Cavaliers to relocate G-League’s Canton Charge

Mascot and fans take in a Canton Charge game. Photo courtesy visitcanton.com

The Cavaliers are relocating their G-League affiliate from Canton to Cleveland.

The Charge will not play their home games will now be played at Cleveland State’s Wolstein Center, as Jason Lloyd of The Athletic reports.

The G-League squad was founded in 2001 as the Huntsville Flight. In 2005, they moved to Albuquerque as the Thunderbirds and later were reestablished as the New Mexico Thunderbirds (one season playing in Rio Rancho) until 2011 when they relocated to Canton as the Charge.

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