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Cavs Beat Hawks Extending Their Winning Streak to 10


NBA – The Cleveland Cavaliers ended their losing skid over the Atlanta Hawks after a 121 – 114 win in their second meeting of this season at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The Hawks have beaten the Cavaliers in their last three meetings which the first two games were dated back last season and the last game this early season in a down to wire game which favor the Hawks 107 – 105 at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

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The win improves the Cavaliers standings to 15 wins and 7 losses currently 3rd in the Eastern Conference Standings behind the Detroit Piston and league best record Boston Celtics.

The win also extended the Cavaliers season best 10 – game winning streak the second best winning streak this season behind the Boston Celtics 16 – game winning streak.

LeBron James comes out the game strong as he posted 24 points, 6 rebounds and 13 assists in a very impressive 8 of 11 field goal shooting after disappointing last game first ejection of his illustrious NBA Career. 

Kevin Love also posted a double double game performance with 25 points and 16 rebounds. Meanwhile, Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder leads all scorers with 27 points, 2 rebounds and 5 assist.

In the 1st quarter, both teams have a high scoring quarter, especially the Cavaliers where they tied their season best of 42 pts. Against the Hawks 35 pts. LeBron James starts strong in the game after a frustrating last game first ejection of his NBA career with 11 points.

In the 2nd quarter the home team outscored the visiting team 32 – 21 outscoring by as much as 11 points to take the lead at the half 67 – 63. Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder leads all scorers with 17 points while LeBron James and Jae Crowder finish with 13 points each at the half.

In the 3rd quarter, the Cavaliers turn the table outscoring the home team by 13 points to end the quarter leading by 99 – 90.

In the 4th quarter, the Cavaliers were already in control of the game, posting a double digit lead and preventing a late run for the home team that eventually ended Cavaliers struggles over the Hawks to end team match up of 3 game losing skid and continues their winning streak.

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