Gone are the days when you'd buy a Cavs' ticket for no other reason than to see the visiting team. Gone are the days when three quarters was torture enough. Gone are the days when you'd scan the upcoming season looking desperately for an opponent with worse prospects or statistical output.
The 2013-2014 schedule, freshly released, is rife with winnable games. The young caballeros look poised to remain a competitive side throughout the year and (barring injury, emotional meltdown or natural disaster) secure a playoff spot.
Here are eight matchups which should be particularly worthwhile live entertainment (and not for reasons you might think).
Which games are you most looking forward to?