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GAME THREAD: Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Clippers

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Let’s root for the Baby Mavs and against the hated the Clippers!

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Dallas Mavericks Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

WHO: Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Clippers

WHAT: Yet more late season stay up late basketball.

WHERE: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA

WHEN: 9:30 p.m. CT

HOW: ESPN

THE STORY: The Dallas Mavericks are completely out of playoff contention and playing mostly backups and kids against the Los Angeles Clippers tonight, the second night of a road-road back-to-back, but there’s a really good reason to watch this game and root for your boys in blue: Screw the Clippers.

Yeah, I said it. Screw DeAndre Jordan and whole damn franchise. The Mavericks can beat them tonight and get LAC one step closer to the 6th seed in the West (and a First Round date with the Houston Rockets), and one step further away from their hopes of a championship.

I’d also like to point out that it’s wild that Dwight Powell, Yogi Ferrell, Nicolas Brussino, Harrison Barnes and Nerlens Noel are the starting lineup tonight. Could anyone have imagined that a year ago?

Go Mavs!