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Monday, February 13, 2012
After 3: Clippers 76, Mavs 74

By Jeff Caplan

DALLAS -- Caron Butler's got the 3-ball working and he's got a season-high 23 points with 10 coming in the comeback third quarter. L.A. erased an eight-point lead at halftime behind three Butler 3-pointers in the period. He's 5-of-9 from back there and just 7-of-17 overall.

Dallas, meanwhile, was just 7-of-20 shooting after hitting 57.9 percent in the first half.

Blake Griffin has just 14 points and Chris Paul has eight points and eight assists. Dirk Nowitzki has 11 with Shawn Marion leading the way with 14.