The Hawks defense remains atrocious, but credit head coach Lloyd Pierce for throwing a new wrinkle at the league's toughest cover.
Sunday's loss to the Memphis Grizzlies was Golden State's eighth in a row.
The Cavs recovered from their mid-week drama to take down the decimated Detroit Pistons in overtime on Thursday, ending a five-game losing streak behind a career-high 35 points from Tristan Thompson.
His 24 points in Tuesday's 119-112 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies were a career high.
Thursday's win over the Portland Trail Blazers salvaged a 1-2 week, but Minnesota's offense remains on life support.