The Cavaliers defeated the Hawks, 101-95. Evan Mobley, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft out of USC, recorded 17 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks for the Cavaliers, while Ricky Rubio added 23 points and eight assists in the victory. Trae Young led all scorers with 24 points and seven assists for the Hawks in the losing effort. The Cavaliers improve to 1-2 on the season, while the Hawks fall to 1-1.