The Cleveland Cavaliers got off to a slow start to the 2021-22 season with a 1-2 record. They lost their opening game against the Memphis Grizzlies on a 132-121 defeat followed by another loss to the Charlotte Hornets on a 123-112 outcome. On Saturday night, the team managed to bounce back on their third outing as they ran away with a 101-95 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
Head coach J.B. Bickerstaff and his men have shown promise early on but they still have to fix and learn from their errors on the court. Hopefully, their most recent win over the Hawks will give them much-needed confidence in order to win more games moving forward.
Here are four Cavs takeaways from the Cavaliers’ first three games of the season.
4. The Cavs got a rising star in Evan Mobley.
Certainly enough, finishing the previous season with one of the worst records in the league would eventually put the team in a favorable position in the 2021 NBA Draft. The Cavaliers decided to use the third overall pick to select USC big man Evan Mobley and the highly-touted prospect has been showing glimpses of his potential early on.