The 14-year vet will retire at season's end and the Cavs chose to honor Frye in a multitude of ways.
Prior to tipoff, Kevin Love and former teammate Richard Jefferson presented Frye with a framed sketch of himself holding the Larry O'Brien Trophy.
All Cavs players wore a custom Frye shooting shirt during warmups and head coach Larry Drew gave him the start.
Frye didn't wait too long to reward his coach, knocking down a 3-pointer just 39 seconds into the game. The basket made Frye the 36th player in NBA history to record 4,000 career rebounds and 1,000 triples.
The love affair continued with Love rocking his longtime teammate's college jersey as he checked into the game.
Frye was selected eighth overall by the New York Knicks in the 2005 NBA Draft out of Arizona. The 35-year-old averaged 12.3 points per contest on 47.7 percent shooting en route to earning All-Rookie first-team honors in the 2005-06 season.
Frye played for six different teams over his NBA career and won a championship with the Cavs in 2015-16. While he considered ending his career on a contender, Frye ultimately didn't feel right hanging it up anywhere other than Cleveland.
"If this is going to be my last year, I gotta go back," Frye told Love of his free-agency decision on Fox Sports Ohio. "There's no ifs, ands, or buts."
Frye was averaging 3.4 points in 9.4 minutes per contest across 34 appearances this year entering Sunday's play.