Winner-Takes-All: Mavericks vs Clippers Game 5 Showdown Looms

May 2, 2024
Winner-Takes-All: Mavericks vs Clippers Game 5 Showdown Looms
  • The Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Clippers are tied 2-2 ahead of their critical Game 5 in the Western Conference playoff series.

  • Game 5 is scheduled for May 1, 2024, at Arena in Los Angeles, California.

  • The winning team will advance to face the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second round of the playoffs.

  • Kawhi Leonard is absent for the Clippers, who have engaged in psychological warfare by displaying a taunting ad outside the arena.

  • The Mavericks are currently the favorites to win Game 5, increasing the stakes for the Clippers in a potential Game 6.

  • The Clippers must win both the upcoming Game 5 and Game 6 on Friday to progress, should they lose Game 5.

  • This series is the last to be decided in the Western Conference, with the Lakers, Suns, and Pelicans already knocked out.

  • SportsLine offers detailed picks and predictions, while CBS Sports provides daily picks throughout the playoffs.

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