What a win and what a performance from Luka Doncic. Anyone who says they knew how this series was going to unfold is a liar, and not even a good one. This game gave us some Wizard Rick Carlisle adjustments, Luka brilliance, big shot and a nail-biter of a finish. Let’s look at some stats from the Mavericks 105-100 Game 5 win against the Clippers.
411 inches: the combined height of the starting lineup
Speaking of adjustments, Rick caused a bit of a pre-game kerfuffle among the Maverick’s Twitter contingent when word got out that he was planning on starting seldom-used but always beloved big man Boban Marjanovic alongside the equally towering Kristaps Porzingis.