Clippers vs Mavericks Final: 129-127 - Recap
|Clippers vs Mavericks Final: 129-127 - Recap|
Dallas was victimized by J.J. Redick for 33 points as the Clippers defeated the Mavericks 129-127 in NBA action on Wednesday.
Los Angeles won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 209.5.
Los Angeles got 25 points from Matt Barnes and another 23 points from Blake Griffin. Darren Collison contributed 10 assists, while DeAndre Jordan cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Dallas got 27 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 20 points from Samuel Dalembert. Monta Ellis contributed 13 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki had 8 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break leading 72-62 before taking care of business in the second half.
Dallas had a 47-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Knicks. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.