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Teague Leads Hawks Over Cavaliers 98-96 In Preseason Opener

Atlanta Hawks' Jeff Teague (0) passes away from Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert (4) and Timofey Mozgov during the second half in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Atlanta Hawks' Jeff Teague (0) passes away from Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert (4) and Timofey Mozgov during the second half in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Credit Ron Schwane / Associated Press
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Jeff Teague scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half and the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-96 in the preseason opener for both teams.

J.R. Smith had 15 points and James Jones added 13 for the Cavaliers, who swept Atlanta in the Eastern Conference finals last season. LeBron James had eight points and seven rebounds in 22 minutes for Cleveland.

Al Horford scored 15 points and Kent Bazemore had 12 for the Hawks.