But before fans put too much stock in the outcome, they should remember last year.
Last season the Cavaliers were basically unbeatable, especially at home and cruised through the opening rounds of the playoffs.
All signs pointed towards a championship series with the Lakers.
But we all know what happened.
For Cavaliers fans, they shouldn't get too worked up either way whether the Cavs win or lose against the Lakers.
What really matters is staying healthy then playing the best basketball come the start of the playoffs.
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