Rockets vs. Cavaliers Start Time Moved Due to 2016 World Series Game 6

October 31st, 2016 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

The start of Tuesday's game between the Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers has been moved to 6 p.m. ET to accommodate fans who want to watch Game 6 of the World Series. 

"CLE, we fought hard to move @cavs tip to 6pm. tomorrow so you wouldn't be torn. @cavs game should end by 2nd inning. Can't wait, @Indians!" Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wrote in a tweet Monday.

The game was originally scheduled for a 7:10 p.m. tipoff. The Cleveland Indians can clinch their first World Series since 1948 with a win over the Chicago Cubs. Their game is scheduled to begin at Progressive Field at 8 p.m.

This is the second time the Cavaliers have pushed up their start time to accommodate the Indians. Cleveland's opening-night ring ceremony coincided with Game 1 of the World Series. The NBA moved up festivities by a half-hour so fans could watch the ceremony and opening tip while also catching Cleveland in the World Series.

Even Cavaliers players and coaches have admitted to watching Indians games while they're on the bench. Gilbert said Monday that the team will broadcast Game 6 on its ...

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