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Cavs pay respects to departed 'Game of Thrones' character

Thanks to finishing their series agains the Toronto Raptors in six games, the Cleveland Cavaliers are free to do whatever they'd like on Sunday night -- including watching the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones." From the looks of Kevin Love's Instagram account, they'll be doing just that, while mourning the absence of a particular character.

(Spoiler alert if you're a few episodes behind on Season 6...)

Never forget. Hodor. 🚪🚪🚪 #holdthedoor

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Love and Iman Shumpert aren't the only "Game of Thrones" fans on the team. Channing Frye watches the show regularly and even listed Hodor as his favorite character. However, according to Toronto-based writer Alex Wong, Frye had the Hodor revelation spoiled for him by a combination of the internet (via the ubiquitous 'Crying Jordan' meme) and Love himself.

Avoiding spoilers could become a problem for the Cavaliers as they move into the NBA Finals. Next week's episode airs the same time as Game 2, and a potential Game 7 would take place at the same time as the ninth episode of the season -- historically the most pivotal of a season of "Game of Thrones."