5 takeaways as Kawhi Leonard-less Clippers roll past Mavericks in Game 1

Clippers take commanding Game 1 win, 109-97, against Mavericks

Kawhi Leonard sidelined, but Clippers' stars step up

James Harden leads Clippers with 28 points, 8 assists.

Doncic and Irving struggle as Mavericks fall short.

Clippers dominate 3-point shooting, sinking 50% of attempts

Zubac's breakout game crucial for Clippers' success.