The Cleveland Cavaliers, often called the Cavs, is the professional basketball team that represents the city of Cleveland, Ohio. This American professional basketball team first formed in 1970 and were added to the NBA (National Basketball Association) as an expansion team. Since forming this team has gone on to produce a number of stars and is often credited for drafting big name eventual all-stars such as Brad Duagherty, Mark Price, Austin Carr and of course the team’s biggest star to date; LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers have also had basketball greats such as Shaquille O’Neal, Walt Fraizer and Nate Thurmond on their team as well. They have gone on to retire six different numbers during their time as a team as well.