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NBA roundup: Hawks knock off Cavaliers
NBA roundup: Hawks knock off Cavaliers

Al Horford scored 19 points and Kyle Korver made two big three-pointers in the fourth quarter after struggling much of the night, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 106-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night in a game that could be a preview of what's to come in the playoffs. LeBron James and the Cavaliers entered the season as the overwhelming favorite in the Eastern Conference, but the Hawks (49-12) are running away in the standings. They won their sixth in a row and for the 42nd time in the last 48 games. Clearly inspired on a night when Hall of Famer and former Hawks star Dominique Wilkins was honored by the team, Atlanta got plenty of balance and showed again it...

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