Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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OPENING TIP The Cavs are riding a two-game winning streak for the first time this season, and theyve done it without Anderson Varejao. Thats a good thing, considering Varejaos bruised knee will keep him out of both games this weekend (the Cavs play Saturday at Brooklyn). The Hawks have also won two in a row, including Wednesdays double-overtime thriller vs. Detroit. This is their first visit to Cleveland since Danny Ferry became GM over the summer. Venue: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland TVRadio: 7 p.m. FOX Sports OhioWTAM All-Time Series: Hawks lead, 109-94. STARTING LINEUPS ATLANTA HAWKS (17-9) C Al Horford PF Josh Smith SF Kyle Korver SG Lou Williams PG Jeff Teague CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (7-23) C Tyler Zeller PF Tristan Thompson SF Alonzo Gee SG Dion Waiters PG Kyrie Irving Pregame notes: Thompson is averaging 13.0 points and 12.8 rebounds, and shooting 50 percent, during the previous four games. He hit the go-ahead basket (and ensuing free throw) in the Cavs 87-84 win over ...
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