Clippers 112, Mavericks 90: Jamal Crawford scored a game-high 20 points and Blake Griffin added 19 and 13 rebounds as host Los Angeles got off to a fast start and never looked back en route to its fourth straight victory.
Caron Butler contributed 16 points and Chris Paul chipped in 14 and 13 assists for the Clippers, who began a three-game homestand with their seventh win in their last eight at the Staples Center.
Vince Carter scored 16 points, Derek Fisher recorded 15 and Shawn Marion and Chris Kaman added 14 apiece for Dallas, which has lost six of its last seven road contests.
Los Angeles scored the first seven points of the game and never relinquished the lead, increasing it to 11 after one quarter and 18 at halftime. Dallas got within 29-27 less than three minutes into the second period, but Crawford's third 3-pointer of the stanza with 51.3 seconds remaining gave the Clippers a 20-point cushion.
A layup by Matt Barnes with 3:23 left in the fourth quarter gave Los Angeles its biggest lead at 106-82. The Mavericks got the deficit down to 20, but a layup and an alley-oop dunk by Eric Bledsoe in the final stages restored the 24-point advantage.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Carter scored 12 of the Mavericks' 24 points in the second quarter. ... Los Angeles had four players in double figures at halftime. ... Fisher scored 11 of his 15 points in the third quarter.