This West Coast trip couldn't come at a better time for the Cavaliers. Four of the five teams they'll face, starting with the Utah Jazz on Friday, are far from being a serious contender. More than that, five games in eight nights give the Cavs a chance to bond with the newest member of their team, Luol Deng. The two-time All-Star small forward came over from the Chicago Bulls in the Andrew Bynum deal earlier in the week.
"It's great for him to get to know us, soon and better, and for us to get to know him", head coach Mike Brown said, before the Cavs headed to the airport.