CLEVELAND (WJW) – After losing Game 1, 3 and 4 to the New York Knicks, the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to show why they’re in the playoffs for the first time since 2018 in Game 5 of the series Wednesday.
Here are details for the remaining playoff games for the No. 4 Cavaliers versus the No. 5 New York Knicks best-of-seven series matchup, which we know is at least heading to a Game 5.
See moments from the playoff games so far below:
As more information is learned, we’ll keep you updated, but here’s what we know so far.
Game 5 – Round 1 (Eastern Conference)
The Cavs are coming back to Cleveland for Game 5 Wednesday at 7 p.m. If they do not win, the series is over.
“It’s not over with,” Donovan Mitchell told reporters after a disappointing Game 4. “It sucks, the way we lost sucks. But ultimately, we can’t hang our head and give up, we’re not that type of group.”
Rest of the Round 1 schedule
The series game format is 2-2-1-1-1. It remains to be clear if we’ll need more than a Game 5.
Should the Cavs make it through the first round, it’s a long road ahead. The 2023 NBA Finals are scheduled to start June 1.
Fans of all ages are invited to Tower City in downtown Cleveland for a free tailgate party starting three hours before every home game. Expect face-painting opportunities, live entertainment and prizes. For those with tickets to the game, the RTA walkway is going to be open into the FieldHouse.
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse will host watch parties for the Cleveland Cavaliers playoff road games for Round 1 of the 2023 NBA Playoffs. Tickets are $5. There is a six-ticket limit per person. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.
How can I get tickets?
As it’s been five years since the Cavs made a playoff appearance, and there are no guarantees of how far they’ll go this time around, tickets aren’t exactly cheap (although it’s all relative). Find ticket information right here.
How can I watch if I’m not at the game?
Those who don’t have that channel should head to a friend’s watch party or a local sports bar or go home, you know, your parents have cable. See the rest of the announced TV lineups in the chart above.
Find Cavaliers’ playoff updates right here.