-by-play announcer Tim Alcorn,  game analyst Jim Chones, and studio host for pregame, halftime and postgame Mike Snyder joined by Brad Sellers postgame. WNZN Power 89.1 FM will broadcast all Los Cavs en Español games with Rafa Hernandez-Brito providing the game call.

TICKET INFORMATION & PROMOTIONS

Single game tickets for all 41 regular season home games at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse are on sale NOW at Cavs.com/tickets.

Fans can also take advantage of these special ticket promotions:  


Family Fun Pack presented by Molina Healthcare

Bring the whole family to a Cavs game! The Family Fun Pack presented by Molina Healthcare includes four tickets, each with a $10 food and beverage credit, for just $25 per ticket (Loudville) or $75 (lower level). This deal is available for all Sunday games and additional tickets can be added to packages. Fans can access this deal at Cavs.com/offers.

Cavs Student Pass presented by LECOM

Exclusive ticket offers just for college and high school students! Sign up with a school email at Cavs.com/studentpass to receive last minute ticket offers as low as $10. 

Cavs Fast Break Pass

Score last-minute ticket offers with a text! Fans can text* FASTBREAK to 30594 to receive notifications on when last minute seats become available. ­­

House Guest Sweepstakes presented by Betway

Be our guest! Enter the House Guest Sweepstakes for a chance to win two tickets to a Cavs home game. Fans can also check out Cavs.com/contests for the chance to win Cavs tickets, gear and experiences all season long!

Tickets will be distributed through SeatGeek, the Cavs official ticketing partner.

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