Booker scores 47, leads Suns past Clippers to win series

Los Angeles Clippers guard Norman Powell (24) shoots between Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) and guard Chris Paul (3) during Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Tuesday in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX — Devin Booker scored 47 points, including 25 in a spectacular third quarter, to lead the Phoenix Suns past the Los Angeles Clippers 136-130 on Tuesday night and win the Western Conference first-round playoff series in five games.