“On this team and under the scope that we’re under, yeah, he’s going to get ridiculed a little bit, but in these four walls with our team, we’ve all got his back. ET, the Mavericks are listed as +240 underdogs. Dallas will have to do it again in Game 5 tonight. What issues are on the ballot in California and Los Angeles County. The series is truly up for grabs entering an absolutely pivotal Game 5 matchup on Tuesday night. Absolutely. Lou Will, Harrell, and RJax are just hurting the team too much defensively. The Mavericks beat the Clippers in Game 4 without Kristaps Porzingis.. Dallas will have to do it again in Game 5 tonight. Lou Williams had a monster 36-point performance in a losing effort in Game 4, and without Williams, the Clippers likely never would have made it to overtime. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images. Dallas can’t stop the Clippers; the Mavs are  going to have to keep outscoring them. How San Francisco became a COVID-19 success story as other cities stumbled. Marcus Morris had a bad Game 4, and Montezl Harrell has been bad throughout. Pictured: Luka Doncic. Clippers are counting on Tyronn Lue’s ‘Midas touch’ with people. Copyright 2020 © Action Network Inc, All Rights Reserved.Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | AdChoices. Neither team has won two in a row yet, and each game has featured plenty of back-and-forth lead changes. He remains questionable to play in Game 5 as he nurses a sore knee and could be another game-time decision on Tuesday. Tyronn Lue close to adding three assistants to Clippers’ staff. Yeah. Inside, Dallas has asked Maxi Kleber and Dorian Finney-Smith to step up in small lineups. Rick Carlisle said yesterday that Sunday's MRI result was good news in that it didn't rule him out, so can only speculate that the knee's simply too sore/stiff today. Still, I’m not convinced we’ll see Porzingis, and he hasn’t played well through injuries in the past. Meanwhile, the Clippers still bring a whole lot of firepower to the battle every night. The Clippers allowed 0.91 points per possession on spot-ups during the regular season. Hopefully, the two teams can bottle that excitement and give us another thriller. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. It’s getting harder and harder to know what to expect from these two teams. Dallas is scoring 1.19 points per possession on spot-up attempts. But don’t be fooled: Porzingis is a star, and the Mavs need him out there. Luka Doncic has been the best player in the series, and that is one heck of a statement considering the guys in red and blue. Dodgers right-handed hitters Mookie Betts and Justin Turner are key to delivering a World Series title to a generation of fans who haven’t experienced one. A day after he would have turned 42, Kobe Bryant is remembered on Monday, 8/24, including the naming of a Los Angeles street in his honor. These teams’ combined scoring has increased in each game of the series: from 228 points in Game 1 to 241, 252 and 268 points in each of the subsequent games, respectively. Elliott: Dodgers can deliver World Series win, indelible memories for new generation of fans. His potential absence puts an awful lot of pressure on Doncic and the Mavericks’ shooters. A look at California’s November ballot propositions. But I’m betting with my wallet.”. “Maybe the kid has some magic in him. The Mavericks’ top-ranked offense from the regular season has translated to postseason play as Dallas has lit up LA for 123.5 points per game. Doc Rivers isn’t counting on Patrick Beverley to be available for Game 5 vs. Dallas. Clippers guards Lou Williams, Reggie Jackson and Landry Shamet haven’t been up to the task defensively. Where to vote. How Doc Rivers and other legendary coaches influenced Tyronn Lue. Subscribe to our new NBA Insiders tool at FantasyLabs to beat the market with our cutting edge player projections, injury news and betting thresholds. — Brad Townsend (@townbrad) August 25, 2020, As of the 11 a.m. report Porzingis was listed as questionable, so this is a quick 2-level downgrade. PG is scoring only 15.3 points per game on an abysmal 29% from the field. A good basketball player is not just defined by the shots he makes. So, missing Finney-Smith – who has also defended Kawhi Leonard and Paul George relatively well – would really compound the Mavericks’ issues. Odds boosts are simply regular bets offered at enticing odds. You’re going to accidentally foul. … But the game-plan mistakes just can’t be made, and we’re doing them in a major fashion. “We just keep trying to tell [George] to get out of his head, try to block out the social media, the fans and just get back to playing ball,” forward JaMychal Green said Monday, a day after the Mavericks evened the series at two games apiece. At other times, Shamet believed the team had “become a little too caught up in the emotions of the game.” Green just saw a group lacking edge, even during a postseason the franchise has focused on all season. [Bet Mavericks-Clippers now at DraftKings and get a $1,000 sign-up bonus.]. Yet the Clippers have been porous in one-on-one situations. Exclusive data helped you make smarter betting decisions. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, call 1-800 GAMBLER. While reviewing Sunday’s lost 21-point lead and eventual 135-133 Game 4 defeat in overtime, the team saw a version of itself that looked nothing like the one whose timely adjustments and aggressive play won the series’ third game. While reviewing Sunday’s lost 21-point lead and eventual 135-133 Game 4 … Honesty is the source of his magnetism. Nobody here is worried about it.”, It’s 8/24, and Kobe Bryant Day includes naming of street for him. I wonder if they’ll tilt toward guys like Morris and JaMychal Green — who are steadier on defense — and ask Kawhi to pick up the scoring slack. . For now, I’m not picking a side, and I’ll just ride the scoring wave and play the over 236. Get the latest on L.A.'s teams in the daily Sports Report newsletter. George hasn’t been alone in underperforming. The Chargers still are treating Justin Herbert like a rookie quarterback, but he seems to be learning fast. By metrics including points allowed off turnovers, second-chance opportunities and keeping the Mavericks out of the paint, the Clippers have matched or improved upon their regular-season numbers. Endorsements. Since Game 1, George has made 10 of his last 47 field-goal attempts, including four of his 12 shots inside 10 feet and 14% of his catch-and-shoot opportunities, down from 41% during the regular season. See what plays the Action Network experts are making for all of today's games. California’s November election will feature 12 statewide ballot measures. The Mavericks beat the Clippers in Game 4 without Kristaps Porzingis. The Mavericks and Clippers are tied at 2-2 in their NBA Western Conference Playoffs series after Luka Doncic's game-winning 3 to close out Game 4. The same sentiment could be said of the Clippers as a whole entering Game 5 on Tuesday night. Oops! Dallas' line opened at +6 for Game 5 and has since been bet down to +8 to +8.5 across the betting market. They could easily rise to +350 or above in-game with an early deficit. The rest of the Clippers role players are just that: role players. “We’re too casual right now,” Green said. The protocols to decide USC sophomore wide receiver Munir McClain’s fate are still unclear as NCAA rules do not cover unemployment benefits. My wallet paid for the Luka magic, and it was worth every penny. Judicial seats on the Superior Court may seem the most obscure ballot items, but they now loom large as building blocks in a foundation of justice. Tyronn Lue has a ‘Midas touch’ with people, a likability that has won over high school friends and NBA power brokers. How to vote. DISCLAIMER: This site is 100% for entertainment purposes only and does not involve real money betting. Is he still moving the ball, playing hard defensively? A University of Oregon graduate, he grew up on the Oregon coast. Munir McClain’s family still has no explanation for football suspension by USC. He’s playing the right way. L.A. really misses Patrick Beverley. Update: Mavs’ Kristaps Porzingis ruled out for Game 5 vs. Clippers; Luka Doncic, Dorian Finney-Smith to play This will be the Mavericks' second straight game without Porzingis. “But they’re doing a great job within their offense and getting looks, starting with Luka getting his guys open shots and him making his shots.”, Sign up for Full-Court Text with NBA reporters Dan Woike and Tania Ganguli. “We’ve got to get back to being that gritty team, and once we get back to that gritty team, we [are] unstoppable.”. LA is -260 but could get close to even odds if they fall behind. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Flipboard (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). The version of Paul George that has been mired in a slump for much of the Clippers’ first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks has looked nothing like the nearly unstoppable shooter of one month ago, when the NBA’s restart began at Disney World‘s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla. George shot 52% on three-pointers during three scrimmages and began the seeding round by making 14 of his first 22 three-point attempts. Miami assistant Dan Craig, ex-Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson and former Cleveland assistant Larry Drew have committed to join the Clippers as assistants. This service is intended for adult users only. San Francisco shut down early in the pandemic and later limited reopening. Andrew Greif is the Clippers beat writer for the Los Angeles Times. Harrell is not back at full speed yet, and he’s getting roasted by Doncic on defense. Nobody is worried about that. Your guide to the 2020 election in California. sports Mavericks. Endorsement: Steve Morgan, David Berger, David Diamond for L.A. County Superior Court. The highlight of Doncic’s game-winning 28-foot shot in overtime “will live on for years and likely decades,” Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said — and with it, the defense of Clippers guard Reggie Jackson will be replayed for years. Thus is life. Well, 43 points, 17 rebounds, 13 assists, and a walk-off game-winning step-back 3 later, and the series is now tied-up at two games apiece. Fans who traveled to Texas to watch the Dodgers chase a World Series title appreciate the opportunity while recognizing a celebration would be muted. Only Kawhi Leonard has consistently showed up for the Clippers this series. They're available to everyone and there's no limit to how many you can bet. The same sentiment could be said of the Clippers as a whole entering Game 5 on Tuesday night. Dodgers fans thrilled at possible World Series title while lamenting 2020 oddities. I’ll play the over up to 238 and keep an eye on those live odds swings. As of Monday at 11:45 p.m. Yet since scoring 27 points in the opening game against the Mavericks, George has shot 21% overall from the field and 16% on three-pointers to become the first player since the Boston Celtics’ Bob Cousy in 1960 to shoot less than 25%, on a minimum of 10 shots, in three consecutive playoff games, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

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