Cleveland Cavaliers Collecting and Fan Guide

Cleveland Cavaliers

Franchise Founded: 1970
Championships: 0
Team Collectibility Rating: 8.5


Overview

2005-06 Exquisite Collection Limited Logos Lebron James #LLLJ #:50The Cleveland Cavaliers may still be without an NBA title, but the team has been in the basketball spotlight for many years thanks to LeBron James. With James back on board, the team looks to be a frontrunner for NBA success going forward and a collecting hotbed.

The team first emerged in 1970 as an NBA expansion team. Just a few years later, the Cavs made it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals in 1975-76, but that is the furthest they would progress until the King arrived.

Even though they were unable to bring home a championship, Cleveland enjoyed a consistent winning period in the late-80s and early-to-mid-90s. Things unraveled heading into the new millennium and culminated with a particularly terrible season in 2002-03, in which the team went 17-65.

The Cavaliers would turn that forgettable season into the number one overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, selecting Akron's own LeBron James. From there, Cleveland became one of the most relevant teams in basketball because of their new superstar. Although the team attempted to surround LBJ with talent and help him bring Cleveland their first title, they still came up short. LeBron James left in free agency to join the Miami Heat, causing a huge rift in the fan base that had built around him and the team.

Once again, Cleveland returned to bad basketball, nearly matching their terrible record from 2002-03 and winning the number one overall pick. This time they selected Kyrie Irving, an immensely talented, but injury-prone point guard. Although the team kept adding young talent, they regularly found themselves in the lottery thanks to four consecutive losing seasons.

The 2014 offseason marked a significant turning point for the team as LeBron James returned to his original team, immediately making the Cavs favorites for the NBA title and putting all eyes on Cleveland. The team was not done, later orchestrating a trade for perennial All-Star Kevin Love in exchange for some of their stockpile of young talent, including two number one overall picks, Anthony Bennett and Andrew Wiggins.

While LeBron James already won titles with Miami, he came home to win more in Cleveland. Now in his prime, anything less than several more NBA championships will be viewed as a failure. If the team produces as expected, collecting interest in the team will explode.

Collectors have plenty of options when it comes to merchandise and collectibles for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Using the tabs above, check out the top Cavs' players to collect, top merchandise and jersey options, autograph guide, game tickets and the most watched Cleveland Cavaliers cards and memorabilia on eBay.

TTM Autographs

Another option for collectors looking to get autographs is TTM or "Through the mail." A complete guide to the process can be seen here: How to Get (Almost) Free Autographs Through the Mail.

Although it is not a lock, Cavs' fans looking to take advantage of this can try their luck with current players and coaches using the following address:

"Insert Specific Player/Coach/Executive"
c/o Cleveland Cavaliers
Quicken Loans Arena
1 Center Court
Cleveland, OH 44115-4001

Top eBay Listings

Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving Bobblehead 2015 Giveaway
$14.99

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS JERSEY STYLE SHIRT SIZE YOUTH 16 18
$7.99

Cleveland Cavaliers Kevin Love Bobblehead 2015 Giveaway
$45.99

Kyrie Irving # 2 Cleveland Cavaliers Crazy Light Fashion Swingman Youth Jersey
$47.99

Lebron James personalized #23 Cleveland Cavaliers LongBill Hat - New
$24.99

Matthew "DELLY" Dellavedova Autographed NBA Finals Cap CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
$85.00

Authentic Pro Cut LeBron James Cavs Navy NBA Tip Off Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers
$1,000.00

Cleveland Cavaliers Central Division Eastern Conf. NBA Tag Red Graphic Tee XL
$14.95

LeBRON JAMES CLEVELAND CAVALIERS CAVS NIKE JERSEY MENS LARGE SEWN LOGOS
$129.99

LeBRON JAMES CLEVELAND CAVALIERS CAVS NIKE JERSEY XXL MENS 2XL SEWN LOGOS
$119.99

Lebron James #23 Adidas Cleveland Cavaliers Adidas Mens (Large) Only
$21.99

Cleveland # 23 LeBRON JAMES CAVS & JOE HADEN BROWNS JERSEYS KIDS LARGE NEW
$52.00

NWT Cleveland Cavaliers Logo T Shirt Color-wine Size- Large
$20.00

NWT Cleveland Cavaliers Tshirt Youth XL Gray With Camo Logo
$17.00

NWT Cleveland Cavaliers Logo T Shirt Color-wine Size- Medium
$20.00

New Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers Crazy Light Swingman Adidas Jersey M
$60.00
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Fan Gear

Cleveland Cavaliers Jerseys & Gear Guide

Looking for something to support your team? There are tons of options for Cleveland Cavaliers' fans across all budgets. Normal price ranges are noted when available. View a complete breakdown of the jersey options using our detailed NBA jersey guide.

Cleveland Cavaliers Jersey Guide

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Cleveland Cavaliers Signature Sneakers

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Cleveland Cavaliers T-Shirts & Hats

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Top eBay Listings

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$14.44

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$14.44

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$14.44

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$14.44

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$14.44

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$14.44

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$14.44

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89

King James Basketball Jersey Cleveland Cavaliers 23 Lebron Mens T-Shirt
$11.89
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Cards

Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball Card Guide

The team does boast several home-grown All-Stars and a few NBA greats who spent their last years with the team, but for collectors the Cavaliers are all about LeBron James. View cards for the top former and current players below.

Top Former Players & Coaches

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Other Cleveland Cavaliers All-Time Greats

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1978-79 Topps Walt Frazier

Top Current Players

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Autographs

Cleveland Cavaliers Autograph Guide

When shopping for autographed items, it is highly recommended to only purchased signed pieces that have been authenticated by a reputable company. Top options include PSA, JSA, Mounted Memories, UDA, Panini Authentic and Tristar.

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Signed Cleveland Cavaliers Photographs

Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving Signed Photograph

Signed Cleveland Cavaliers Jerseys

Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James Signed Jersey

Signed Cleveland Cavaliers Sneakers

LeBron James Signed Sneakers

Signed Cleveland Cavaliers Basketballs

Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving Signed Basketball

Top eBay Listings

Cleveland Cavaliers Daniel Gibson SIGNED photo! w coa & hologram! Cavs
$22.99

Cleveland Cavaliers Timberwolves Kevin Love Signed 16x20 Game Winning Shot
$149.95

LeBRON JAMES Signed Cleveland Cavaliers "The Show" Picture UDA
$1,495.00

C J Miles Cleveland Cavaliers 8x10 signed autographed photo with COA
$20.00

C J Miles Cleveland Cavaliers 8x10 signed autographed photo with COA cjm2
$20.00

LUKE HARANGODY CLEVELAND CAVALIERS signed autographed 8x10
$20.00

Daniel Gibson Cleveland Cavaliers 8x10 signed autographed photo with COA dg2
$20.00

Tristan Thompson Signed Cleveland Cavaliers Floor Board w COA Texas
$49.95

Tristan Thompson Signed Cleveland Cavaliers Floor Board w COA Texas A
$49.95

Tristan Thompson Signed Cleveland Cavaliers Floor Board w COA Texas B
$49.95

Tristan Thompson Signed Cleveland Cavaliers Floor Board w COA Texas C
$49.95

JOE HARRIS Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball Signed + Framed Logo Floor Virginia
$24.99

KYRIE IRVING Cleveland Cavaliers Signed 8X10 Glossy Photo All Star Game
$38.99

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS KYRIE IRVING 10X30 AUTOGRAPHED CANVAS PICTURE WITH COA
$175.00

Kyrie Irving Signed Auto 11x14 Photo Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Uncle Drew
$149.99

Mark Price Signed Auto 11x14 Photo Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Georgia Tech
$99.99
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Tickets

Cleveland Cavaliers Game Tickets

If you are looking for tickets to see the Cleveland Cavaliers play, it might be an overwhelming experience. Luckily for fans, NBA teams play a ton of games, all over the country. After selecting a specific game, the first thing to decide is how much you want to spend and where you want to sit in the arena.

Cleveland Cavaliers Seating Chart

From there, it can get messy given all the choices for purchasing tickets. With that in mind, we have complied the best options for buying tickets. Simply follow the link to each ticket source for any available Cleveland Cavaliers tickets. Be aware that the NBA regular season basically runs from November to April and the playoffs continue until mid-June.

Hot List

Cleveland Cavaliers Hot List

Check out the most watched Cleveland Cavaliers cards, gear and memorabilia on eBay. The guide is constantly updated with real-time information, so bookmark this page for future reference.

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More Info

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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. In more recent years he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute or Google+.

User Comments

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