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Clippers rally from 17 points down in 4th to beat Mavericks 129-127 for 4th straight win

  • Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, right, puts up a shot as Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, of Germany, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, right, puts up a shot as Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, of Germany, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, has words with Dallas Mavericks guard Jose Calderon during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, has words with Dallas Mavericks guard Jose Calderon during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis, right, puts up a shot as Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis, right, puts up a shot as Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

J.J. Redick scored a career-high 33 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from 17 points down with 4 ½ minutes left to beat the Dallas Mavericks 129-127 on Wednesday night.

Matt Barnes added 25 points, Blake Griffin had 23 and Jamal Crawford scored 16, including a pair of free throws that gave the Clippers the lead with 11 seconds to go. They improved to 18-3 at home with their fourth straight win.

Dirk Nowitzki scored 27 points and Samuel Dalembert added a season-high 20 for the Mavs, whose three-game winning streak ended when they couldn't hold a 123-106 lead. Jose Calderon hit four 3-pointers on his way to 16 points.