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CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers were handed a surprise Tuesday night.Dennis Schroder scored a career-high 28 points and the Atlanta Hawks gave the reigning NBA champions their first loss of the season, 110-106.Cleveland (6-1) cut into two large second-half deficits, but Atlanta converted clutch shots down the stretch.It was a weird game, said LeBron James, who scored 23 points after having only two in the first half.Atlanta led by 18 points in the third quarter before Cleveland cut the margin to two. The Hawks rebuilt the lead to 15 early in the fourth, but the Cavaliers got within two with 25 seconds remaining.Kent Bazemore, who scored 25 points, hit a jumper from the corner with 7 seconds left and put the game away.Theyve dominated the Eastern Conference for a long time now, Bazemore said. Theyre definitely the measuring stick, and we passed our first test tonight.Atlanta had lost 11 straight to Cleveland, including playoff sweeps the last two seasons.For my two years here, theyve kicked our butts, Bazemore said. This is one of the biggest wins Ive had since Ive been here.Paul Millsap scored 21 points for Atlanta. Dwight Howard, who received four stitches for a bloody lip in the first half, had 17 rebounds.Give them a lot of credit, James said. They played a heck of a game. You know toward the end of the season theyll be right there.Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 29 points while Love added 24, but the Cavaliers were 11 of 42 on 3-point attempts.I think they might have had one of those nights, but our guys were really committed out there, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. Our defense in the first half gave us a cushion, and we were able to hold them off.Cleveland cut a 96-81 deficit to 101-97 on James basket with 3:14 to play. The Hawks scored the next six points, but 3-pointers by James and Irving made it 106-103 with 48 seconds left.Milsaps basket pushed the lead to five, but Love converted a three-point play with 25 seconds remaining before Bazemore hit his clutch shot.Atlanta finished the second quarter on a 22-6 run to lead 53-42. James didnt score until he hit a jumper late in the first half.Atlanta scored the first five points of the third quarter and stretched the lead to 58-42.Hawks guard Kyle Korver did not travel to Cleveland after the birth of his third child Sunday.TIP-INSHawks: Korver is expected to play Wednesday night when Atlanta hosts Chicago. ... C Mike Muscala took a hard fall to the court after a dunk in the first quarter but remained in the game. ... F Mike Scott (left knee) and C Tiago Splitter (right hamstring) remain sidelined, leaving Atlanta with 12 active players.Cavaliers: F Tristan Thompson was scoreless with two rebounds in 25 minutes. .. .G J.R. Smith scored six points and was 2 of 13 from the field. ... Cleveland Indians players Jason Kipnis, Carlos Santana and Michael Brantley attended the game.QUEST FOR HISTORYJames is averaging just under a triple-double, leading to the question if he can do it for an entire season. I dont want to say its impossible, but if there is anyone who can average a triple-double in this day and age, its LeBron, Budenholzer said.BIG MANCleveland coach Tyronn Lue believes signing Howard is an important addition for Atlanta.They have a dominant post presence, Lue said. Hes very physical. Sometimes he demands double-teams if he gets deep in the paint. Hes going to drive fouls on your big men. They also have a shot blocker.UP NEXTHawks: Host Chicago on Wednesday. The Hawks are 3-1 at Philips Arena this season, with their lone loss to the resurgent Lakers.Cavaliers: Visit Washington on Friday. The teams split two games at both Quicken Loans Arena and Verizon Center in 2015-16. Alexei Ramirez Jersey. 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It may be remembered as the most scandalous year in club history, but Parramatta players have vowed not to throw the towel in for the rest of their NRL season.The Eels have nothing to play for but pride over the final six rounds after being knocked out of finals contention in their last-start loss to Gold Coast.But ahead of Saturdays clash against the Wests Tigers, fullback Michael Gordon was one of a number of players who promised not to turn it in as their season from hell heads towards a merciful end.Weve had such a good season and we dont want to just toss in the towel now, Gordon said after a gym session on Wednesday.We still want to show that were a quality team despite everything thats happened and I expect no less on the weekend.The club has lurched from one off-field crisis to the next this season, including the loss of key men Corey Norman (suspension) and Kieran Foran (injury).However, Eels players continue to hang their hats on a relatively successful season on the field, where they have claimed 10 wins from 18 games.If they werentt docked 12 points for cheating the salary cap, Parramatta would be sitting just below pre-season favourites Brisbane in seventh.ddddddddddddGordon said he didnt want to let any teammates down in the Eels final games of 2016.Its having pride in the jersey and pride for yourself and your family, he said.No one wants to go out and throw the towel in now and finish disappointingly. 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