Dallas takes on Los Angeles, looks to end 4-game slide
Dallas Mavericks (26-33, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (33-27, eighth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10 p.m. Eastern
BOTTOM LINE: Dallas is looking to stop its four-game slide with a win against Los Angeles.
The Clippers have gone 16-12 in home games. Los Angeles ranks third in the league shooting 38.3 percent from deep, led by Danilo Gallinari shooting 43.9 percent from 3-point range.
The Mavericks are 14-22 in conference matchups. Dallas is 9-17 in games decided by at least 10 points. The Mavericks won the last meeting between these two squads 106-98 on Jan. 22. Harrison Barnes led the way with 20 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Landry Shamet leads the Clippers averaging 2.4 made 3-pointers and scoring 11.2 points per game while shooting 46.2 percent from beyond the arc. Lou Williams is averaging 1.8 made 3-pointers and 25.1 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Barnes has averaged 17.7 points and 4.2 rebounds for the Mavericks. Tim Hardaway Jr. has averaged 14 points and added 2.6 rebounds while shooting 35.6 percent over the last 10 games for Dallas.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 4-6, averaging 104 points, 43.1 rebounds, 22.6 assists, 5.2 steals and three blocks per game while shooting 43.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.8 points on 45.3 percent shooting.
Clippers: 5-5, averaging 115 points, 43.4 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 8.2 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 48.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.4 points on 46.0 percent shooting.
Clippers Injuries: Wilson Chandler: out (quad), Luc Mbah a Moute: out (knee).
Mavericks Injuries: Kristaps Porzingis: out for season (knee), J.J. Barea: out for season (lower leg), Maxi Kleber: day to day (illness), Luka Doncic: day to day (ankle).