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Game Thread: Cavaliers at Hawks


April 9, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (41-38)

Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Taurean Prince

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out - Thabo Sefolosha (right groin strain); Probable – Paul Millsap (left knee synovitis), Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), Malcolm Delaney (back spasms), Kris Humphries (neck spasms), Dennis Schroder (right mid-foot sprain)

Inactives: Thabo Sefolosha, Ryan Kelly

Cavaliers (51-28)

Kyrie Irving

J.R. Smith

LeBron James

Kevin Love

Channing Frye

Injury report: Out – Tristan Thompson (sprained right thumb)

Inactives: Tristan Thompson, Kay Felder

 Officials: Bill Kennedy, Derrick Collins, LeRoy Richardson

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 114-110 road win over the Cavaliers Friday, their second straight win. … Even without five starters, they held a 55-21 advantage in points from reserver Friday. … They are averaging 118 points in three games against the Cavaliers this season. … Dwight Howard has a .628 field goal percentage, far better than the franchise single-season record of .588 set my Mike Glenn in 1984-85.

From the Cavaliers

The Cavaliers loss to the Hawks Friday snapped a four-game win streak. … LeBron James (1,747 STL) is six steals away from passing Paul Pierce (1,752 STL) for 19Th all-time in NBA history. … Kyrie Irving is averaging 30.0 points on .541 shooting, 6.7 assists and 1.3 steals in 36.0 minutes in three games against the Hawks this season. Kyle Korver leads the NBA in 3-point percentage at .450.

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Chris Vivlamore has been a reporter and editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 2003.