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Irving, Cavs down slumping Hawks
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Kyrie Irving poured in a game-high 33 points on Wednesday, including 18 in the third quarter to help the Cleveland Cavaliers claim a 99-83 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Quicken Loans Arena.
Alonzo Gee knocked down five 3-pointers en route to 15 points, while Tyler Zeller and Tristan Thompson each posted double-doubles for the Cavs, who had lost five of their last six.
Zeller finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds, while Thompson tallied 11 points and 14 boards.
Josh Smith stuffed the stat sheet with 17 points, eight rebounds, six blocks and four assists. Jeff Teague donated 15 points and eight assists in the setback, Atlanta's fourth in a row.
01/09 21:17:57 ET