Harrell Dunks Clippers Past Mavericks 121-112

LOS ANGELES (Parlay Game) – Watch Harrell scored a career high of 32 points, Lou Williams added 21 and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Dallas Mavericks 121-112 Monday to advance to seventh place in the playoff series of the Western Conference.

Harrell had eight dunks, with jams with one or two hands, five of them in the first period.

Rookie Luka Doncic came back after missing two games with a painful right ankle to register his fourth triple-double for the Mavericks, who lost their fifth in a row. He had 28 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.

Danilo Gallinari added 20 points for the Clippers. Williams had 10 assists.

Led by Harrell and Williams, the Clippers' bench scored 71 points.

Los Angeles led by nine points early in the fourth inning, with Harrell taking the lead for two more dunks.

The Mavericks closed at 105-103 on seven consecutive points, including Tim Hardaway Jr.'s 3-pointer.

Dallas has never approached.

The Clippers have 3 Williams points and Patrick Beverley and Harrell completed a three-point game to advance to 116-108.

Doncic's 3-poin tied the score at 78-all in the third, while he had 11 points.

Harrell and Williams combined their efforts to score 12 of the Clippers' last 15 points on the third, giving them a 91-88 lead to finish fourth.

Dwight Powell had 24 points and Hardaway Jr. finished with 20 points for the Mavericks.

With nine seconds remaining, Clippers coach Doc Rivers grabbed the announcer's microphone to greet Dirk Nowitzki, who received a standing ovation. He scored 12 points on 3 out of 10 shots.

TIP-INS

Mavericks: Soic will be 20 years old on Thursday. … They fell to 2-17 against the west on the road. … Divide the season with LA 2-2.

Clippers: Harrell had 30 points in Memphis last Friday. … They improved to 5-6 overall and 1-3 at home in the second straight game after losing to Denver on Sunday.

FOLLOWING

Mavericks: Welcome Indiana Wednesday.

Clippers: Visit Utah on Wednesday.

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