Trezz, remembers, as a kid, destroying “thousands” of the you hoops you hang around the house — and his grandma always replacing them. pic.twitter.com/RER0BU5xpR— Mirjam Swanson (@MirjamSwanson) August 18, 2020 Mavs continue their hot shooting to open the quarter, extend lead to 69-61. But Luka Doncic picked up his fourth foul, which spells nervous time for Mavs fans. “No offense, but on the Porzingis throw-out, that [conversation between Marcus Morris Sr. And Luka Doncic] wasn’t enough for anyone else to get involved.” (WITH VID this time; 📹: @kylegoon) pic.twitter.com/KihV6GAL3k— Mirjam Swanson (@MirjamSwanson) August 18, 2020 Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error SECOND QUARTERThe Mavs stays hot as the end of the quarter nears, but the Clips stay close, trailing 50-43 with 3:52 left, and 61-56 at half That’s how you start a game 😤#MFFL | @MaxiKleber @luka7doncic pic.twitter.com/IW8Qq3i16H— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) August 20, 2020PREGAMEMavs Coach Rick Carlisle on Pat Bev: “He’s a terrific player, he brings certain elements that are unique to their team. But they’re very deep.” https://t.co/LPpmWQx5Ke— Mirjam Swanson (@MirjamSwanson) August 19, 2020 The Mavs came out firing again, extending their lead to 40-25 with 9:16 to go in the half. Mavericks’ Kristaps Porzingis (knee) has been upgraded to probable to play in Game 2 against the Clippers, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 19, 2020 Video highlights and social media reaction from Wednesday’s Mavericks victory over the ClippersFOURTH QUARTERThe Mavs didn’t let the Clippers get any closer, they even the series with a 127-114 victory. Love that the Clippers trailed 15-4 and https://t.co/fOTBJzx3y6 box was giving them a WIN PROBABILITY of 51%.https://t.co/eCUIrpNfo4— Mirjam Swanson (@MirjamSwanson) August 20, 2020 LUKA TO KP 🔥#MFFL | https://t.co/bM4Iab5fHv pic.twitter.com/LYM7vI9kmV— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) August 20, 2020 Sweet look for Sweet Lou.📺 @FoxSportsWest | @TeamLou23 pic.twitter.com/qGTrKmzkI8— LA Clippers (@LAClippers) August 20, 2020 THIRD QUARTERThe Mavs closed the quarter strong to take a 98-85 heading to the fourth. 🗣 @MONSTATREZZ pic.twitter.com/OllJuJKBeo— LA Clippers (@LAClippers) August 20, 2020Mavs come out strong, scoring first eight points and up 15-2 five minutes into the game.Clippers better send in Joakim to try to get Luka kicked out or this thing could get out of hand…— nick wright (@getnickwright) August 20, 2020 A glimpse at what the Clippers are focused on ahead of Game 2 tonight. https://t.co/KtEYz4f4Mg— Mirjam Swanson (@MirjamSwanson) August 19, 2020 It’s different for the Clippers when one of their top defenders isn’t guarding Luka. Transition here, Clippers have to do a better job of loading especially if someone else is guarding Luka. Too easy of a basket. pic.twitter.com/NYGrgfxh4O— Steve Jones Jr. (@stevejones20) August 20, 2020 “If KenPom existed for the NBA, I would guess that the Clippers would be number 1…They are by the book the best team. But there are questions about whether that matters.”@clubtrillion and @tatefrazier break down their picks for the college equivalents of the Clippers and Mavs pic.twitter.com/l91aWsJgDc— FOX College Hoops (@CBBonFOX) August 19, 2020 Follow Southern California Newspaper Group reporters Kyle Goon and Mirjam Swanson as they cover the Lakers and Clippers in the NBA playoffs. Final score: Mavericks 127, Clippers 114 (best-of-seven series tied, 1-1).Clippers can’t catch Dallas, drop Game 2 of playoff series #ClipperNation has been keeping @MONSTATREZZ in its collective heart. He talked with the media about missing his dear grandmother yesterday. https://t.co/EjyVjgolnu— Mirjam Swanson (@MirjamSwanson) August 19, 2020 HALFTIME: Mavericks 61, Clippers 56 Wait, maybe the Clippers do have it, they only trail 120-110 with 3:27 left. The Clippers are fishing, they’ve reeled the Mavs back in again, trail 75-72 midway through third after a Marcus Morris 3. Luca Doncic with four personal fouls. Nervous time has arrived for the Clippers, trailing 104-88 with 9:32 to go. Do they have another run left? FIRST QUARTERIt was the Clippers who jumped out to an 18-2 lead in Game 1, only to have the Mavericks come back and take the lead. Well, after the Mavs’ 15-2 lead, here come the Clippers, trailing only 29-25 at the end of the quarter.Mavs 29, Clippers 25 | End 1 | Clippers started off 1 for 10 and trailed by as many as 13 … but their Sixth Man of the Year candidates steadied the ship: Lou Will with 10 points on 4-5 shooting, Trezz with some good D + 4 points — he’s a team-best +9 in the box so far.— Mirjam Swanson (@MirjamSwanson) August 20, 2020 The Clippers don’t have it, the Mavs are just to good down the stretch and lead 117-102 with 4:51 left.