GAME PREVIEW: 5 Things You Should Know About Clippers vs. Mavs Game 6

LA Clippers (2-3) vs. Mavericks – Game 6
  1. Last Matchup:  05/01/2024 | DAL 123 - LAC 93 | Zubac/George: 15 PTS - Doncic: 35 PTS
  2. The Clippers have won each of their last two road Game 6s, with wins at Dallas in 2021 and at Utah in 2017. Prior to that, LA was 1-3 all-time when playing Game 6 on the road.
  3. The Clippers’ nine made threes in Game 5 came from eight different players. That tied Los Angeles’ playoff record for most players with a three in a single playoff game (three times in 2021, once in 2020).
  4. In LA’s last visit to Dallas, Paul George scored 33 points and notched four steals. It’s the only time since the Clippers moved to California that a player has had a road playoff game with at least 30 points and four steals.
  5. Ivica Zubac has had 10+ points and a steal in all five playoff games this season. The last three seven-footers to have a longer such streak to start a single postseason were Joel Embiid (6 in 2018), Dirk Nowitzki (8 in 2002) and David Robinson (13 in 1999).
  6. Paul George led the Clippers in Game 5 with two threes, the 14th time of his career leading the team outright in made threes. The only Clipper to lead the team outright in threes in more playoff games is Chris Paul (19).