Cleveland Cavaliers: Top 10 Must-See Matchups for the 2015-16 Season

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The 2015-16 NBA schedule was announced on Wednesday evening, with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors topping all teams with 25 national television appearances.

With that many games on tap, audiences across the country will once again get a chance to check out how LeBron James does in his quest to bring home the franchise’s first-ever championship for the city of Cleveland.

The most prominent games feature some of the teams that the Cavs either need to get past or could face if they’re able to reach the NBA Finals for the second year in a row. Here are the top 10 matchups for the 2015-16 campaign.

10. Chicago Bulls, January 23

LeBron vs. Chicago Bulls

A little bit of history will be attached to the Bulls’ first appearance at Quicken Loans Arena during the 2015-16 season. That’s because this game will have the distinction of being the first of ABC’s nationally televised series of Saturday night games. Given the battles that took place during the last postseason between these two squads, the matchups figure to make for a very interesting night.

Next: Indiana Pacers, February 1

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Brad Sullivan is a lead writer for Cavaliers Nation. He has spent much of life in the Cleveland, Ohio area, and has remained a Cavalier fan from their 1970 beginnings through the return of LeBron James. While that fandom was sorely tested during the Reign of Error known simply by one word, Stepien, that overall historical perspective will be part of his writing for Cavaliers Nation in the months ahead.