The Atlanta Hawks got back in the win column in a 127-98 win over the Cavs that was filled with surprises.
What were they? Well, glad you asked!
It was in Cleveland.
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love were all active and healthy.
Jeff Teague was not healthy.
Shelvin Mack led the team with 24 points, including 6-6 from three point range.
Mack scored that when the game mattered, not in clean up in Aisle Blowout.
Dennis Schröder started and played lights out himself, getting a double-double in 22 minutes...with a single turnover.
The Hawks shot an unreal 64.5% from the field, including a mind-altering 16-28 on threes -- payback, Cleveland!
The bench was 22-33 shooting, and it wasn't just Mack. Mike Scott was 5-7 and Pero Antic was 4-6.
The Hawks sported a healthy 36 assist to nine turnover ratio, dwarfing the very good 24:8 ratio from Cleveland.
Anyway, the whole game was a tasty treat and showed this Hawks team is as real as it gets. Sure, there's no marquee name on the team, but the grind keeps claiming victims and I doubt that Cleveland knows what ran over them tonight.
To help them, it rhymes with Yeltsin Tack.