Jalen Brunson, Maxi Kleber help Dallas Mavericks even series against Utah Jazz with Luka Doncic out

The formula the Dallas Mavericks used to pull off their series-evening 110-104 win in Monday's Game 2 felt painfully familiar to the Utah Jazz.

the Mavs opened the floor by playing five-out offense, consistently exploiting the Jazz's shoddy perimeter defense to create a plethora of open 3-point looks.

The good thing is it's Game 2," Jazz center Rudy Gobert said. "It's not Game 6 with the series on the line.

We've got a lot of time to watch film, to adjust, all of us individually and collectively to see the things we can do better and go from there."

the Jazz need to solve is figuring out whether anybody on the roster is capable of staying in front of Mavs point guard Jalen Brunson.

He had a career night with 41 points and five assists, becoming the first player in franchise history

Every time I was open, I shot the ball," Kleber said. "We analyzed how they play defense and where the looks are coming from.

"The beauty is his teammates trust him," Mavs coach Jason Kidd said. "He has to shoot them,