The Dallas Mavericks have played pretty well through 6 games of the playoffs so far. In their hard-fought, highly competitive series against the Clippers, they are showing some real heart and fight.

And while Luka Doncic has been amazing thus far, the team might be in even better shape if Kristaps Porzingis, the team's second-highest-paid player, would step up to the plate.

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So far this series, he's averaging just a little over 12 points per game, and it hasn't gone unnoticed by NBA analyst Kevin O'Connor: