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Doncic was coming off four consecutive matches with at least 30 points plus 10 assists (a Mavericks franchise record) until the Clippers forced him to 4/14 field goal shooting. Doncic made 14/16 free throws to finish with a team-high 22 points plus eight rebounds and six assists while Dallas lost its first match after five straight wins.
Kawhi Leonard (28 points, eight rebounds) and Paul George (26 points, six steals) led the Clippers to victory. Ivica Zubac posted 11 points and seven rebounds as a starter.
From the Mavericks, Kristaps Porzingis had 15 points on 4/13 shots while Boban Marjanovic dropped four points in 18 minutes. Maxi Kleber was scoreless in the 18 minutes he played with 0/2 shots.