Their Ability To Stretch The Floor
While the Clippers boast a very stingy defense led by Paul George and Kawhi Leonard, the Mavericks are the kind of team that could break them down.
Very few teams in the league can stretch the floor like the Mavericks can. Luka Doncic is a lethal threat from deep, as is big man Kristaps Porzingis. Around them, Dallas has done an excellent job of adding shooters.
Tim Hardaway Jr., Seth Curry, Trey Burke, and Maxi Kleber can all shoot the three. The Clippers are going to have their hands full on the perimeter. George and Leonard can only guard two players.
With Doncic being a pro at getting into the paint, he will be able to create for the shooters around him. If the Mavericks are shooting the ball well, this series could end up going their way.