PROGRAMS: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA (DECEMBER 27, 2020) (REUTERS PICTURES – MANDATORY CREDIT: JAYNE KAMIN-ONCEA – U.S.A. TODAY SPORTS) (MUTE).

1. LUKA DONCIC (77) IN ACTION.

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2. (SOUNDBITE) (English) RICK CARLISLE, DALLAS MAVERICKS COACH, PHRASE:.

” This was certainly our best shot and our best performance of all the games, pre season and routine season. We had some uneven effort in the very first couple of games, guys were aware of it, they understood the calibre of opponent today and they just decided that they were going to be the hardest playing group in the fitness center and you understand it was it was it was an excellent procedure and clearly the result took care of itself.”.

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3. DONCIC DURING GAME.

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4. (SOUNDBITE) (English) RICK CARLISLE, DALLAS MAVERICKS COACH, PHRASE:.

” Today our people didn’t allow each other to let down, and that’s how it’s going to be. This is a very uncommon year, there’s no crowds in the buildings, a lot of the impetus and the desire has got to originate from within groups.”.

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5. TYRELL TERRY (1) AND TERENCE MANN (14 ).

STORY: Luka Doncic had 24 points, 9 rebounds and eight helps, and the Dallas Mavericks set an NBA record for the largest halftime lead in the shot-clock age in a 124-73 win at the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday (December 27) afternoon.

Josh Richardson scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half for Dallas, which took a 77-27 lead into the break after shooting 58 percent from the floor and holding the Clippers to 24.3 percent, consisting of 1 of 19 from 3-point range.

The Golden State Warriors owned the previous record for biggest halftime lead in the shot-clock era (1954-55), taking a 47-point benefit into the break against the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 2, 1991.

The Clippers played without four-time All Star forward Kawhi Leonard, who suffered a laceration near his mouth late in Friday’s win versus the checking out Denver Nuggets. Paul George scored 15 points, and Serge Ibaka had 13 points and nine rebounds for Los Angeles.