DENNIS Schroder had 18 points as Atlanta earned its first preseason victory, beating Cleveland, 109-93, to spoil the Cavaliers debut of Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).
The former All-Star guards both scored seven points, while LeBron James sat out while recovering from a sprained left ankle.
The Cavaliers got a great first impression from Kevin Love in the center spot.
The Cavs are making Love their starting center this season and he began the game with 3-pointers for Cleveland's first two baskets.
Love finished with 12 points and five rebounds in 15 minutes.
HAWKS: Taurean Prince had 15 points and eight rebounds. ... Dewayne Dedmon was 6 for 7 from the field and scored 13 points.
CAVALIERS: Jae Crowder, acquired from Boston in the Kyrie Irving trade, started and scored eight points. ... Iman Shumpert played a little over two minutes off the bench before leaving with a foot injury. ... Kyle Korver shot 1 for 8, 1 for 7 behind the arc, against his former team. ... Rookie Cedi Osman from Turkey had six points in 16 minutes of his debut.
UP NEXT: Atlanta (1-1) visits Detroit on Friday. Cleveland (0-1) hosts Indiana on Friday.