Irving makes a strong first impression in front of Doncic and helps Dallas Mavericks defeat LA Clippers in the NBA.

the start of a brand-new era in the NBA history of the Dallas Mavericks.

At least, that's what the Texas team's supporters hope after watching Kyrie Irving

Under Luka Doncic's watch, who is still recovering from an ankle ailment

Kawhi Leonard, who had been out until that point, requested a pass to direct the response of the home

NBA debut on Wednesday, August 8, against the Los Angeles Clippers at Arena.

Irving, though, was the star of the evening as he guided the guests and inspired optimism for Dallas' future.