Cavs score first win of the season, beating Hawks 101-95

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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Evan Mobley (4) drives against Atlanta Hawks’ John Collins (20) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Evan Mobley had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help the Cleveland Cavaliers rally for their first win of the season with a 101-95 over the Atlanta Hawks.

Ricky Rubio had 23 points and eight assists, and Jarrett Allen collected 11 points and 14 rebounds for Cleveland, which trailed by 13 points in the second quarter.

Mobley, the No. 3 overall selection from USC, scored seven points during a 21-0 run that put Cleveland ahead 67-58 in the third.

Trae Young paced the Hawks with 24 points and seven assists, while Cam Reddish scored 19 points off the bench.

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