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Their decision certainly made sense at the time.
The Clippers took things from there, rallying for a 129-127 victory that served as quite the sendoff for a seven-game, 11-day trip.
They should be able to float all the way to New York after
The Clippers scored the game's final 11 points.
"There were some crazy plays," Redick said.
The Clippers watched a nine-point lead late in the third quarter disappear with stunning ease, the Mavericks scoring 32 of the next 38 points to go ahead, 121-106.
"We absolutely lost it for a while," Clippers Coach
Dirk Nowitzki scored 27 points and
It was another stunning rally for the Clippers against Dallas after they outscored the Mavericks 16-2 over the final few minutes of their last meeting 11 days earlier.
The Clippers also enjoyed the reappearance of Barnes, who scored a season-high 25 points and made a three-pointer with 1:41 left that started his team's rally. Barnes made 10 of 18 shots, including five of 10 three-pointers.
"The resolve that we had tonight and some of these other games have been great," said Griffin, who got into a testy exchange late in the game with Dalembert. "We locked in when it got chippy and made the plays down the stretch when it tightened up."
Clippers point guard
Redick made six of eight three-pointers in the first half, leaving him three short of the franchise record.
The Mavericks finally started to pay a little closer attention to Redick after he made four of his first five shots from beyond the arc. He drew a bevy of defenders in the second quarter before passing to Griffin, who drove for a one-handed dunk over Dalembert.
The Clippers would have more emphatic celebrating to do later. At least among those who were still there.