Dirk Nowitzki

Five takeaways from the Clippers' easy victory over the Mavericks

Five takeaways from the Clippers' easy victory over the Mavericks

The Clippers had no problem putting away the Mavericks in a 124-104 victory on Wednesday night in Dallas. The starters were able to rest the entire fourth quarter.

Here are five things to take away from the victory:

1) Austin Rivers drilled three three-pointers in the first quarter, tying his career high for long-range baskets in any quarter, which he now has done four times.

There was a sequence in which he made a three-pointer over Dirk Nowitzki, then stole the inbound pass and hit back-to-back threes.

He looked over at the Clippers bench and nodded his head and bounced back down court.

Rivers finished with 22 points, making seven of 11...

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