Clippers-Mavericks: 5 takeaways from Dallas' defensive-minded Game 3 victory

Daniel Gafford's defiant rejection at the rim epitomized Dallas' refusal to yield on their home court.

A game-time decision, Gafford's resilience spoke volumes: "Not here. Not tonight.

Dallas delivered a resounding message to LA, securing a 2-1 series lead with a commanding 101-90 victory.

Luka Doncic's subdued scoring masked his significant impact, guiding Dallas to a pivotal Game 3 triumph.

Kyrie Irving's second-half surge propelled the Mavericks, highlighting their depth and versatility in the face of adversity

Dallas' lob-filled assault showcased their dominance in the paint, establishing a formidable presence that the Clippers struggled to contain.