Cavaliers Schedule 2012: Cleveland Faces Three Game Week

The Cleveland Cavaliers only have three games this week, and two of them are against losing teams.

At 16-23, the Cleveland Cavaliers need a boost to get themselves back into the playoff discussion they were cracking a few weeks back. They've now won three straight games, which is a start. Of course, it would have been better had it not followed a six game losing streak, but beggars can't be choosers. They get three games this week to boost their stock some more.

Tuesday will be the best chance for a win this week for the Cavs, against the 13-28 Toronto Raptors. Cleveland at home has been pretty good and Toronto on the road hasn't, so it's a favorable matchup for the Cavs. Plus, the Raptors are coming off of two really bad games.

Wednesday the Cavs travel out to Milwaukee to face the Bucks. Milwaukee is barely hanging on in the Central Division and has been the recipient of a ton of trade rumors, mostly centered around Brandon Jennings. Still mediocre, the Bucks just need to do something to shake it up in Wisconsin.

Following the back to back the Cavs have only one weekend game, a Sunday tie against the Atlanta Hawks.

For more on the Cleveland Cavaliers, check out Fear The Sword. For more on the NBA in general, head to the NBA hub at sbnation.com/NBA.

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