Cleveland’s Evan Mobley drives against Atlanta’s John Collins in the first half of their game on Saturday in Cleveland. Tony Dejak/Associated Press

CLEVELAND — 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 on Saturday night.

Ricky Rubio had 23 points and eight assists, and Jarrett Allen added 11 points and 14 rebounds for Cleveland, which trailed by 13 points in the second quarter. The Cavaliers had lost their first two games, both by 11.

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. Atlanta went scoreless for 4:28 after Trae Young made a layup with 46 seconds left in the second quarter.

Young paced the Hawks with 24 points and seven assists, while Cam Reddish scored 19 points off the bench and Clint Capela had 10 points and 14 rebounds. Atlanta won its opener 113-87 over Dallas two days earlier.

The Hawks pulled within 99-95 in the final minute, but missed a pair of shots before Lauri Markkanen sealed the win by making two free throws with 15 seconds remaining.

Mobley also blocked four shots in 35 minutes. The 7-foot power forward has started all three games and is averaging 15.7 points and 8.3 rebounds.

PACERS 102, HEAT 91: Oshae Brissett scored 18 points, including the go-ahead inside basket in overtime, as Indiana outlasted visiting Miami.

The teams traded baskets to start overtime, then Brissett scored off an offensive rebound to provide a 90-88 lead and start a 9-0 run.

Rookie guard Chris Duarte led the Pacers with 19 points. Point guard Malcolm Brogdon had 18 points and 15 assists.

The Pacers bounced back after opening the season with a pair of one-point road losses including in overtime defeat at Washington on Thursday.

Tyler Herro led all scorers with 30 points and also grabbed 10 rebounds. All-Star guard Jimmy Butler added 19. Bam Adebayo had 17 points and 16 rebounds.

Butler missed shots on back-to-back possessions with the game tied in the final minute. Brogdon blocked Butler’s driving layup attempt with 17 seconds remaining.

Duarte missed a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation.

The outcome was in stark contrast to the Heat’s season opener, a 42-point home blowout of NBA champion Milwaukee on Thursday. Miami scored 40 points in the first quarter of that win, yet managed just 46 points and trailed by 10 at the half against Indiana.

MAVERICKS 103, RAPTORS 95: Luka Doncic had 27 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds, narrowly missing his 37th career triple-double, Kristaps Porzingis had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Dallas rallied from an early 14-point deficit to win in Toronto.

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 13 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and Dwight Powell and Dorian Finney-Smith each had 11 as Dallas bounced back from Thursday’s season-opening loss at Atlanta.

OG Anunoby scored 23 points for the Raptors, who were playing the second game of a back-to-back. Toronto won 115-83 at Boston on Friday.

Fred VanVleet scored 20 points and Scottie Barnes had 17. Precious Achiuwa had 10 points and 12 rebounds and Gary Trent Jr. scored 12 points.

BULLS 97, PISTONS 82: DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points, Nikola Vucevic added 15 points and 18 rebounds and Chicago beat visiting Detroit.

DeRozan put an exclamation point on his night, finishing a thunderous third quarter dunk despite getting hit in the face by Pistons guard Hamidou Diallo. His efforts helped give the Bulls their first 3-0 start to a season since 2016.

They were also badly needed, as Zach LaVine endured a sluggish start for the second straight night. Chicago’s star didn’t hit his first shot until just after the six minute mark of the second, and finished the night with 14 points on 6 of 18 shooting.

TIMBERWOLVES 96, PELICANS 89: Karl-Anthony Towns scored 15 of his 25 points for Minnesota in the first quarter, before fouling out in frustration and being forced to watch the Timberwolves hang on for a victory in Minneapolis.

Anthony Edwards had 14 of his 19 points in the first half for the undefeated Timberwolves, who leaned on their defense and forced a franchise-record-tying 30 turnovers by the Pelicans.

Brandon Ingram scored 30 points — with seven turnovers — and center Jonas Valanciunas had best game with his new team with 20 points and 17 rebounds. The Zion Williamson-less and winless Pelicans shot just 9 for 40 from 3-point range. Nickeil Alexander-Walker was 2 for 13 from deep and 6 for 24 overall, grabbing 14 rebounds to go with 14 points.


NBA G-LEAGUE: The Maine Celtics acquired Cullen Russo and Eric Demers via trade after the NBA G League draft on Saturday.

Maine Celtics Isaiah Ross in the first round and Lindsey Drew in the third round, then traded both players in a three-team trade with Rio Grande Valley and Santa Cruz.

Russo, a 6-foot, 9-inch forward, was the 28th selection in the first round. He played for the Oklahoma City Blue during the 2017-18 G League season.

Demers, a guard, was selected in the second round. He played for Div. III Gordon College, average 32.3 points per game his senior season.

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