Luka Doncic, Mavs beat Clippers to take 3-2 series lead

  • Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic celebrates during Game 5 of the Mavericks’ series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

  • Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) shoots a 3-pointer as New York Knicks forward Reggie Bullock (25) defends during the fourth quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in New York. (Wendell Cruz/Pool Photo via AP)

LOS ANGELES — Luka Doncic scored 42 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. hit two free throws with eight seconds left, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-100 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series.