The Los Angeles Clippers (23-12) upended the Dallas Mavericks (19-14) behind a 16-2 run they used to close out the fourth quarter on Friday night. The final score was 119-112.
The Clippers took control after Chris Paul left the game with a strained shoulder in the third quarter.
Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan each scored 25 points and Darren Collison chipped in with 22 off the bench in his return to Dallas.
Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavericks with 24 points and Shawn Marion had 20.