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Hawks-Cavaliers Game Thread


7:30 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena


Hawks (9-5, 4-2 road)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Kent Bazemore (right ankle sprain); Questionable – Jeff Teague (left ankle sprain); Probable – Kyle Korver (right ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (right ankle rehabilitation)

Inactives: Kent Bazemore, Edy Tavares

Cavaliers (9-3, 6-0 home)

Matthew Dellavedova

J.R. Smith

LeBron James

Kevin Love

Tristan Thompson

Injury report: Out – Kyrie Irving (left patella fracture), Iman Shumpert (right wrist surgery), Timofey Mozgov (right shoulder sprain), Mo Williams (right ankle inflammation)

Inactives: Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert

Officials: Tony Brothers, Mark Ayotte, Ben Taylor

From the Hawks

Jeff Teague will be active and available. If or how much he plays remains to be seen. … The Hawks continue to be second in the NBA is assists at 26.1 per game. … The Hawks are fourth in field goal percentage (.466), fourth in free-throw percentage (.797) and 10th in 3-point percentage (.358), the only team in the NBA ranked in the top 10 in all three categories. … Kyle Korver needs one point to eclipse 9,000 for his career. He also needs 11 3-pointers to tie Peja Stojakovic for 10th in NBA/ABA history.

From the Cavaliers

The Cavs are coming off a 115-100 win over the Bucks Thursday to start a three-game homestand. … LeBron James needs 40 points to pass Reggie Miller (25,279 points) for 18th all-time in NBA history. … James has scored at least 30 points in five of the past seven games. … Kevin Love had a double-double in five of six home games. … The Cavs and Hawks won’t meet again until April, when they play twice in 11 days (April 1 and 11).

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