Hawks score first preseason win, spoil Cavaliers debut of Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose
The Cavaliers had Dwyane Wade but were without LeBron James in their first preseason game. AP

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.

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