Mavericks-Clippers Preview

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The NBA's leading steals team will be at home in American Airlines Center, when the Dallas Mavericks (9.69 SPG) meet with the Los Angeles Clippers. With a 19-13 record, the Mavericks are setting themselves up nicely for the rest of the season. Entering with a record of 22-12, the Clippers have won their fair share of games. This game is slated to start at 8:30 pm EST and it will be covered by FSN-PT and FSN-SW.

The Mavericks come into today's game after beating Washington, 87-78. Monta Ellis was the game's leading scorer with 23 points in the game. The Clippers, meanwhile, are coming off a huge win over the Bobcats, 112-85. Blake Griffin was one of the key players, posting 31 points and 12 rebounds to claim his 24th double-double of the year.

The aggressive Los Angeles offense seems poised to dominate from the foul line. They rank second in the NBA at getting to the stripe (FTA rate of 34.3), while Dallas is among the league's most foul-prone squads (giving up a 28th-ranked FTA rate of 31.5).

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