The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Dallas Mavericks 118-108 in Game 3, cutting the series lead to 2-1.

Paul George, who finished with 29 points and seven rebounds, kept perspective following the win.

"We're down 2-1. We haven't shown anything," said George. "We're not the favorites [to win it all]. We're not the defending champs. We haven't shown anything.

"We have to continue to keep doing it. We've got to win this series, but it's one game at a time. We've got to win Game 4 and send it back to L.A. Take home-court advantage. But off one win, we haven't shown anything."

Kawhi Leonard added 36 points on 13-of-17 shooting. 

The Clippers also made an adjustment by inserting Reggie Jackson into the starting lineup in place of Patrick Beverley.

Rajon Rondo agreed with George, saying that the Clippers haven't accomplished anything yet.

"Champions respond. We can't crown ourselves too early, but understand to have that mindset that when things get wrong, we got to fight, and tonight we stuck to the fight, down 19. I think that's one of the biggest obstacles in the playoffs. We haven't done anything special though. We won one game, and we'll watch the film tomorrow and see how we can come out better on Sunday and hopefully have the same type of outcome."