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Game Thread: Hawks at Cavaliers

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers dunks against the Brooklyn Nets during the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers dunks against the Brooklyn Nets during the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

HAWKS AT CAVALIERS

Nov. 8, 2016, 7 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (4-2)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Mike Scott (left knee soreness), Kyle Korver (personal)

Inactives: Splitter, Scott

Cavaliers (6-0)

Kyrie Irving

J.R. Smith

LeBron James

Kevin Love

Tristan Thompson

Injury report: Out – Mo Williams (not with team)

Inactives: Williams, TBA

Officials: Monty McCutchen, Tony Brown, Tre Maddox

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 112-97 home win over the Rockets Saturday. … The Hawks lead the NBA with 12.2 steals per game at 12.2 and have at least 10 in every game this season. … Thabo Sefolsoha leads the NBA in plus/minus rating at plus-76. … Mike Muscala (.716) and Dwight Howard (.617) are the top two in the league in field goal percentage.

From the Cavaliers

The Cavaliers are coming off 102-101 win at the 76ers on Saturday. … The Cavaliers are the NBA’s lone undefeated team. … Including postseason play, the Cavaliers have won 11 straight games over the Hawks. … Through six games, the Cavaliers have made an NBA-highs of 80 3-pointers and 13.3 per game.

TV; Radio: Fox Sports Southeast, NBA TV; 92.9 FM


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