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Atlanta Hawks Vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game Thread

The Atlanta Hawks look to snap a 3 game losing streak as they travel to Cleveland to take on the Cavaliers.


2012/2013 NBA Regular Season Game #34, Road Game #17
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
7:00 p.m. ET
SportSouth HD, 680 AM/93.7 FM
Probable Starters
Jeff Teague PG Kyrie Irving
Lou Williams SG C.J. Miles
Kyle Korver SF Alonzo Gee
Josh Smith PF Tristan Thompson
Al Horford C Tyler Zeller

Hawks Injury Report: Anthony Morrow (back stiffness) did not participate in Tuesday's practice, and is doubtful for tonight's game. Devin Harris (foot) participated in Tuesday's practice, but did not dress and play. Harris is probable to make his return tonight.

Cavaliers Injury Report: Anderson Varejao (knee) is out. Daniel Gibson (concussion) and Luke Walton (personal matters) are questionable.

Hawks Player(s) to watch: Jeff Teague's struggles continued last night as he scored only 5 points in the game and failed to dish out one assist (first time this season). In the past 5 games, Teague has only averaged 8.2 ppg and 6.0 apg while shooting a dismal 31% from the field. In 2 games against the Cavs this season, Teague has averaged 21.0 ppg, 7.5 apg, 4.0 spg, while shooting 50% from the field.

Cavaliers Player(s) to watch: In their last meeting against each other, Kyrie Irving went off for a game high 28 points while grabbing 6 rebounds, dishing out 5 assists, and recording 4 steals. Dion Waiters is also averaging 19.5 ppg in two games against the Hawks this season.

Additional SB Nation Coverage: SB Nation Atlanta, Fear The Sword