Paul George and James Harden put on a scoring clinic, combining for 66 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a crucial 116-111 victory over the Dallas Mavericks, evening the first-round playoff series at 2-2.

Despite a valiant effort from Luka Doncic (29 points) and Kyrie Irving (40 points), the Clippers’ dynamic duo proved too much to handle, propelling their team to victory in the absence of Kawhi Leonard.

As the series heads back to Los Angeles for Game 5, the Clippers have seized momentum and look to capitalize on their impressive comeback win to take control of the series.

Doncic battled through knee soreness to record his fourth career playoff triple-double, but it wasn’t enough to stave off the Clippers’ determined comeback.

Despite Irving’s heroics for the Mavericks, the Clippers’ resilience and scoring prowess ultimately proved decisive in knotting the series at two games apiece.