Cleveland Cavaliers Royalty Transitions From Kings of the NBA to Jokers

August 5th, 2010 by Brandon Ribak Leave a reply »

From 2008-2010 the Cleveland Cavaliers enjoyed tremendous success throughout the regular season, winning a combined league-best 127 games during the two year span.

With LeBron James as the face of not only the franchise but of the entire NBA, Cleveland received the prestigious honors of airing a total of 51 of its regular season games on national television throughout the two seasons, ranking second to only the Los Angeles Lakers who aired a combined 52 times.

The Cavaliers attendance ranked second in the NBA last season and according to RealGM, when on the road, the Cavaliers routinely sold out arenas with an average increase of 2,500 more fans than on average.

The Cavaliers organization managed to build a prominent fan base around James, bringing in talent upon request to help carry the team to its first NBA Finals trophy.

After LeBron James announced on national television this offseason that he would no longer be a part of his hometown team, Dan Gilbert, the Cavaliers players, and the fans have been forced to transition from Kings of the NBA to Jokers.

With LeBron James' name no longer heard of in the same ...

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