The Clippers went on the road Thursday and lost a sloppy affair to the Mavericks by not executing down the stretch.
Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ 97-95 loss in Dallas:
1. J.J. Redick curled off a screen in the second quarter and drilled a three-pointer while being slapped in the face by Mavericks guard Wesley Matthews. Redick got up off the court and made the free throw for a four-point play.
The action left Redick with his 31st career four-point play, which ranked him second behind teammate Jamal Crawford (50).
Still, it was not one of Redick’s better games. He scored only nine points, missing seven of nine shots and four of his...