The Cleveland Cavaliers resume their season on Wednesday night, when they play the New Orleans Hornets at Quicken Loans Arena.

The Cavs begin post-All-Star-break play with a 16-37 record. New Orleans is 19-34.

It's a key week on the NBA calendar. The trade deadline is on Thursday at 3 p.m. Cleveland time.

Plain Dealer and cleveland.com Cavaliers coverage includes Bill Livingston's column that it would make a lot of sense for LeBron James to return to the Cavaliers; Mary Schmitt Boyer's story on Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving scoring 15 points in Sunday night's All-Star Game; Schmitt Boyer's All-Star Game Insider, featuring Irving; Bud Shaw's radio interview on 92.3 The Fan, talking about the possibility of LeBron James returning to the Cavaliers.

With the trade deadline approaching, David Zavac, for Fear The Sword, answers readers' questions about what the Cavs might do and about other roster issues.

Guards Wayne Ellington and Shaun Livingston have played well coming off the bench for the Cavs. Ellington was acquired in a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies last month; Livingston was signed off waivers in December.